Why Science Fiction Writers Love Meeting the Other

Why do so many of science fiction's greatest stories have to do with meeting — and possibly falling in love with — strangers and strange beings? Author Pat Cadigan, whose story "Angel" is in the new anthology Alien Contact, muses about the allure of Meeting the Other. » 11/16/11 7:40am 11/16/11 7:40am

A New Book Will Explain Why The Universe Doesn't Return Our Calls

A new anthology, coming from Daw Books in 2010, will feature a bunch of stories that provide different answers to the Fermi Paradox: If extraterrestrial life should be common, why don't we hear from it? » 3/16/09 4:23pm 3/16/09 4:23pm