Monday, June 18, 2007

Scifi writers' tools - part 1

How far away is Barnard's star? What's a blue giant in Earth's near vicinity? How about a star that might have planets? Or a rotating map that allows me to plot my heroine's round-trip relativistic starship journey?

Ask no further - go to I think these guys are space-exploration activists. I say go to it. Until we get an antimatter drive working, they will be saints to us sci-fi authors.

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