Diamonds in the Sky

Positive Comments for Geoffrey Landis’s Story…

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Check them out here.  No spoilers.  Not many, anyway.

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More Diamonds in the Classroom

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

I noticed this blog entry by Dr. Robin Anne Reid: On a creative procrastination note, behind the cut is my list of books for my fall online graduate science fiction course (which is tied to a university initiative where sf will be the focus of two sections of 201 which will be ‘tied’ to an […]

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A Review of Dimaonds Story “Galactic Stress” by David Levine

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

You can find it here, with this to say among other things: The view from inside the HVF dataset was awesome! Not only was it fun reading about it, but it helps provide people with an interesting way to comprehend the magnitudes of distance in our universe – and that is very cool. I think […]

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Diamonds Stories in the Classroom

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

We’ve started getting hits from professors using the stories in their astronomy classes.  Cool!  That’s one of our goals, and we hope that continues.  Sometimes a story can ground a concept better in the mind than a very clear but abstract passage in a textbook.

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Reviews are Starting to Appear

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Fantastic Reviews Blog highlights Mary Robinette’s story, “Jaiden’s Weaver”: “Jaiden’s Weaver” falls in that category, and it is as good an example of YA science fiction as has seen print since Robert Heinlein was still with us. Set on a habitable ringed planet, “Jaiden’s Weaver” illustrates the concept of planetary rings. The rings come into […]

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Some People Announcing or Discussing Diamonds Online

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Thank you for helping to spread the word and please continue to do so. MSNBC Cosmic Log Boing Boing John Scalzi at Whatever SF Signal Science Not Fiction Mary Robinette Kowal Alma Alexander Variety SF Random Musings from the Desert True Science Fiction Christopher Kastensmidt Slog News and Arts Etc.  A whole bunch more.  […]

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The Original Announcement on

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

It was here, way back in December of 2004.  These things take a while to get funded and to happen. You can decide how well I managed.  Not too far away from my original vision.

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AAS Abstract About Diamonds in the Sky

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

I presented a poster paper about this idea at the January 2005 American Astronomical Society meeting in San Diego, California.  The AAS held a special session on using the Humanities to Teach Science.  David Brin also attended and gave a memorable talk to a standing-room-only crowd.  My abstract is still online, and here it is, […]

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