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Nebula skate boarding - change on wheels

With the scourge of stories in the media that hog our attention, two young men are trying to make a difference in the lives of others using their love of skate boarding as their vehicle for change. 54 more words

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Hey, I am Angelo Robinson, a young Bahamian astronomer. Just kidding but I am really passionate about astronomy. I currently own a Celestron Travel Scope 70mm. 84 more words


A picture can say a thousand words - or show a thousand galaxies...

This year marks the 25th Birthday of one of sciences greatest creation: The Hubble Telescope.

The idea for a space-based telescope came about as early as 1923, albeit a quite archaic ‘blast a telescope into space on a rocket’. 513 more words


Guardians of the Galaxy Reactions

So I finally got to watch Guardians of the Galaxy! So it’s all spoilers in this post if you still have yet to see it. 991 more words

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Women in Speculative Fiction Part 4: Sofia Samatar

Note: The following material ran in a recent issue of the Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers quarterly newsletter, which I edit. Here’s the fourth part of the piece, along with my original introduction. 568 more words


On Hugos and Nebulas, Part 14: Fake Words

Science fiction and fantasy are good at fake words. They have to be. Without fake words, how could writers realistically describe fake things? “Snake that gives you pleasant dreams and takes away anxiety” is nice but “Dreamsnake” is a lot easier to type, say, and read. 399 more words

On Writing

Astrophotography 101

Well… Messier 101 in this case, even called the Pinwheel galaxy
A Galaxy not that far away, just around the corner at 21 million light years. 50 more words