Author Notes: I think my time is better spent writing my next post, so I do a quick and not always thorough edit. If you find some goobly gook please let me know by commenting and I'll correct it. Leave a comment if you have sent an email, I generally don't check my email for months and it is full of trash, but I'll dig through it if I'm told something important is there. A new short story, The Weißenbach Bridge has been added to the I Wrote section, in the lower part of the right column. I discuss whether a surprise ending is the objective of every story-obviously it isn't.
This article caught my eye. The Mars rover Opportunity discovered signs that Mars once had water “you could drink” and probably was “much more favorable in its chemistry, in its pH, in its level of acidity, for things like prebiotic … Continue reading →