Sciency Words: The Carrington Event

Here’s the good news: the world didn’t end.

Starting Point: E=M2C4

The Many Worlds Translocator™ began to hum loudly. It slowly shifted into a shrill high tone, and violently bright

Story Idea: One of Our Wormholes is Missing

... And so somebody pulls a dusty old tarp off some old equipment, and the rescue mission begins.

Sciency Words: Ejecta

This is the fancy, technical term for stuff that gets thrown around whenever violent things happen.

Story Idea: Underhill Oversees

If you could build your own stargate and link it to one other country, which country would you choose?

Starting Point: Captain, Sweetie

"You brought me down from the ship for this? It looks like a bloody tree."

Sciency Words: Eccentricity

According to Kepler’s laws, no planet has a perfectly circular orbit. The “established norm” is a myth.

Starting Point: Any Landing You Can Walk Away From…

Alex Brunner was standing the surface of Mars. It was amazing. What was more amazing was that he had

Inspiration Gallery #0215

This month's Inspiration Gallery features the astounding artwork of Swedish artist Simon Fetscher.

Sciency Words: Chromatophore

Chromatophores are special cells in the skin of some animals, most notably the squid and the chameleon.

Artifexian – Dwarf Planet Info

Here's a video on dwarf planets. Chronicling everything from crazy tilts and orbits to seasonal atmospheres and potentially mining

Starting Point: Cowboys and Dinosaurs

He rode into Lodestone on the back of green and red feathered Struthiomimus. At his hip was his Smith

Sciency Words: Orbital Vocabulary

When you want to move your spaceship to a higher orbit, fire your rockets prograde. If you want to

Featured Story: The Ice Cream Man

Zeyad Moghadam sat in the front seat of his ice cream van as it drove autonomously through the spaceship

Science is the Bad Guy Now?

It’s been suggested that moviemakers only see science and technology as the bad guy, and won’t greenlight a movie

Starting Point: A Monster

She spoke, “Ladies and gentlemen, I am Hans Kölch.” That statement drew surprised comments.



Starting Point: One Order To Go

“Digestion improved,” said Gea. “All digested. No waste.”

Starting Point: The Battle of Grettsburg

On a cold Saturday morning, the familiar sound of a sonic boom echoed throughout the sky...

Starting Point: Should’ve Hired a Clown

Somewhere across town, a children's birthday party must have gone horribly wrong.