This painting explores the imagining of lightspeed travel and what that might look like, conjuring images of crossing a universe with ease.
Seveneves is a must-read. The characters are believable, the many plot lines are expertly woven together, and the result is a delightful page-turner that will satisfy fans of both “hard” and “soft” science fiction.
This tome covers its topics in glorious verbal and visual detail, using both the latest digital imaging technology, and including amazing computer-generated cutaways and photorealistic images.
Although lunar eclipses are far more common and easier to catch than solar eclipses, that makes them no less special. And on the night of September 27th, we get another opportunity to see one of these spectacles. However, this time around we get something special – its also the same evening that we get a supermoon. This makes the event special in that it only happens only once in every thirty years or so. What makes this so special? What is a supermoon? Will it make superheroes finally gain their powers? Read on, and learn…
ALIEN ARTIFACTS is to feature stories where some type of left-behind alien tech has been found and how it may affect our society, our humanity, or the characters. It can be an artifact discovered on Earth in our past or during current times, OR PREFERABLY, an artifact that we run across while exploring space in the future.
Like the Galileoscope, this is a kit that you put together yourself. It comes with a great instruction sheet which is printed on glossy paper. Along with the do-it-yourself guide is the note that “you will need to take your SkyViewer or Galileoscope apart . . .”
This IYA2009 Cornerstone Project, designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s first astronomical observations through a telescope, has gotten so far behind that the event has passed, as have January’s Launch of the International Astronomy Year (IYA) at UNESCO in Paris, and the anniversary of Johannes Kepler’s publication of the Astronomia nova.