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Slow and Unsteady Kills the Race

Could the earth’s rotation really slow down like it does in the new novel The Age of Miracles? Find out by reading my “could this happen” post on Slate .

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The Worms Crawl In, the Worms Crawl Out

The recent discovery of a habitable, earth-like planet has renewed buzz and speculation not only about the possibility of humans living on other worlds, but also about whom or what else is living out there. Are there Vorlons out there … Continue reading

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The Darkest Void

Given that the image of a man rocketing off via his backpack has become culturally ingrained, many of us at some time or other have mused about the jetpack and wondered why we don’t all have one. For me, this … Continue reading

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