Write a Science Fiction Story for New Scientist's Flash Fiction Contest!

New Scientist is one of the best science magazines in the solar system, partly because its staff is packed with science fiction fans. That's why they're running a 'flash fiction' contest, where you submit your SF story about life 100 years from now - in 350 words or less. The panel of judges includes author Stephen… » 9/18/09 1:22pm 9/18/09 1:22pm

Tuguska Explosion: 100 Years Later, Still Unsolved

One hundred years ago today, June 30th, 1908, a great explosion rained Hell over Siberia, flattening 830 square miles of forest. Easily big enough to destroy a city, the 30-meter diameter space rock missed Moscow by about 4 hours. And it will happen again. But even as we track the objects headed our way in the next… » 6/30/08 2:00pm 6/30/08 2:00pm