Category Archives: Science Fiction

What’s an emDrive?

A means of producing thrust in a vacuum without using a reaction mass. Possibly a reactionless drive.  If it really works, then this is a game changer for spaceflight. The chances that it’s real? Don’t hold your breath.  Wikipedia has … Continue reading

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World Population

In recent issues, Analog editor Stanley Schmidt has been on a witch-hunt over overpopulation. Not sure what touched this off in his mind, but it seems that he’s bought into the Malthusian view that we are in immanent danger of … Continue reading

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DragonFlight – A Review

The first book Anne McCaffrey wrote in the Dragonriders of Pern series, although not the first book in historical sequence. This is a series that I am going to really enjoy. This first book was written in 1968, and the … Continue reading

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Retro-Futuristic Art

Via Glenn Reynolds, here’s a link to retro-futuristic art. Really cool stuff. Technorati Tags: Science Fiction, Art

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

This is a truly hilarious take on Douglas Adam’s great masterpiece from the 1970’s. The movie takes from the first three of the trilogy. Here’s the absolutely hysterical, wonderfully wild, cosmic adventure comedy THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Based … Continue reading

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