Three websites make ‘almost real-time’ high resolution satellite imagery freely available.
Getting “Ginked” – the fine art of genre tattooing.
For the last of his NaNoWriMo “redux“ columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days!
A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Review and an Exhibition Notice! Whoa! Lots going on in this week’s column by Steve! (And what’s with all the caps?)
Stan Lee: “Alex Schomburg was totally unique!”
We’re about as far away from Agent J’s Noisy Cricket as you can get….
Mark it on your (NEW) calendar: 2016 has begun!
Let’s see if we can throw a ball into space so it stays in orbit, and attach some radio antennae!
14 year old boys do the darndest things!
The Hugos are not the only awards given out at Worldcon. Celebrate the winners of the Chesley Awards.
Wylding Hall is a mixed bag, but there is tremendous craft in the novella, and it can certainly be enjoyable to read.
Space stations are a technological reality, but also a quintessential locus for projecting dreams about a bright technological future which might take humans to the stars.
I’ve been a bit stuck for a topic, so I punched “space rabbit” into DeviantArt’s search field. This is the result: Enjoy!
Unlike in the olden days when we had to walk barefoot in the snow, uphill, both ways, to find fantasy art, today there are hundreds, if not thousands of online resources to slake your need.
As we transit from Christmas to New Years let’s take a look back at some of the images that got left behind.
What happens when you DO judge a book by its cover (art).
The artists who have chosen “Supernova” as their topic, distinctly verge toward the trippy.
Black holes represent a deep seated fear of being sucked into the void, propelled out of existence.
What good is traveling through space if you can’t look out the window? A spaceship voyage is no good without a window to look out of.
Desolate cityscapes, future ruins, starships leaving among the debris of decay: one wonders if there is any place left in the universe where these travelers could find a better life?
Space art may have started out as a visualization tool for astronomers and physicists, but the artists have turned the scientific concepts into a play with colours and form, which owes more to the abstract painters of the 20th century.
Where’s Fred Gambino? Premiering a new art book at this year’s Worldcon!
We ALL love spaceships don’t we? Even if they aren’t real.
M.C. Carper interviews fan, illustrator and graphic designer Guillermo Romano.
Amazing Stories licenses name to Open Road Brands, LLC
Back in the 1990s I remember reading several articles, concerning different projects, describing how the Hubble Space Telescope had just “discovered a black hole for the first time.” In almost every case it was indirect evidence, usually but not always better than evidence previously in hand. In almost every case, it was a good and […]
This week’s piece covers the remainder of the main ACE Doubles cover artists and illustrators.
A little history on the discovery of exoplanets from an astronomer who was there at the beginning.
a profile of the GeekTyrant website
Steve takes us through the pages of the historic British comic mag, The Eagle.