Monthly Archives: July 2018

Talking to Aliens

When we discover intelligent life, how will we communicate with them? Let’s face it, in most science fiction stories, the aliens speak excellent English (or whatever language the story is written in.) Occasionally, there is a nod to a future … Continue reading

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The trouble with aliens

I love aliens. I love imagining everything that human beings will learn about themselves when they first encounter another intelligent species. We haven’t met aliens yet, but we can imagine how we would react when we do. Right here on … Continue reading

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What is science fiction?

According to Merriam Webster, science fiction is “fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society…” Wikipedia defines it as “genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.“In “Conceiving the Heavens,” Melissa … Continue reading

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