On Earth, the inhalation of silica dust can cause a respiratory disease called silicosis. Symptoms include coughing, shortness of
This might not be entirely plausible, but give us your best guestimates please.
Inspiration Gallery #0615
In this week's Inspiration Gallery we feature the work of Romanian concept artist Ioan Dumitrescu.
Starting Point: Law of the Lawless
Jess had heard some of the crazy folklore about surface conditions on Venus. There were stories - wild, unbelieveable
Gilbert Newton Lewis proposed jiffy as a unit of time defined as the amount of time it takes light
AltMap: Holy Romans Batman!
Our second alternate history map challenge.
Khan, Failed Savior: A Better Alternate History
It’s a shame Abrams never got this idea; it would have made a story GALAXIES better than Star Trek
Starting Point: The Atlantic Plughole
"Don't tell me... it's gotten bigger?" The Prime Minister waited for my reply as I surveyed what was official
The only way the Moon can hold on to its water is to keep it well hidden from the
Featured Story: Nothing Besides Remains
Father Shepherd rode the lift down into the lowest levels of the archaeological dig, ancient remains from 500 years
AltMap: New Alternate History Challenge
Each week I'll be sharing a different alternate history map. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is
Starting Point: At the Festival of Ah Mun
In spring, visitors to Tikal can participate in the Festival of Ah Mun, the god of maize. The pageantry
Sciency Words: Thalassocracy
Future space-faring societies might end up behaving more like ancient thalassocracies than modern nation-states.
Artifexian Podcast #1 : Thoughts on Stars
Artifexian Podcast #1 : Thoughts on Stars. Edgar and Bill discuss the superbowl, UFC and stellar bodies. Listen as
7 (Poké)planet Types | Artifexian
Terrestrial planets can be so much more than just barren, rocky planets or earth analogs. In this Artifexian video,
Starting Point: Encounter at Ranzagoff’s
Danny almost jumped out of his skin when the xenomorph burst through the open doorway to Ranzagoff's Bar and
An alien helps a boy bring his father back from the dead by collecting his decomposed remains atom by
Sciency Words: Ideal Rocket Equation
Escaping Earth’s gravity is far easier said than done. The high, high cost of getting to space can be
What If? 50 Ideas for Alternate History Scenarios
Need some inspiration for an alternate history scenario? Need a point in time for your alternate timeline to diverge?
Starting Point: Intellects Vast and Cute
As soon as the lights went out and the door clicked shut Pankakzikee and Breexzeen began to busy themselves.