science

When real life overtakes (science) fiction, the future is now

When Real Life Overtakes Fiction I write science fiction and fantasy, so I get to create imaginary things and events all the time. I also love reading about scientific advances, historical events, and fascinating people. They spark my muse, especially when they make me think, “Cool! What if….?”. However, sometimes this comes back to bite […]

Girls and Women in Science - Be Cool. Be a Scientist. Save the World.

Women In Science Day My trusty calendar tells me that Tuesday, 11 February, is International Girls and Women in Science Day. Hooray! I grew up with scientists and have worked with them a lot over the years. Science fascinates me, so it’s probably no surprise that I write science fiction. My Central Galactic Concordance space […]

SF Thought Experiment: Fun with Total Eclipses

Science Fiction Thought Experiment: Fun with Total Eclipses Stephanie J. Pajonas is a science fiction author and Facebook friend, part of the estimable SFR Brigade. She recently posed this question: “Would it be possible for a [habitable] world to have a large moon that traveled slowly enough around it that it caused long solar eclipses?” Now me, […]