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    "Seldom does a storytelling talent come along as potent and fully mature as Mike Brotherton. His complex characters take you on a voyage that is both fiercely credible and astonishingly imaginative. This is Science Fiction."
    -- David Brin

    "Star Dragon is terrific fare, offering readers a fusion of hard science and grand adventure."
    -- Locus Magazine

    "Star Dragon is steeped in cosmology, the physics of interstellar travel, exobiology, artificial intelligence, bioscience. Brotherton, author of many scientific articles in refereed journals, has written a dramatic, provocative, utterly convincing hard science sf novel that includes an ironic twist that fans will love."
    -- Booklist starred review

    "Readers hungry for the thought-provoking extrapolation and rigorous technical detail of old-fashioned hard SF are sure to enjoy astronomer Brotherton's first novel."
    -- Publishers Weekly

    "Mike Brotherton, himself a trained astrophysicist, combines the technical acuity and ingenuity of Robert Forward with the ironic, postmodern stance and style of M. John Harrison. In this, his debut novel, those twin talents unite to produce a work that is involving on any number of levels. It's just about all you could ask for in a hardcore SF adventure."
    -- Paul di Fillippo, SCI-FI.COM

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More Videos from Starship Century

June 19th, 2013

As Rogerio Penna noted in the last post, I neglected day 2 videos that were posted.  Here they are.  Enjoy and consider purchasing the anthology.

Below are the videos from May 22nd in scheduled order. Videos from May 21st.

Adam Crowl – Starship Concepts

James Benford – Sailships

John Cramer – Exotic Paths to the Stars

Ian Crawford – Starship Destinations

Paul Davies – Can We Survive the Alien Biospheres?

Panel – Getting to the Target Stars Moderated by Jill Tarter

Fiction Writers Panel Envisioning the Starship Era Moderated by Greg Benford

Explore these ideas and more in Starship Century. Limited edition paperback copies can be purchased here. Profits from the sale of the book will go toward interstellar research.

 

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