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Gimme Some Space! - episode 3 of the podcast

Time for another episode of Science Fiction 101... in which we reveal the source of the mystery sound (and offer a brand new one), talk about the latest SF news around Hugo and Nebula Awards, and wax lyrical on science fiction's obsession with space.

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Show Notes

In this episode Phil and Colin discuss the following:

 

Hugo shortlist and Nebula shortlist

Information sources we like:

The editor of the Dictionary of Science Fiction - Jess Sheidlower - was interviewed on the Because Language podcast.

Read about the impossibility of the apparently miraculous EmDrive.

Phil recommended reading Sylvain Neuvel's A History of What Comes Next (Amazon US link; Amazon UK link), but recommended NOT reading Leigh Brackett's The Big Jump (Amazon US link; Amazon UK link)

Phil recommended watching the Russian films Spacewalker and Salyut-7.

Colin urges you to watch the short film Voskhod on DUST. 

Phil is eagerly awaiting the results of the COSMOS 2021 Prize competition.

Colin is eagerly anticipating Mike Flanagan's adaptation of Christopher Pike's The Season of Passage.

Colin recommended reading Arthur C. Clarke's Prelude to Space (Amazon US link; Amazon UK link).

 


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