New sci-fi and science reads for April 2022

We’re now officially into spring reading season, so it’s time to welcome in a brand-new crop of sci-fi and science releases! Hidden in Plain Sight: The History, Science, and Engineering of Microfluidic Technology by Albert FolchFolch takes us under the microscope with an engaging overview and detailed images of the study of fluids at submillimeter […]

Mathematics of eternity secrets revealed!

Several years ago, I released the novel Mathematics of Eternity. The title comes from a theory held by one of the characters regarding how a prototype Jump drive works. The book was a science fiction action thriller, so the details were only alluded to briefly in a couple of places, so as not to drag […]

New sci-fi and science reads for March 2022

Are you done with winter? You and me both. Let’s discover some fresh, new reads for spring, featuring a few heavy hitters along with some lesser-known names, and a double dose of dinosaurs! The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World by Oliver MilmanInsects tend to be pretty low on […]

New sci-fi and science reads for February 2022

Welcome to February reads! Let’s fight our way through the hearts, teddy bears, and chocolate (okay, maybe we’ll stop for chocolate) and get to the important stuff–the new science and sci-fi releases out this month. The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Amy Webb & Andrew HesselSynthetic […]

Building a new language sci-fi style

Alien languages are common to many science fiction and fantasy novels. Often, they are somewhat random gibberish with no real structure or linguistic background. One of the most famous of these is, of course, the original Klingon. Apparently, the first few words of Klingon were invented by none other than James Doohan, who played Scotty, […]

Sci-fi Imagineering (January2022)

The latest in my somewhat haphazard Imagineering posts features the artwork of Rick Guidice. He was born and raised as a cool California dude, living close to the burgeoning Silicon Valley, and started out doing architectural illustration at the age of sixteen, before studying fine art at university. This was at a time when computer […]