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Blindsight by Peter Watts

Blindsight by Peter Watts

Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great science fiction about humanity's first contact with a truly alien species ... perhaps even more alien than the humans sent to make that contact.

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Understanding the Fermi Paradox

I’ve mentioned the Fermi Paradox in several articles over the months, mainly related to book reviews involving contact with alien civilizations.  But I never really felt the need to elaborate on the idea.  Everyone knows what the Fermi Paradox is, …

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Space Whale by Yohann Schepacz

Space Whale by Yohann Schepacz

Note: This vignette is a continuation from Heavy Metal. Our transport pushed through the shell and entered Nullspace, the void between realities, a shortcut that allows humanity to bypass its shell of reality and travel the galaxy at greatly reduced time.  Or …

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Heavy Metal by Valentine Obasuyi

Heavy Metal by Valentine Obasuyi

// Triocracy Travel Advisory // START 0.0 Citizens:  Please read the following advisory before boarding your transport.  Failure to do so may result in a lifelong ban from transport verified by encrypted DNA key. 1.0 Reminder:  Shellspace can be a …

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Review: Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar isn't perfect, but it's a visually stunning science fiction adventure that tempers the fiction with a healthy dose of science, while at the same time being sprinkled with a dash of …

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Mars One Way

My wife and I sat down and briefly discussed sending in an application to the Mars One mission.  Crazy?  Beyond a doubt, but both of believe in the advancement of science and understand that great strides sometimes come with extraordinary …

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