Event: SETI G+ Hangout 9/26/2013

Our Interstellar Future in the eyes of Science and Science-Fiction Thursday September 26th 12 noon PDT  / 3pm EDT Geoff Landis, Physicist and Science Fiction Author and Allen Steele, Award Winning Science Fiction Author,  will hangout with SETI Institute scientists … Continue reading

Starship Symposium – London

October 21, 2013: The Second Starship Century Symposium – Royal Astronomical Society, Piccadilly, London This is the sequel to their enormously successful first symposium, which was held at the Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of … Continue reading

Robert Zubrin – Economics of Interstellar Breakout, an excerpt pt1

Gregory Benford: Historically, coal and the railroad train enabled much of the industrial revolution. Both came from the underlying innovation of steam engines. Coal was the new wonder fuel, far better than wood though harder to extract, and it made … Continue reading

Intro part 2 – Starships in Science Fiction

The following is the second half of the introduction to Starship Century available in print and ebook  August 2013.  The first part can be found here.  Starships in Science Fiction The effect on science fiction (sf) writers mirrors this decline. … Continue reading