Writing Realistic Research Labs

By Jenny Ballif This article on writing realistic research labs is part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. Each week, we tackle one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi (space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, etc.) with input from an expert. Please join the mailing list to be notified every time new content is posted. About the […]

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Physicists Have Created an Artificial Gamma Ray Burst in the Lab

By Matt Williams On July 2nd, 1967, the U.S. Vela 3 and 4 satellites noticed something rather perplexing. Originally designed to monitor for nuclear weapons tests in space by looking for gamma radiation, these satellites picked up a series of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) coming from deep space. And while decades have passed since the “Vela Incident“, astronomers are still […]

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Happy Holidays!

I hope this holiday season brings you food, friends and family (in that order; sometimes family is a mixed blessing!)  However you choose to celebrate, Happy Holidays! Enjoy this awesome playlist I found of geekish holiday songs and videos!  And may you and yours find all the best in the New Year! (And by the […]

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Sci-Fi D&D FTW 2.0

Originally posted on Mephit James' Blog:
After I posted my last thoughts about Sci-Fi adaptations, I got a few very helpful responses from people. In an effort to leave no moonrock unturned (see what I did there?) I’m back with a few more additions. First off, I want to make it clear that I’m concentrating…

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What is Science Fantasy?

I’m delighted to announce that an except from Showdown will be featured in July’s issue of SciFan Magazine, and the entirety of my Toy Soldier story, Survivor, will be featured in the August issue!  And yes guys, you can get these in PRINT! SciFan Magazine is a publication devoted to “science fantasy” as a genre. […]

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