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REVIEW: The Expanse Series 5 Episode 5 – Down and Out

The last episode of The Expanse really shook us up from every angle, with the Rocinante crew scattered across the system. And if you haven’t watched Episode 5 of this season, you need to...

5 Grimdark Books that Won’t Suspend Your Idea of Truth, Reality, or Science

Scientists are human beings too, and like all humans we want to add narratives to our data and experiments. Despite the temptation to influence, such desires must be resisted. Even if the human condition...

Can Magic be Science by another name?

The fantasy of my reading youth all fell into the category we would now call ‘soft magic’. It had no rules and no structure beyond the occasional dusty tome or wizarding school. If someone...