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posted a Quick Tip about Orphans of the Sky. March 25, 2011
Orphans of the Sky
Heinlein, in the space of an incredibly short 128 pages, has provided us with the fodder for many a thoughtful conversation. One more in a string of ground-breaking sci-fi classics that, on the surface, …
reviewed Orphans of the Sky. March 25, 2011
Orphans of the Sky
The mutiny took place many, many years ago on an enormous star ship outfitted for a multi-generational voyage to Far Centaurus. The last remaining member of the original crew, for right or wrong, made …
posted a Quick Tip about The Werewolf Principle. December 07, 2010
The Werewolf Principle
A prescient exploration of genetic engineering, a scientific field of endeavour that, unheard of a scant 40 years ago, now reaches front page headlines on a regular basis. It's mighty tough to beat Clifford …
reviewed The Werewolf Principle. December 07, 2010
The Werewolf Principle
Upon turning the final page of this powerful novel, 21st century readers of "The Werewolf Principle" will likely set the book down slack-jawed with amazement at Simak's thoughtful, prescient …
reviewed Orphans of the Sky. September 01, 2010
Orphans of the Sky
What was your first impression?  This is another book I read back in the not so dim mists of time.  This was the first time I ever encountered the concept of mutations.  A man with two …
reviewed The Martian Way and Other Stories. April 16, 2010
The Martian Way and Other Stories
Since time immemorial, Mars has always figured largely in Earth's mythology. And ever since the prolific imaginations of the likes of HG Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs first put pen to paper beginning …
reviewed Voyagers II: The Alien Within. March 19, 2010
Voyagers II: The Alien Within
A radio signal from a source near Jupiter announces to the scientists of this world that we are not alone. An intelligent extraterrestrial species is going to make a close fly-by to earth in a hyperbolic …
reviewed Orphans of the Sky. September 22, 2009
Orphans of the Sky
There is a statistical principle called "regression to the mean" that can also be applied across human generations. It means that when a parent is extremely intelligent the probability is very high that …
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