One of the best things about writing science fiction, is that if you pick an obscure enough occupation for your protagonists, nobody can tell you you got it wrong… Asteroid mining, for example. There is a little knowlegde about asteroid
You thought I was making up solar sails? Well, I’m not the only writer that’s used them in their scifi. And now science is catching up. Strange that I can share it to Facebook and then embed it, but not
Could moons of exoplanets harbour life? That is a question currently engaging scientists involved in exoplanet identification. Earthsky.org, a wonderful news feed in need of annual funding, featured a post last month on 121 giant planets identified outside our solar
During the slow days that our heroes will have during Curved Space to Corsair, I set Lars hacking the Imperium database. Hacking is not a subject I know much about. I’ve seen enough films involving it to make it up
This interesting post was part of a round-up from Scifi and Scary, which is a really interesting blog that I recommend (I skip the scary bits). The Sci-Fi Zone: Science Fiction to Science Fact Sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction.