Tag Archive: Space Flight

Dec 20

What is Hard Sci-Fi?

We all know what hard sci-fi is, don’t we?  It’s that … well….  I thought I knew what it was until I visited KindleBoards, which I don’t do nearly as often as I should, and checked in on a thread I’d commented on. Another member had said that he read mostly hard science fiction, biographies, …

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May 06

Relativistic Flight Equations

ship proper time

When I wrote A Hierarchy of Gods, I needed relativistic flight to, then, Xi-Geminorum, both with and without turn-around at the halfway point.  The star has since changed as a consequence of what we know about exoplanets, but that is minor.  At the time, the Internet was much younger and one did not easily find …

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