By Michelle Starr Science Alert Writer You’ve heard of hot Jupiters. You’ve heard of mini-Neptunes. You’ve heard of super-Earths. But have you heard of Eyeball Planets? Yep – planetary scientists think there might be a type of exoplanet out there that looks disturbingly like a giant eyeball. Just sitting there. Staring. But it’s actually not as weird […]
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By Emily Asher-Perrin It’s called Star Wars. Not Star Trek, not Star Peace, not Star Friends, not even Star Tales. This gargantuan fictional universe is labeled with a title that guarantees the ability to travel space… andnear-constant warfare. We can debate the relative okay-ness of this focus from a moral standpoint, sure. But in reality, I think […]
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G. Scott Huggins, one of the contributing authors to the upcoming Gunsmoke & Dragonfire anthology, has been working on a blog project that I can’t help but love! Check out William Shakespeare’s Dune, which, as Scott puts it, is”an effort to meld two of my great loves from my youth: the Bard of Avon and […]
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In all the excitement, I just about missed Release Day for Cities of Dust, Planes of Light! Published in a limited-edition of only 125 copies, with 25 being available with commemorative postcards for the stories, this science fantasy anthology from Air & Nothingness Press features stories by Samantha L. Barrett, Sarah Daly, Jamie Lackey, Cat […]
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Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology is now available for pre-order on Kindle! For January Only we are offering a special pre-order price of only 99 cents! The price will continue to go up in increments until it reaches full price upon release. From the drought-plagued plains of Mars, to a post-apocalyptic Canada, to […]
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ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has captured the launch of the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft. He filmed the craft leaving the Earth’s atmosphere while on board the International Space Station. Posting on Twitter he wrote: “This is real. How a spaceship leaves our planet, seen from ISS.”
See the video on BBC’s website.
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Hey friends; awards season is on us again, and because no one should ever self-reject, I’d like to present some of the stuff I’ve done this year for your consideration. If anyone who is considering making nominations wants a review copy of any of these, I can provide e-copies in pdf upon request (and would […]
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