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Afro-futurism: A Tradition of Black Science Fiction

When people hear the term science fiction, it conjures up images of future settings and technology far beyond what can be imagined today. The homicidal robots of Battlestar Galactica and the vast spaceships of Star Trekare some of what typifies this type of entertainment. While sciencefiction is very visible and much of it is popularized, elements of itremain a niche genre. One of those elements is Afro-futurism.What is that you may ask? Afro-futurism is…See More
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Spoken Word Performance at Sisters Uptown Bookstore

August 12, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Greetings everyone! I have my first spoken word public performance coming up Thursday. Come through and check me out.What: Open Mic Smoothie NightWhen: August 12th, 7:30pmFeatured Artist: Yours TrulyWhere: Sisters Uptown Bookstore- 156th Street and Amsterdam Avenue- Harlem, NYCDonation: $5.00See More
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Afro-futurism: A Tradition of Black Science Fiction

When people hear the term science fiction, it conjures up images of future settings and technology far beyond what can be imagined today. The homicidal robots of Battlestar Galactica and the vast spaceships of Star Trekare some of what typifies this type of entertainment. While sciencefiction is very visible and much of it is popularized, elements of itremain a niche genre. One of those elements is Afro-futurism.What is that you may ask? Afro-futurism is…See More
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Afro-futurism: A Tradition of Black Science Fiction

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 11:57am 2 Comments

When people hear the term science fiction, it conjures up images of future settings and technology far beyond what can be imagined today. The homicidal robots of Battlestar Galactica and the vast spaceships of Star Trek

are some of what typifies this type of entertainment. While science

fiction is very visible and much of it is popularized, elements of it

remain a niche genre. One of those elements is Afro-futurism.

What is that you may ask?…

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E-Fields, Nuclear Spin, Qubits, Silicon...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 22, 2017 at 5:19am 0 Comments

Photograph of a sapphire wafer that is patterned with the photonic bandgap resonators used in this work. It shows two full devices and parts of four others. Before using them in experiments they are cut out of the array and wired up. The devices themselves are about 1 cm long. The serpentine structures are microwave Bragg mirrors and the straight lines of varying width at the center of each device are the microwave cavities. Courtesy: A Sigillito…

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Solar Eclipse 2017...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 21, 2017 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Image Source: NASA.gov

Topics: Eclipse, NASA, Space, Space Exploration

The good news: The eclipse glasses I ordered from Amazon are on the approved NASA list (see Friday's post).

The bad news:…
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Watch Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure This Weekend!

Posted by JC Holbrook on August 18, 2017 at 10:23pm 0 Comments

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Total Solar Eclipse African American Style: Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure



Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure, a documentary about chasing eclipses and science dreams, chronicles the lives of two globe-trotting astrophysicists, Dr. Alphonse Sterling and Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, as they follow/document the two solar eclipses that occurred in 2012. The film is hosted by award-winning cultural astronomer Dr. Jarita Holbrook. Black Suns premiered on Friday, June 9 at the 7th Annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, where it won the Jury…

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Eclipse Caveats...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 18, 2017 at 6:30am 0 Comments

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Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Eclipse, Moon, NASA

Usually I do something about current events, but I will admit to you some exhaustion since Monday's Appomattox post and Tuesday's…
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