Science Articles by Dr. Tedd Roberts & Baen Books:
Putting the Science in Science Fiction - Dr. Tedd’s introduction to the relationship between speculative fiction and science - including scientists who write SF!
The Neuroscience of Darkships - A look behind the scenes at the science in Sarah A. Hoyt’s 2013 hit novel Darkship Renegades.
On the Road to the BrainShips - With the relaunch of Anne McCaffrey’s The Ship Who Searched, a look at the current science of interfacing brain and machine.
A Terrible Thing to Lose - Zombie Science in John Ringo’s Under a Graveyard Sky - Why are Zombies so popular? Could it really happen?
From “Smart Flesh” to Custom Organs - The “growing” science of tissue engineering is in the news every day.
Even Fantasy Needs Science - Is magic really just sufficiently advanced technology? Similarities and differences between Science Fiction and Fantasy.
A Translunar Laboratory … Hurrah! - Why we need to build a space
laboratory, what it needs to do, where it needs to be located.
Remember to Remind Me! - 100 years since the “discovery” of Alzheimer’s Disease - how has the science and understanding of human memory changed?
Will Hollywood ever get it Right? - A look at science in the movies. Who gets is wrong (and why)? Who gets it right?
Are We Really Just Wired Differently? - Is human memory, personality and talent really just a matter of wiring?
Homo Stellaris - Becoming the People of the Stars - What will it take for humans to adapt themselves and their environments to Interstellar travel and exploration?
Baen Free Radio Hour Podcast Appearances:
Science, Science Fiction & Religion (with Les Johnson, David Weber, Eric Flint and Robert Hampson- PODCAST Interview
Homo Stellaris - PODCAST Interview
See more in the BAEN FREE LIBRARY http://www.baenebooks.com/c-1-free-library.aspx
Look for Free Nonfiction 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.