Tag Archives: science fiction

Iain M Banks, and what we might be when we have nothing to fear

At the Guardian.

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The Earth is nearly flat, and other scientific truths

At the Guardian. See aso Chapter 6.1 of Smashing Physics.

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Black holes turn into fuzzballs and destroy a thousand sci-fi plots

At the Guardian.

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What is it?

At the Guardian. See also Chapter 6.6 of Smashing Physics.

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It’s the Future, Stupid*

Today there is a letter in the Mail on Sunday from a bunch of astronomers and particle physicists backing up Suzanne Moore‘s piece last week. Her article was great (even if the juxtaposition of Carla Bruni’s rear and the now … Continue reading

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