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Useful science news for Writers 9/2018 edition

I found a few articles that may be handy for writers/creatives who need current relevant research.Just to avoid the ever-present "Zeerust" and "Science marches on" tropes.Phys.org has an article about how humans became so good at long-distance running. Turns out, a single gene might be responsible. Genetics writers should take a look at this. https://phys.org/news/2018-09-gene-mutation-humans-optimal-long-distance.htmlExtremeTech has an article about how an AI program found several more Fast…

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One-Way Mars Colony Project to Simulate Red Planet on Earth

One-Way Mars Colony Project to Simulate Red Planet on Earth   By by Megan Gannon, . View photo All components of Mars One's settlement are slated to reach their destination by 2021. The hardware … A audacious project to send volunteers on a one-way colony trip to Mars is drawing up plans for simulation outposts on Earth to give potential Red Planet settlers a taste of Martian life. Mars One announced their plans for mock Martian colonies Thursday (March 27),…

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Escaping a Dying Earth: The Future of Spacecraft Propulsion!

A billion years in the future, our sun is going to expand and that won’t bode well for Earth. Life will be extinguished, continents converted to deserts and the oceans will evaporate. Eventually, the sun’s expansion will swallow the entire Earth. That’s the granddaddy of disasters, the inevitable, inescapable fate of our planet, to be torched by the very body that once sustained us. Smaller disasters could befall us long before the sun goes homicidal. Imagine a global ice age or a meteor impact…

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Black Woman wrote "The Matrix Trilogy"- Sophia Stewart

My world was confirmed today! I knew that the Matrix contained so much in the way of black thought that I always doubted that the Wachowski Brothers could not infuse such care in its writing. Now, Sophia Steward, a black woman, has been named in the largest settlement in Hollywood history as the creator of all that I love in movie franchises. You have to dig deep to find the story but it is out there floating in the under current of Sci-fi thought. I was amazed to realize that the case of…

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