How an agnostic, libertarian hypochondriac invented "survival of the…

The most famous philosopher of the Victorian age, Herbert Spencer, coined the term "survival of the fittest", tried to apply the concepts of evolution to human society, and was described by Charles Darwin himself as "twenty times my superior." He was also a shameless hypochondriac, a sadistic prankster, and liked to… » 2/01/11 3:55pm 2/01/11 3:55pm

What's The Difference Between Space Opera and Military SF?

Stories of valiant spacefarers are making a comeback in science-fiction publishing, while space-war novels still have a healthy niche. Both space opera and military science fiction share similar icons, so why are they considered separate? » 5/07/09 9:00am 5/07/09 9:00am