Emma Newman’s novel Planetfall is getting a ton of buzz, with people comparing it to Ursula K. Le Guin. And now you can see for yourself why, with our exclusive excerpt.
While European settlers certainly did bring their fair share of modern evils to the New World—and despite what you've probably heard—alcohol wasn't one of them.
Ah, sweet, sweet naivety. In this reto-tastic NASA video about space colonization, the narrator waxes optimistically about building a 10,000-person space colony before the year 2000. Hey, at least we got the ISS, right? [Boing Boing]
A girl goes into cryo-suspension for an interstellar trip, only to wake early into a dystopian hell in Beth Revis' Across The Universe. Here's an exclusive look at the first 111 pages of this "Titanic meets Brave New World" novel.
The human race could be wiped off the Earth's surface at any moment — so why don't people understand the urgency of colonizing space? In this excerpt from his book Reopening the Space Frontier, Professor John Hickman explains our foot-dragging.
The massive juggernaut of gaming that is the Halo trilogy has a strategy game prequel coming out this year, and while there hasn't been much news about it since last summer's E3, the developers have quietly been putting up new concept art over the past few months. This newest piece shows what seems to be a mass exodus…