• Posts Tagged ‘Astronomy’

    Strange Science: Extreme Planets

    by  • June 23, 2017 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Planets

    Looking for a plausible planet for the setting for your next sci-fi story? What is the hottest or coldest it might get there? How big or small should it be? Check out this article about the seven most extreme planets ever discovered to give your story a touch of realism! There’s also more to...

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    Your Star

    by  • October 31, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Your Star"

    A notice from the Ad Hoc Committee for Stellar Distribution, as provided by Daniel Hudon Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Somewhere in the Galaxy, our galaxy, the Milky Way, your star shines. It was assigned to you when you were born, and its light has been traveling the vast spans of interstellar space since...

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    Demote the Earth

    by  • October 24, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Demote the Earth"

    A Letter to the International Astronomical Union by Professor E. Meritus, brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye Sirs- It has come to my attention that the IAU has been inconsistent and unfair in its treatment of Pluto. As is well known, Pluto has recently been demoted from the...

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    Shooting Stars and Schadenfreude

    by  • December 23, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An account by Doctor Maximilian von Borcke, as provided by Sean Patrick Hazlett Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye A disconcerting feeling of revulsion overwhelmed me when I touched the strange object, a metallic container the size of a cigar box. Inscribed on it was writing reminiscent of Sumerian cuneiform. The solitary eye engraved on the...

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