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Uncanny Valley Digest: The Space Merchants

  The Space Merchant’s discussion was piping hot! Thank you to David and Nowell for being in the studio. And Nikita for his dogged, enthusiastic participation in spite of technical difficulties. I’ve condensed some of the notes, quotes, and thoughts … Continue reading

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For The Science Fiction Enthusiast – Bradbury, Dick, Zelazny, & The Technological Trinity

I admire the pulpy heyday of clear-voiced, under-edited science fiction writers like Roger Zelazny, Ray Bradbury, and Philip K. Dick. I feel their generation of science fiction writers will be looked back on as the first to establish science fiction’s … Continue reading

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How Johannes Kepler Helped Land “Curiosity” On Mars

“He accepted the uncomfortable facts, preferred the truth to his dearest illusions. That is the heart of science.” [Carl Sagan describing Johannes Kepler, Cosmos, Episode 3, “Harmony of the Worlds.”] Johannes Kepler (1571 – 1630) was a mathematician and astronomer … Continue reading

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