• Infinity

    Infinity

    Infinity – an acrylic painting on masonite board 24″ X 18″ [unframed]  available for purchase Exploring the far reaches of

  • Planetfall by Emma Newman

    Planetfall by Emma Newman

    This is a difficult book to review because of the nature of the story. It all unfolds rather like the layers of an onion, as more details come to light.

  • Gravity Well

    Gravity Well

    By taking the piece in hand you feel the pull, the unnatural weight drawing you deeper into the well.

  • Interview: Tabetha Boyajian and KIC 8462852

    Interview: Tabetha Boyajian and KIC 8462852

    Recently the scientific community was abuzz with KIC 8462852, a rather unremarkable star in a section of the night sky currently being watched by the Kepler Space Telescope.  I was fortunate to grab some of Tabetha Boyajian’s time recently, and ask her questions about this intriguing find and the group that examines this massive amount of data.

  • The Glory of Ignorance

    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.