science fiction

The Best Geeky Chapter Books For Kids

The Best Geeky Chapter Books For Kids

The adults who spend their time discussing the pros and cons of hobbits vs. elves and the ones who ponder if they’d succeed better as a part of House Lannister or House Martell are the ones who likely started their lives gobbling up some geeky chapter books. The more dragons,…

Discovery Of Alien Life Could Be Imminent

Discovery Of Alien Life Could Be Imminent

Extraterrestrial life, that familiar science-fiction trope, has become a matter of serious discussion, a “risk factor”, a “scenario”. We have now discovered several planets that are in a zone potentially compatible with life – Kepler-22b, Kepler-69c, Kepler-62e and Kepler-62. Subsequently, the discovery of alien life now seems inevitable – and…

How To Get Started With Ursula K. Le Guin’s Writing

Author and essayist Ursula K. Le Guin died this week at the age of 88, after completing an overwhelming number of novels, essays, short stories, and books of poetry. (When you visit her website, the list of major titles is three pages long.)