Archive for June, 2013
Continued from Wednesday… Gardner Dozois It’s kind of sad how many of the SF writers, editors, and critics here don’t really believe that any real extended presence in space is possible. No wonder we can’t convince anybody else. Cecelia Holland Gardner. You and me. Let’s shoot the Moon. Rachel Swirsky Well, I guess it depends […]
Continued from Monday… Gardner Dozois It’s impossible to predict what will be technologically possible a hundred years from now. The way things are going, it’s impossible to predict what will be technologically possible five years from now. Research is already underway into creating magnetic/electronic shields to protect ships from radiation; I read an article about […]
Space travel is still super rare and super expensive, but there’s some hope on the horizon that the costs may be coming down. If it were reasonably available to you, would you be willing to go into space yourself? For a day trip, weekend trip, months-long grand tour or into the up-and-out explorer? If you […]
A podcast recorded live at ICFA this past March, this conversation focuses on steampunk. With author Jay Lake and scholar Austin Sirkin, we discuss the international steampunk scene, the history and amorphous definition of the genre, amazing scientific heroes of the past, and nerfpunk, among others.