The Xeelee Sequence is a series of hard science fiction novels by British novelist Stephen Baxter. It includes both the original Xeelee series and the Destiny’s Children series. The Xeelee Sequence is about the expansion of the human race, going to war with an alien race known as the Xeelee and the Xeelee’s war with […]
Stephen Baxter is a British author of hard science fiction and alternate history novels. He writes the Xeelee Sequence, Destiny’s Children, NASA Trilogy, Manifold Trilogy, Mammoth Trilogy, Time Odyssey (with Arthur C. Clarke), Time’s Tapestry, Long Earth (with Terry Pratchett) and Proxima series. Baxter earned his degree in mathematics from Cambridge University, his doctorate degree […]
Uplift is a series of hard science fiction novels by American author David Brin. In the Uplift universe, civilization is made up of many different sentient races. An “uplift” is when a species genetically modifies a species that is pre-sapient so that it becomes sapient. The only species that was not uplifted was humanity – […]
Dr. David Brin is an American author of science fiction novels and stories. He is the creator of the Uplift universe. Brin graduated from the California Institute of Technology with a B.S. in astrophysics and also got his M.S. in applied physics and Ph.D in space science from the University of California, San Diego. As […]
Joseph Delaney is a British novelist of science fiction and fantasy. Before becoming an author, Joseph taught English and established the Media and Film Studies department at Blackpool Sixth Form College. He has since retired to focus on his writing career, most notable of which is his series The Wardstone Chronicles. Joseph has three children […]
Sir Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008) was an English author of hard science fiction as well as an inventor and futurist. He is considered one of the “Big Three” of sci-fi, along with Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein. He is most famous for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was adapted concurrently into a […]
Ringworld is a hard science fiction series that is part of the Known Space universe, created by American novelist Larry Niven. The series involve big science, theoretical physics, detective fiction and adventure. The universe includes Ringworld, the Ringworld prequels, the Man-Kzin series and several standalone novels.