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About Me:
A writer and lover of science fiction
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Marc W. Polite's Blog

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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Blog Posts

Life Imitating Art...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on January 23, 2018 at 7:56am 0 Comments

Mars fission power system concept in the Kilopower project is shown in this undated NASA handout photo released on January 9, 2018. Courtesy NASA/Handout via REUTERS

Topics: Mars, NASA, Nuclear Power, Planetary Science, Space Exploration

...or vice-versa. This was alluded to in the novel and movie …
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Nanosensors...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on January 22, 2018 at 9:32pm 0 Comments

Semiconductor nanorods will help monitor neural activities in the future. Courtesy: Y Kuo and S Sasaki / University of California, Los Angeles

Topics: Biology, Modern Physics, Nanotechnology, Semiconductor Technology

Researchers in the US have developed nanosensors that…
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Falling...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on January 19, 2018 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Creativity-Onliine.com: Super Bowl Ad

Topics: Commentary, Existentialism, Politics

“We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” Reverend Dr. Martin…
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It's been awhile!

Posted by G.H. Wright on January 18, 2018 at 9:53pm 0 Comments

He sat at his desk, woozy. He tried to move, his arms unresponsive. He searched for help, moving into the aisle in his swivel chair only to find all his coworkers had abandoned him. Was he being drugged? If so, it was the simplest scene he could imagine.Whoever was trying this was extremely stupid or extremely powerful. He'd find out soon enough.
(to be confinued)

Combing for Earths...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on January 18, 2018 at 6:07am 0 Comments

An example of the spectrum from two laser frequency combs, with their evenly spaced emission lines. (Courtesy: ESO).

Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Exoplanets, Optics, Space Exploration

A new type of laser frequency comb (LFC) has been developed by scientists in Europe. The prototype device could lead to improvements in…
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BEC in the Blink of an Eye...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on January 17, 2018 at 4:26am 0 Comments

Credit: NIST

Topics: Bose-Einstein Condensate, Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics

It’s been more than two decades since Carl Wieman and Eric Cornell created the first Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC),…
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