Michael F. Flynn. Where the Winds Are All Asleep. An Oirish Bar is the opening setting, with Flynn trying to hide amongst the blarney and the craic a fair amount of scientific discussion around abiogenesis – the origin of life from non-living matter. It being an Irish bar, a story is then told, a tale [...]
David R. Palmer. Tracking. Part I. Novel serialisation. Carl Frederick. The Exoanthropic Principle. Having provided a science fact article on the anthropic principle, Analog regular Frederick segues into scientist fiction covering similar themes, as a group of scientists in their little lab gain an insight into the bigger picture of which our universe is part, [...]
Michael F. Flynn. Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo. A lengthy offering from Flynn, providing a fictional angle on scientific enlightenment in medieval times – historical fiction about science, as opposed to science fiction. The story is followed up by a Science Fact piece which delves into the same territory. Richard A. Lovett. The Last of [...]
Part 1 of the serialised novel, Mary A. Turzillo’s ‘An Old-Fashioned Girl’ Michael F. Flynn. The Clapping Hands of God. (Story illustration of the type you just do not want any fellow commuters to see.) A team of humans traverse one of the Gates which opens onto a beautiful world. The idyllic life of the [...]
The annual double-issue. G. David Nordley. The Fire and The Wind. The story starts with a stark warning to the main character than in space, whilst oxygen is a friend, in the wrong circumstances it can be lethal. A crew of students with the lunar rescue squad find themselves pitched into a dramatic rescue, but [...]
Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Of the Zornler, By the Zornler. Another tale in the ‘Interplanetary Relations Bureau’, stories in which planets of varying degrees of alienness have the benefit of intervention by said agency. On the planet Zornley, a dead-ringer for medieval Europe, a relatively inexperienced operative of the Bureau decides to experiment with imposing demoncracy [...]
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