Category Archives: Hard Science Fiction

Music of the Spheres (The Interstellar Age Book 2)

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Some 239 Cyberpunk novels (and we cast our net wide here, based on theme, computer/cyberspace/cyborg centrality, dystopian/utopian ambiguity, style, and social affiliation) include: Roger Allen's "The Modular Man" [Bantam, 1992] Janet Asimov's "Mind Transfer" [Ace, 1988] the above based on (1) an on-line list compiled by James Harrison; (2) the Bibliography by Chris Hables Gray and Steven Mentor in "The Cyborg Handbook", New York/London: Routledge, 1995 Hotlinks to the most cyberpunk-central of these writers include: William Gibson Finnish site about his works Bruce R.

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Moon Flower: N/A (Baen Science Fiction)

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In 1999 Sig assembles a group of super-rich clients (including the names of some of today's more famous billionaires) and convinces them to invest in a space tourism business venture: "If you want that better world, we need to see space tourism take off right away, and it can't be as a plaything of a tiny group of super-rich people. I found this a well written SF/horror with some really well described characters living in a post-nuclear war world. In fact, there was little difference between time travel forward and a long sleep which would have a character falling asleep and waking up far into the future.

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Rules of Engagement (The Serrano Legacy Book 5)

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Used as commonly and casually as its cousins "cyborg'' and "postmodernism,'' "cyberpunk'' has become a widely accepted term for describing a specific kind of cultural production found in music, film, and fiction in 1980s America.2 A fusion of high-tech and punk counterculture characterized by a self-conscious stylistic and ideological rebelliousness, cyberpunk can perhaps best be defined as a reinterpretation of human (and especially male) experience in a media-dominated, information-saturated, post-industrial age.

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The Blindman's World

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Follow Paul's journey into a dangerous world where unlocking the power of the spice melange and it's keepers transforms him into the most powerful being in the galaxy. I’ve literally had people recommending this book to me since I was 14, but only just got around to reading it about 5 years ago. Anderson & Douglas Beason (New York: Bantam, 1991) "The Star Wagon" by M. Just as real-world superconductors can float in the presence of a magnetic field, mountains on Pandora apparently loaded with unobtanium can float in the powerful magnetic pockets that dot the moon's surface.

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Silo Saga: The Book of Matthew (The End of Greatfall)

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When filming for THX 1138 began in 1969, however, the T70s had been rendered uncompetitive by newer cars like the Porsche 917 and Ferrari 512. Harris and the robot developed an unexpected comedic relationship in which the robot, voiced by Bob May, plays the “straight man,” allowing Harris to deliver some of his most memorable zingers. This is Mk II of my totally biased list of the top military science fiction series of our time based on the ones I have read. Since I maintain the OpenCV wrapper for Processing and am currently in the process of integrating OpenCV’s rich machine learning libraries, I decided to use OpenCV’s Random Decision Forest implementation for this prototype.

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Seeker: An Alex Benedict Novel

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He and his team had been experimenting with photon compression. In physics, the advent of electricity has been awarded with the blossoming of an incandescent light bulb.... [tags: Science] Teaching Science In The Twenty-First Century - Botanist, zoo director, orthodontist, and park ranger. And where are the mysterious species who left microscopic clues behind in the structure of an alien planet warning of galaxy wide catastrophe? Campbell, while bringing hard science fiction into the twenty-first century by extrapolating from the latest scientific developments and discoveries.

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The Black Hole Project

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Geek & Sundry will then choose which of the top three they would like to add to their collection. The final prototype setup in all its tin foil glory. The Hard Core Fan knows that Science Fiction is first and foremost about the Written Word. The last survivors of the raid on the Barrow of Azharad have scattered to the four winds, each walking a separate path. The characters, naturally, begin to question the goodness and rightness of their world, which leads in turn for the reader to assess his or her own.

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Adam: A Close Encounter with a Cosmic Visitor

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Further, each feature is a link to a full-text search of the message database for that word or phrase. Asimov's robot stories not only present a coherent, imaginative vision of the future, but also give us an insight into the ways in which he and others during his lifetime thought about and presented the future. The introduction of a non-twinned Ambassador causes chaos among the Arieki. Shipping charges are presented on our Policy Page.

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OFF THE BOOK

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Jared does, and if he doesn't like it, he'll meddle with today. The one who builds a city, a nation, an empire…. Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins. Sterling, Bruce. "Get the Bomb Off my Back.'' NY Times, 13 October 1991, sec. 4: 15. Science fiction faithful to the science of its day (such as Verne's or Asimov's) becomes obsolete once the first spaceship lands on the moon, or the genome is mapped. Many other SF films feature time travels or fantastic journeys, and are set either on Earth, into outer space, or (most often) into the future time.

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MFU

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PT 747 S34 F57 1984 Franklin, Howard Bruce: Future Perfect: American Science Fiction of the Nineteenth Century. In one of those fun coincidences, the fictional splashdown in Around the Moon was just a few miles from where the actual Apollo 8 capsule splashed down (and, interestingly enough, the fictional launch pad was just a few miles from Cape Canaveral). After a 15-year absence, Henry returns to his farm to discover that his brother Angus has been performing genetic experiments on the sheep.

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