Analog, September 2007

Dave Creek. Some Distant Shore. Mike and Linna, from three previous Analog stories, are witness to two star systems colliding. The story gets off to a cumbersome start, with the introductory paras reeling off the names of planets, other alien races nearby, and their space ships all thrown into the mix. As an example of… Continue reading Analog, September 2007

Analog, July/August 2007

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… Continue reading Analog, July/August 2007

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, December 2006

C. Sanford Lowe & G. David Nordley. Imperfect Gods. A sequel to ‘Kremer’s Limit’ (Analog July/August 2006) in which Hilda Kremer overcame political opposition to get a mission to create an artificial black hole underway. This story starts with her arriving at a planet circling Groombridge 34A, a long journey from Earth. The scientific experiment… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, December 2006

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, July/August 2006

Reviewed : MobiPocket version on a Tapwave Zodiac. Alexis Glynn Latner. Witherspin. A somewhat contrived adventure in which an enhanced male, with a criminal record, and his female companion have to escape the clutches of various cod-fantasy types after them (trolls, crusaders, sabre toothed tigers), in an orbiting habitat which features several different climatic zones.… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, July/August 2006