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Posted on 13 December 2017 | 5:18 am
The Politics of Meaningless Words - PJ Media
PJ MediaThe Politics of Meaningless WordsPJ MediaGregory Benford did a series of articles in Reason, sometime in the late nineties or early two thousands, in which he advocated a series of “remediation for global warming” that included stuff like dumping iron filings in the North Sea. The fact that ...
Posted on 10 December 2017 | 7:44 pm
The Creature Waltzes Among Us: A Review
Locus OnlineThe Creature Waltzes Among Us: A Review ofThe Shape of Water, by Gary WestfahlLocus OnlineThis is all well and good, as far as it goes, but the aliens of science fiction, as I once noted, are both “metaphors” for humans and “real possibilities”; and if we ever encounter intelligent aliens, we must anticipate that they will actually be, well ...Guillermo del Toro Taps Scott Cooper for 'Antlers' and Sets New Project 'Nightmare Alley' (EXCLUSIVE)Varietyall 78 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2017 | 2:02 pm
Gardner Dozois reviews Short Fiction - Locus
Locus OnlineGardner Dozois reviews Short FictionLocus OnlineA Flight to the Future also features work by Bruce Sterling, Gregory Benford, Brenda Cooper, Kathleen Ann Goonan, James L. Cambias, Sheila Finch, Hannu Rajaniemi, Chen Qiufan, and others. Subterranean Magazine, intended mainly to attract potential ...
Posted on 24 November 2017 | 7:45 am
Read some seriously strange time travel
Ars TechnicaRead some seriously strange time travel stories from sci-fi's modern mastersArs TechnicaYou'll find original stories by Hugh Howey, Nancy Kress, Chen Qiufan, Bruce Sterling, Charles Yu, Charlie Jane Anders, Margaret Atwood, Madeline Ashby, Gregory Benford, Daniel Wilson, Eileen Gunn, and more. Each author interpreted the prompt in his or ...
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 8:03 am
Science Fiction: Fancies and Facts
Gregory Benford, professor of astrophysics at U.C. Irvine, is the most extreme case of the genuine scientist who writes science fiction. “The Best of Gregory Benford” (Subterranean, 616 pages, $40), edited by David G. Hartwell, brings together almost ...
Posted on 7 August 2015 | 4:14 am
The Search for Aliens Is a Huge Shot in the
One idea championed by Gregory Benford at UC Irvine, is to look for beacons ... expresses it, SETI is really a search for ourselves, who we are and how we fit into the great cosmic scheme of things.
Posted on 23 July 2015 | 2:22 am
Learn About The Modern Masters of Science
In 2013, the University of Illinois Press launched a new series of scholarly books: The Modern Masters of Science Fiction, a series dedicated ... William Gibson, Greg Egan, Gregory Benford and Ray Bradbury, with further installments about Lois McMaster ...
Posted on 7 June 2015 | 4:00 am
The Pluto of Science Fiction
Pluto may be small, but it glimmers with enticing unknowns ... They can also be the source of intriguing new speculations by science fiction writers. Gregory Benford is an emeritus professor of physics and astronomy at UC Irvine and the author of Timescape.
Posted on 13 May 2015 | 3:12 am
The Dominant Life Form in the Cosmos Is
It’s likely they won’t be biological creatures at all, but rather, advanced robots that outstrip our intelligence ... including works by Greg Bear and Gregory Benford). Which is to say, they could be, essentially, anywhere. Begging a final question ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:57 am