All The Painted Stars, a short story by Gwendolyn Clare, is about an alien that gets roped into helping some humans travel to the home planet of an extinct species. Read More
“Thin Edge” is a 1963 science fiction novelette by Johnathan Blake Mac Kenzie (a.k.a. Randall Garrett). It is about an asteroid miner who comes to Earth to investigate the disappearance of his friend. Read More
This is a guest post by Timothy Darling.
"Lulungomeena" by Gordon R. Dickson
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The setting is Frontier Station 563 just beyond Sirius. But the title is named after another place: Lulungomeena on the planet Tarsus, the native home of Clay Harbank. Read More
This is a guest post by Justin Macumber.
“Crystal Nights” is a 2008 science fiction novelette by Greg Egan. It is about a man of great wealth and ambition who wants to not only be the creator of artificial intelligence, but also its master. Read More
“Approaching Perimelasma” is a 1998 science fiction novelette by Geoffrey A. Landis. It is about a tiny downloaded human who agrees to take his spaceship into a black hole and hopes that an untested scientific trick can pull him back out again.
“Neutron Star” is a 1966 science fiction short story by Larry Niven. It is about a man sent to investigate the mysterious deaths of two space explorers who were studying the galaxy’s only known neutron star.