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Spaceship Shields in Science Fiction

The Necessity of Shields in Space In so many science fiction stories involving spaceships, they almost always include shields on the vessels. Even in a real world scenario they’re important to have. Outside the protective magnetosphere and atmosphere of our … Continue reading

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Majesty and Motion

Hey everyone. I’m considering changing my book cover. The current one is plastered all over my blog right now. I assembled it from bits of this and that, but looking at it now and comparing it to covers in the … Continue reading

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Maximum (Effective) Laser Range

When I began writing, The Huralon Incident, I wanted to figure what would be a plausible “effective range” of future military lasers. I dug into Google and started researching. The number of different, and often contradictory answers, I found were … Continue reading

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Reaction Engines in Space Opera

Continuing on in essays about Science Fiction, Momus News wonders: Do reaction engines have a place in Space Opera? Short answer: No. Reaction Engines What are reaction engines? According to Newton’s Third Law, “For every action, there is an equal … Continue reading

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