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Vortex Around A Black Hole Spins at 70% the Speed of Light – Neatorama

Wow. Too bad spaceships can't slingshot off of that vortex
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Space junk: We could have a recycling station in space by 2050

But don't we have enough problems right here on Earth? :)

This Video Explains Albert Einstein’s Biggest Blunder

Einstein's Cosmological Constant...and here I thought his biggest mistake was not combing his hair

Read Best Fan Writer Foz Meadow’s Post for Amazing Stories

One of our guest authors has won this year's Best Fan Writer Hugo Award

2019 HUGO AWARDS WINNERS

Check here for regular updates during the ceremony

AMAZING NEWS: 8-18-19: PRE-HUGO AWARDS EDITION

Hugo Awards, Russian Nukes, gravity suits, mimeographs, should AI's own intellectual property?, and more

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 8-18-19

Carl Slaughter passes, some fans meetup up in Ireland; Filers meetup in Ireland; Harvey and Teen awards and Dublin, Dublin, Dublin!

TIME MACHINE

Reviews, both contemporary and ancient; Retro Hugos, Wizards, but no big-brained aliens this week. More.

It’s Hugo Time

A few thoughts on Worldcons, particularly on not being there, plus a T-shirt design for Hugo Award afficianados

NEW TV SHOWS: THE BOYS and PENNYWORTH

This week Steve examines two new genre TV shows on different networks. Superheroes seem to be playing a bigger role in TV than ever before. Are these new shows worth watching?

WINNERS: 1944 RETROSPECTIVE HUGO AWARDS

These are the winners of the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards

Hubble Finds ‘Electric Soccer Balls’ in Space

This will be having astronomers yelling "GOAL!" instead of "Eureka!"

Astronomers Want to Use Bacteria to Mine Space Rocks

First tardigrades, now this. Seems like we're intent on infecting the galaxy.

The Mechanics of Life and Death

Breaking all the rules is part of playing the game.

Vuntor: Una historia para contar

Adhara Stanley", a young Bolivian writer, takes us in her novel VUNTOR through dream worlds and realities that combine in a whirlpool of magical images.

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance Feature Favorite Tropes

SF Romance - kidnappings, cyborgs of the week, a "fantasy island" offering a "Galaxy Quest like" adventure for NASA geeks (omg, what's NOT to love?) and more in this bi-weekly roundup

Anime roundup 8/15/2019: The Man Behind the Curtain

In this week's viewing: Granbelm points to the real villain, The Ones Within casts aspersions on the GM, and more!

RETRO HUGO AWARDS CEREMONY – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

According to the Hugo Awards website, live text coverage of the Retrospective Hugo Awards will being in apprroximately two hours from now - or apprimately 3:00 PM EDT. Visit The Hugo Awards for more details. We'll...

Carbon and Its Alternatives: A Look Into Different Possible Lifeforms

Could life be anything other than carbon-based?

Noticias Literatura 14-8

TerBi celebrates its 25th anniversary; the second iteration of Ansible, the feminist festival, has been scheduled and the Lovecraft Circle publishes its tenth edition.

Novedades de Julio en Hispanoamérica

New releases and reissues; new issues of Aeternum, miNatura, Penumbria; interviews and presentations by several Amazing Stories authors, and more.

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Just Did Something Wild

The Puppeteers have been trying to keep this a secret, like, forever!

Difference between Asteroids and Meteorites

Asteroid, meteor, plantesimal, meteorite - why do space rocks have so many different names?

NASA seeks to break the “tyranny of launch” with in-space manufacturing

Does this herald the beginning of von Neuman machines?

Amazing Histories, June 1928: Beyond the Visibile

Gernsback experiences myth becoming reality; H.G. Wells, David H Keller, Baron Munchhhausen's adventures and more round out this 1928 issue of the magazine

Satellite Spots “First Nearby Super-Earth” That Could Harbor Life

Astronomers expect to be able to tease out signs of life (if any) when new telescopes come on line soon. It's only 31 light years away!

NASA Reveals Glimpse of New SpaceX Astronaut Suits

Spacex now has their own spaceXsuits. (Will everything in space have an 'X' associated with it in our future?)