Search found 6 matches

by trurl
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:19 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 2
Replies: 1
Views: 14639

Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 2

Here is Part 2, reposted here from our previous website. --- Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Speculations on the Fermi Paradox, Part 2 by Christopher Jones Original Publication Date: June 7, 2002 Oh, you get me ready in your flying disc, baby. Why don't we go set down on the Earth? Take shelter on...
by trurl
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 1
Replies: 0
Views: 14693

Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 1

Here is Part 1, reposted here from our previous website. ---- Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Speculations on the Fermi Paradox, Part 1 by Christopher Jones Original Publication Date: May 31, 2002 As I return home from work each day, the darkness of night already enveloping the world, my two-year-...
by trurl
Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 3
Replies: 15
Views: 50788

Silicon and other life

Thank you for the explanation regarding silicon, Athena! Makes perfect sense. Makes me also imagine an alternate universe in which flourine is abundant and carbon or H2O are not. What would such a universe be like where the life might be predominantly silicon-based because the laws of nature lean in...
by trurl
Fri Feb 09, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 4
Replies: 5
Views: 28184

Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 4

OK. Now part four will be interesting not just because of our Fermi Paradox topic, but because of the current events that I mention. I found it very interesting rereading it prior to posting and noticing how much things have changed and/or moved from place to place in the four and half years since I...
by trurl
Fri Feb 09, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 3
Replies: 15
Views: 50788

Victorian customs, the Zoo Hypothesis, and fur.

Wow, I am so far behind in this discussion! Great discussion, views, and speculation! I am going to just post once here and cover a variety of other posts... First, I just have to say that the first thing that popped into my head upon reading about the Victorian custom of excising pages was the Mont...
by trurl
Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:05 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 3
Replies: 15
Views: 50788

Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 3

OK everyone. Here is part three. And, Athena, here is your prime directive mention... <b>Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Speculations on the Fermi Paradox, Part 3</b> by Christopher Jones Original Publication Date: June 14, 2002 Well, we're back, and I'm not even singing this time! When we last me...

Go to advanced search