A reader reacts to my novel Rocket Science — They liked it.
Ebooks and issues of entitlement — From Booklife, an excellent overview.
Spray-on liquid glass — Weird and cool materials science. (Thanks to
Zoologger: ‘Living beach ball’ is giant single cell — Weird science, dept of benthic biology. (Thanks to
Toward an Interstellar Archaeology — Wow. This is a must read for anyone interested in hard SF and/or SETI.
Physicist discovers how to teleport energy — Cool beans.
A little telescope goes a long way — NASA astronomers have successfully demonstrated that a David of a telescope can tackle Goliath-size questions in the quest to study Earth-like planets around other stars. Their work, reported today in the journal Nature, provides a new tool for ground-based observatories, promising to accelerate by years the search for prebiotic, or life-related, molecules on planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. (Via
?otD: Bits of my creation, is it real?
Writing time yesterday: 60 minutes
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike to come
Hours slept: 9.25
This morning’s weigh-in: 228.2
Yesterday’s chemo stress index: 7/10
Currently reading: [between books]