The Glory of Ignorance

The Glory of Ignorance

November 1, 2015 Comments Off on The Glory of Ignorance

Anyone who has a fleeting fascination for space has come across Drake’s equation. Dr. Frank Drake formulated it in 1961 as a starting point to discuss the number of civilisations residing within our galaxy.

Writing Science Fiction in a Changing Scientific Landscape

Writing Science Fiction in a Changing Scientific Landscape

July 19, 2009 Comments Off on Writing Science Fiction in a Changing Scientific Landscape

With new scientific discoveries occurring daily, how does one write good science fiction when yesterday’s guesses and extrapolations become today’s new scientific fact, and the actualities of the breakthrough don’t match the imagined realities?

Space-crazed and Twittering

Space-crazed and Twittering

June 17, 2009 Comments Off on Space-crazed and Twittering

When I started out on Twitter, I knew only that I wanted to network with like-minded others who shared my interest in science fiction and all that went with it. Not surprisingly, that included space, the final frontier.