Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Who Served in the Military, and How it Changed Their Work

So much of science fiction's core topics intersect with war, one way or the other. Rapid social change and technological innovation both get supercharged during wartime, and some of our greatest explorers are also warriors. So it's not surprising that many of science fiction's most well-known authors served in the… »1/30/13 4:15pm1/30/13 4:15pm

The Greatest Space Strategists In Military History

Everybody always gives props to space captains: they're the ones sitting in the chair and commanding a spaceship going head-to-head with their bumpy-headed counterpart on the enemy ship. But one starship doesn't always win a space battle. Sometimes it's the general (or the admiral) sitting in an even bigger chair, who… »5/08/08 7:54pm5/08/08 7:54pm