Gregory Benford / 2:27 pm Wed - Boing Boing
Boing BoingGregory Benford / 2:27 pm WedBoing BoingMy twin brother and I grew up during World War II, and then in its long aftermath, when we lived with our military family in occupied Japan and Germany. WWII was the central pivot of the 20th Century. Before it, there were seven world powers; after, two.
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 2:29 pm
Making a better World War II - Boing Boing
Boing BoingMaking a better World War IIBoing BoingGregory Benford is a physicist, educator, and author. He received a BS from the University of Oklahoma and a PhD from the University of California, San Diego. Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine, where he has been ...and more »
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 2:29 pm
Summer Reading program about to begin -
Summer Reading program about to beginSaukValley.com... "A Dog's Way Home," by W. Bruce Cameron; "What My Body Remembers," by Agnete Friis; "The Berlin Project," by Gregory Benford; "Saints for All Occasions," by J. Courtney Sullivan; "Sycamore," by Bryn Chancellor; "Secrets in Summer," by Nancy Thayer; ...and more »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 8:30 am
Paul Di Filippo reviews Gregory Benford -
Locus OnlinePaul Di Filippo reviews Gregory BenfordLocus OnlineFrom his wonted haunts in the intergalactic realms of space, Gregory Benford has come down to Earth–a venue he has not totally neglected in the past, given such seminal and well-received quasi-naturalistic works as Timescape–to produce a counterfactual ...
Posted on 10 June 2017 | 2:12 pm
X Prize Foundation Calling for Writers,
X Prize Foundation Calling for Writers, FilmmakersLasentinelOriginating from nine countries, the roster of 64 advisers includes novelists Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, Veronica Roth, Andy Weir, A.M. Homes, Daniel H. Wilson, Ernest Cline and Hugh Howey; science fiction writers Gregory Benford, Nancy Kress, Cory ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 12:07 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