Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
Mars monikers follow a careful set of rules--but that doesn't mean their Earthbound sister cities can't have a little fun. Just ask the Tartan Martians.
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Bogus canals on Mars, alien germs from Venus and the "truth" behind UFOs
Not where you'd think.
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What's the most habitable planet?
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They're better than fireworks--and last longer, too.
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A third trip so close to the sun
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Plus, glass on Mars