Category Archives: 1. Science Fiction

Northern Lights Might Be Packing Their Bags

If you’ve always wanted to visit Alaska to see the aurora borealis, you’d better hurry. Scientists at the American Geophysical Union meeting last Thursday said that because the Earth’s magnetic pole is drifting away from North America toward Siberia, the Northern Lights might be leaving Alaska’s skies for a new home in Siberia. “This may […]

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More Upcoming Events: December 2005

The following are some events that you might be interested in checking out if you’re in the area or putting in your tickler file for next year: December 1, 2005 The National Humanities Center Lecture Series “Historical Counterfactuals and Alternate History Novels” Catherine Gallagher from the University of California, Berkeley will discuss the alternate history […]

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Learn How to Hunt for Asteroids

This Saturday, Nov. 19, Andrew Lowe will present a free web-based seminar titled “Using the Internet to discover Asteroids.” The seminar, which is a public service of RAS (Remote Astronomical Society) Observatory, will start at noon MST. To participate and learn more, you will need to join a Yahoo! group specifically setup for this meeting, […]

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New Science Center Has Coolness Factor in Droves

Next Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, the Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center in Hawai’i will open its doors for the very first time. This 16,500 square-foot facility focuses on “the natural wonders of Hawai’i and the world through science exploration,” and it does this in a very immersive and interactive way. There’s an interactive volcanic vent, […]

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More Star Wars Fun at the Boston Museum of Science

The premiere issue of The Genre Traveler covered the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. Recently, the Museum announced complementary events for the exhibit: Saturday, October 22 If you’re already in the Boston area, you might want to help the museum celebrate the opening of the exhibit […]

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