By Brendon Specktor When the universe’s largest stars run out of fuel and die, they explode in technicolor tsunamis of gas and dust that can stretch on into space for dozens of light-years. To see the full array of cosmic colors left behind by a star gone supernova, you generally need some pretty sophisticated telescopes […]Read more "Soar Through the Heart of a Neutron Star"
By Mindy Weisberger The Hubble Space Telescope recently spied new evidence of a peculiar molecule: wiggly buckyballs, which have intrigued astrophysicists since they were discovered in space nearly a decade ago. Dubbed Buckminsterfullerene, these supersize molecules are made of 60 carbon atoms linked together in pentagons and hexagons to form a hollow sphere. The shape of these structures […]Read more "Hubble Spots Giant “Buckyballs” Jiggling Like Jello in Space"
Originally posted on Aradia Publishing:
Pleased to announce that our first book blog and magazine reviews have come in, and we’re basking in the praise! All in all, this is a smashing way to discover a host of authors in the Weird West genre – with some great stories to read along the way. 5/5…
Howdy friends! I’m looking ahead to the summer event season. I’ll be out and about in Western Canada. Here’s the events I’m looking at. If it’s italicized, that means I’ve been confirmed by the organizers and I will for sure be there. June 8th & 9th: The Penti-Con (Penticton, BC) – I’ll be presenting a […]Read more "Where I’ll Be This Summer"
I was so pleased to appear on an episode of Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction with the awesome World Fantasy award-winner and multiple-award nominee Cat Rambo! Alan & Jeremy select a story, usually a classic in the field or something generating a lot of current buzz, and they invite a sci-fi author to read […]Read more "Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction: CL Moore’s “Shambleau” with Cat Rambo & Diane Morrison"
Originally posted on Okanagan Okanogan:
Steam punk is a branch of writing and art (especially jewelry and sculpture, romantic novels and visual poetry) that recombines materials from the age of steam and iron, and sets them in the contemporary world of petroleum and electrons. Here’s what http://www.steampunk.com has to say about all that: Take place…