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Posted on 9 January 2018 | 3:41 pm
  Eleven top books I've read this year - Burke
Morganton News HeraldEleven top books I've read this year - Burke County NotebookMorganton News Herald2 – "New York 2140" by Kim Stanley Robinson, 2017. What if in less than 125 years, New York City is half underwater? In this speculative fiction tale, new technologies and "diamond wrap" keep dry the lower floors of buildings below the tide line. New ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 10:50 am
  Issue 684 Table of Contents, January 2018 -
Locus OnlineIssue 684 Table of Contents, January 2018Locus OnlineNotes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Kim Stanley Robinson, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Justin Cronin, Carrie Vaughn, and many others. SPECIAL FEATURES Commentary: Cory Doctorow: Persuasion, Adaptation, and the Arms Race for ...and more »
Posted on 1 January 2018 | 12:08 am
  Gary K. Wolfe Reviews The Man in the Tree by
Locus OnlineGary K. Wolfe Reviews The Man in the Tree by Sage WalkerLocus OnlineAs if to underline this, Walker's acknowledgments, after describing SF as a discussion, cite authors from Poul Anderson and Fritz Leiber to Kim Stanley Robinson and Neal Stephenson as having taught her about generation ships. She's learned well ...
Posted on 29 December 2017 | 7:42 am
  The meaning of life, according to a
The OutlineThe meaning of life, according to a spaceshipThe OutlineAbout three-fourths of the way through Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora, a spaceship nears the end of a 300-year failed colonization mission. Its systems are breaking down, and strange bacteria are infesting its circuitry. Its passengers have been put ...
Posted on 26 December 2017 | 9:10 am
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Scifi author to appear at U-T San Diego forum in La Jolla.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 8:04 am
  UPI Almanac for Monday, March 23, 2015
By United Press International Today is Monday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2015 with 283 to follow.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 12:32 am
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  China's First Hugo Award Is a Win for
Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the most successful contemporary SF writers going, has given the book high praise. So, in effect, the Puppies’ anti-diversity campaigning has ended with one of the most diverse outcomes possible—thrusting the limelight on ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:10 am
  Required Reading
Even the books most often cited as examples of cli-fi – Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars trilogy, Paolo Bacigalupi’s Windup Girl, Atwood’s Oryx and Crake – address issues beyond climate change. They envision futures dictated by human recklessness ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Six small steps that could add up to giant
If we ever want to send anything to another star system, as described in Kim Stanley Robinson’s newly published book “Aurora,” we’ll have to come up with new technologies. Some of those technologies were laid out at Sasquan, the world science ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 1:46 am
  Going Up! Canadian Company Granted U.S.
Space elevators come up perennially in science fiction; most recently in my memory, the novel 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson envisioned an Earth with over 30 such towers linking the surface to low-Earth-orbit; and in the Android universe, which includes ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:23 am
  Far-out sci-fi: Stephenson’s Seveneves and
These are questions that haunt both Seveneves and Aurora, the new novels by celebrated American science-fiction authors Neal Stephenson and Kim Stanley Robinson. Both books revisit the idea of life in space. In Seveneves life in space is not a choice but ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:46 am
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  blindphotobp: @AtlantasHart Thanks. My gut
blindphotobp: @AtlantasHart Thanks. My gut feeling has been preventing me from listening to Tolkien for years. Now I know why. I…
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 5:05 pm
  ChalicothereX: Liberated from fb group 'Kim
ChalicothereX: Libe&#@ from fb group 'Kim Stanley Robins*@~', the great city of Terminator *@~ Mercury, built *@~ gigantic tracks i…
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 5:05 pm
  mitchrmurray: RT @nilgesm: Delighted that a
mitchrmurray: RT @nilgesm: Delighted that a new book project, co-edited with @mitchrmurray, is off to a great start. An amazing group of critics and auth…
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 5:05 pm
  Michael_06S: @paulsoaresjr Try The Night's
Michael_06S: @paulsoaresjr Try The Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F Hamilt@~. You want Space Opera, you'd better believe you're…
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 5:05 pm
  PatriciaMcManu4: RT @nilgesm: Angry Optimism
PatriciaMcManu4: RT @nilgesm: Angry Optimism in a Drowned World: A C~!~#versati~!~# with Kim Stanley Robins~!~# by @cccblab
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 5:05 pm
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  Resolved Question: Thoughts on Aurora by Kim
Many people think this book is the best sci fi of 2015. The plot is very good, with quite unique characters, but I feel as though half of the content belongs in an encyclopedia instead of a novel. What did you think of it?
Posted on 30 December 2015 | 9:57 pm
  Resolved Question: Humans on other planets?
if humanity settled on other planets would those planets be under earths power and follow the government of Earth or would they be independent whats the law for this say like humans settle on mars and form a government would that government fall within earths power and be controlled by Earth or would they be independent also would the resources from Mars be taken back to Earth or not im just curious
Posted on 5 September 2014 | 7:29 am
  Resolved Question: Fiction (or rather,
I'm used to reading mostly fiction, but I'm looking for books that have more of a foundation in science (biological science, physics, psychological, anything). I'm not looking for research papers or all-out documentary style non-fiction; hopefully something that has some kind of a story line too. For example, Kim Stanley Robertson writes ficitonal books, but his topics are very well researched and mostly scientifically sound.
Posted on 10 October 2013 | 2:01 am
  Resolved Question: What's the title of this
Ugh i really don't have much information to offer as I read this book a long time ago but i clearly remember the title being just a number like 2000 something because the book was about the future. The cover was black i think and had ice on it and maybe people like in the background. ANY SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED! THANK YOU :) Okay i remember a little bit more I think it was a ceremony they had to go to or something kind of like the hunger games but not that at all and some kids were choosen to go and idk The genre was somewhere along the lines of science fiction I mean i read this when i was in elementary school probably 5th grade so it was published probably around 2006-2007
Posted on 10 July 2012 | 3:43 pm
  Resolved Question: Has anybody read Kim
Has anybody read Kim Stanley Robinson's novels on climate change? ...and what did you think of the science in the novels:"40 Signs of Rain"; "Fifty Degrees Below" ; and 60 Days and Counting"
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