What’s up? (In space!) Summer 2021

Welcome to the summer installment of What’s up? (In space!), a seasonal look at upcoming events in the world of space developments, projects, and people. Space stories have been mainstream news recently with Ingenuity’s first flights, and the first photos from China’s Zhurong rover, not to mention the exciting announcement of a CSA/NASA partnership to […]

New sci-fi and science reads for June 2021

Looking to add some sci-fi or science to your summer reading list? I have you covered with plenty of exciting sci-fi action adventure and engrossing science and space reads! Let’s get to it! Catalyst Gate (The Protectorate #3) by Megan O’Keefe Humanity is on the verge of being exterminated by an ancient alien intelligence in […]

What’s up? (In space!) Spring 2021

Welcome to the spring installment of What’s Up? (In space!), a seasonal look at what’s ahead in the world of space developments, projects, and people. It’s been an exciting start to the year with so much Mars-related activity including, of course, the incredibly impressive Perseverance landing. So what else is in store for the next […]

Best space books of 2020

If you’re a frustrated armchair astronaut like me, the next best thing (after writing sci-fi of course :-)) is reading about space. So here are my favorite space books of the year, written by former astronauts, mission controllers, science journalists, and space enthusiasts. How to Die in Space: a Journey Through Dangerous Astrophysical Phenomena by […]

What’s up? (In space!) Winter 2020

Welcome to the third installment of What’s Up? (In space!), a seasonal look at what’s ahead in the world of space developments, projects, and people. Deck the hullsAs we approach a holiday season that will be quite unlike any other we’ve experienced, let’s spare a thought for the team on the ISS as they celebrate […]

New sci-fi and science reads for October 2020

Wow! This is a bumper month of releases, and it was tough to narrow down the choices to just a few. But I forced myself :-). So here’s my selection of new science fiction and science books for October. Enjoy! Attack Surface by Cory DoctorowThe latest techno-thriller from recent Canada Reads nominee Corey Doctorow, set […]