My playlist for writing my near-future space thriller The Cloud. A lot of the music in this list is suspenseful as opposed to action-oriented to capture the mood.Read more "Space Music Playlist"
I feature the technology of the James Webb telescope prominently in my near-future novel about asteroid mining in deep space, The Cloud:
Who Will Get First Dibs on the Powerful James Webb Space Telescope?
NASA has issued solicitation for science projects using the long-awaited and incredibly powerful successor to Hubble, which is scheduled to launch next year.
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And Canada too, I think. Or maybe it rubs off on us. Seems particularly poignant at this moment in history.Read more "The Cult of Ignorance"
A visionary astronomer who played an instrumental role in confirming the existence of dark matter, Dr. Vera Rubin’s contributions to science will not be forgotten. A trailblazer with a passion for uncovering the unknown, she advocated for the role of women in science while expanding our understanding of the galaxy.Read more "An Intergalactic Trailblazer: Dr. Vera Rubin"
Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters by O. Richard Norton My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is an excellent guide for the amateur meteorite hunter; where they come from, where to find them, how to recognize them when you see them, and how the science and geology work. It details the major […]Read more "Book Review: Rocks from Space by O. Richard Norton"
Huge numbers of supermassive black holes are visible in a stunning new photo that astronomers said is the deepest X-ray image of the sky ever captured.Read more "Deepest-Ever X-Ray Image Captures Countless Black Holes (Photo)"
A NASA spacecraft has given humanity a breathtaking, Mars-eye view of Earth and its moon.Read more "Wow! Mars Probe Snaps Stunning Photo of Earth and Moon"