articles tagged: science fiction
sci-fi saturday: 06.27.2787
# longform

sci-fi saturday: 06.27.2787

Sci-fi Saturday returns with what will be part one of a short story...

sci-fi saturday: 06.16.2887
# longform

sci-fi saturday: 06.16.2887

Another short sci-fi story for your weekend distraction.

sci-fi saturday: 07.22.2579
# astrobiology

sci-fi saturday: 07.22.2579

A short sci-fi story to start your weekend...

your weird forecast for 2017
# tech

your weird forecast for 2017

Next year will focus on reviewing what to do with old project and experimenting with new ones.

the hypothetical economics of a new world order
# politics

the hypothetical economics of a new world order

If the world ever tried to come together as one government the reason wouldn't be pan-species utopianism, but cold, hard cash.

the bizaarre, yet possible physics of r’lyeh
# science

the bizaarre, yet possible physics of r’lyeh

Why is R'yleh, the fictional underwater city where Cthulhu lies dead-dreaming, appear so insanely unreal, literally? One physicist thinks he knows the answer.

the weapon no one can see coming…
# space

the weapon no one can see coming…

One of the most destructive and hardest to defend against weapons we could build would be an inert slug of exotic alloys that does its damage using nothing but speed. A lot of speed.

so how would you claim territory in outer space?
# astrobiology

so how would you claim territory in outer space?

As vast empires on Earth once learned, claiming an immense territory doesn't mean controlling it.

why space fighters would actually be useful
# space

why space fighters would actually be useful

Internet pedants fact checking space battles like to pick on the idea of deploying fighters in space. That seems like a big mistake.

looking for science in all the wrong places
# tech

looking for science in all the wrong places

Science bloggers are trying to wedge scientific accuracy into Tron Legacy, a movie which doesn't have any scientific content to speak of.

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