NASA’s announcement last week of clinching evidence that liquid water exists on Mars may doom any chance of building a colony on the Red Planet. It’s not the liquid water that hides in Martian sublayers and at times escapes to the surface or near surface of the planet that’s the problem. It’s what may be in more »
Finding Creative Paths to the Stars
The potential means to reach the stars, and the possible sociological impact the journey would have on their crews and the people left on Earth, drew vigorous discussions at this year’s 100-Year Starship Symposium in Silicon Valley during Halloween weekend. The variations discussed this year were to fly big, fly long and the most innovative, to fly really small. (Read more)
Author’s page for novel, audio drama
Read excerpts and hear clips of Tom Chmielewski’s novel Lunar Dust, Martian Sands and his audio drama Shalbatana Solstice on the Martian Sands Bookstore page. Purchase from this page or access this site’s Amazon storefront for a full range of science fiction titles.