The Mad Emperor

“Men are moved by two levers: fear and self-interest,” Bonaparte says and as if the words were a match the crowd erupts into curses and threats. “This is not what was promised.” “Fuck you, and your dreams.” But the speech dwindles though when the emperor turns, and with only a quiet murmur following, leaves theContinue reading “The Mad Emperor”

Barry Golds and the Very Very Bad Memory

When human launches into space, they will undergo the type of violence normally reserved for death. And Commander Barry Golds thought he was going to die. So, situation normal. But he didn’t, and after a career trying to get here, he is aware the bit of engineering wrapped around himself helped, but that help wasContinue reading “Barry Golds and the Very Very Bad Memory”

#110 Robert Zubrin

  Origin: Stories on Creativity #110  Robert Zubrin On this episode of Origin, science and space author  Robert Zubrin educates me on writing hard sci-fi, the history of the space program, and why we need to get to Mars. Visit http://www.bryanaiello.com for links to subscribe. Robert Zubrin,  president of the Mars Society and author ofContinue reading “#110 Robert Zubrin”