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The Blurry Line Between Science and Science Fiction

Is science killing science fiction? Is science fiction distorting the public’s perception of science? Is it possible to write an entertaining SF story AND get the science right? (Or, now we know what it takes to get an astronaut to loose his cool: Dying in space – part of the job. Conspiracy nuts calling you a coward? There ya go!)

Somewhere to Call Home?

Scientists thought they’d find a pattern very similar to what occurred in our own solar system. In fact, they’ve uncovered a number of surprises that are changing our ideas about how worlds are formed.