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  • Fly me to the moon? It’ll cost a mere $1.4 B

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The idea sounds so preposterous that even its backers admit it seems lifted from the pages of an Isaac Asimov novel. But the architects of a new aerospace company plan to do what kids have dreamed about
  • Jeff Lemire on ‘street-level’ Green Arrow, superhero inspiration

     
    Superheroes were never in Jeff Lemire’s plans. The Canadian cartoonist read DC and Marvel comics as a boy, but when ...

    Check It Out: Driven to distraction by technology

    The pursuit of happiness drives Western society. And our obsession to find it often is propelled by the need to connect with the latest technology. For example, thousands will stand in line for the latest gadget because it represents a recent step into...

    Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings

    Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings
    "I am submitting the enclosed short story 'LIFE-LINE' for either 'Astounding' or 'Unknown,'" Robert A. Heinlein wrote to editor John Campbell in 1939, "because I am not sure which policy it fits the better." The former magazine published science fiction,...

    Book review: 'While Mortals Sleep' by Kurt Vonnegut

    Book review: 'While Mortals Sleep' by Kurt Vonnegut
    While Mortals Sleep Unpublished Short Fiction Kurt Vonnegut, foreword by Dave Eggers Delacorte: 272 pp., $27 It was in the 1950s that Kurt Vonnegut, then in his early 30s, quit his job as a publicity man for the research department of General Electric...