Saturday Sci-Fi, I Lost Track of the Editions

I’m kinda getting bored with the same old title every weekend, but I couldn’t think of anything catchy either. Hopefully I’ll pass on something of interest irregardless of my lack of imagination.

Mirth of Liberally Mirth passed this along to me last week believing I would be interested and she was correct. Quasar9 is what I can only describe as “a ballet dancer spinning to the tune of the interstellar wind.” It is a science blog with an artistic twist to it and it is a beautiful thing to behold. The owner is described as, ” 11D(dimensions) Space Surfer. Like to travel fast, almost at the speed of light, to dance with the Starlight”.

I have made some comments on it and to my surprise I find a soft, artistic side to my crusty, dry old rantings, the site has an effect on you like that. And the author does try to make the postings palatable to a passerby who might be not as well versed in astrophysics and philosophy as his steady audience. Stop by and visit. I have also linked there and is listed in my blogroll.

When I was visiting Quasar9 , I came across this ezine in its blogroll and I checked it out. Cosmos Magazine is a science ezine that is comparable to New Scientist, in fact better in some instances. But I won’t discuss that now, my focus is on sci-fi today. Cosmos has a fiction section that features online fiction from known and unknown authors alike. There are short stories and serials. One short story I read is Going Somewhere Else, a sad tale of mother and child, but with a happy ending. And there is the serial Post Mortal Syndrome which describes mankind’s upcoming struggle with a technological Singularity.

Cosmos Magazine also features an Australian ezine called Velocity , which I believe is sponsored by the Australian government.

If you’re a part time science and science fiction geek like me, try these sites out. Now, gotta go make the donuts today, OT beckons!

4 responses

  1. I will be in and out today, the wife’s making sure I stay out of mischief! LOL! 😉

  2. I’m in and out myself. But when you’re online…. ( hm. Does that mean the warden is restraining your hobby time ? )

  3. Always interesting stuff here! 🙂

    Stay outta trouble! hehe

  4. opit: Yup, the warden is watching the in(mate) today! 😉

    Now the warden is napping, time to escape!

    Suzie-Q: Glad you think so, thanx! 🙂

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