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CEMETERY PLANET by J. Joseph Wright

You want a little fun in your sci fi? Of course you do. Who doesn’t. And here we have a whole planet full of dead bodies. 545 more words

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The Dark Tower by C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis is renowned worldwide for his children’s fantasy novels, especially the Chronicles of Narnia, but his less known works include a trilogy of science fiction novels plus an unfinished fourth (The Dark Tower.) An intended fourth entry to The Cosmic Trilogy, it was never finished or published. 561 more words

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Astrophotograpy: Using Your Smartphone?

This is a really interesting article and, as much as a space-nut as I am, it’s something you’d think I should have known about.   52 more words

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¡Hasta la vista, el Niño! Surface temperature update for May 2016

The huge El Niño of 2015-2016 has now ended and global surface temperatures are now declining very quickly. In fact, the global temperature anomaly fall from February-May 2016 was 0.40°C; the biggest three-month decline since November 1928-February 1929 (0.48°C). 570 more words

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Year of Giant Novels Part 6: Seveneves

Seveneves is a giant sci-fi novel by Neal Stephenson. I use the term novel loosely here. It isn’t so much a novel as a history textbook about an event that didn’t happen: the moon exploded. 1,208 more words

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The Horus Rising by Dan Abnett

“It is the 31st millenium. Under the benevolent leadership of the Immortal Emporer the Imperium of Man has stretched out across the galaxy. It is a golden age of discovery and conquest. 635 more words

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