Energy vs. Information in Shaping the Future

The pulp era of science fiction was filled with space ships and laser guns, death rays and jet packs, and, of course, flying cars. But for all the prescience of the science fiction greats, none of these classic science fiction gimmicks have come to pass. Oh, sure, we have lasers. In fact, quite a lot […]

Stranger Than Fiction: Space Miners Wanted

For my first post at Amazing Stories, I was looking forward to getting a chance to introduce myself and my background, to exploring some deep conceptual physics issues at the fringe of our understanding of the universe and how they tie into science fiction. Maybe quantum computers or parallel universes. But we have plenty of […]