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by George RR Martin

Excellent novel set on Worlorn, a rogue planet that is terraformed by a dozen cultures, each building a distinctive city for a festival that will last as long as the planet is warmed by the suns of the system. A love story plays out in clashing cultures.

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Massive Planetoids From Beyond The Solar System
   New calculations reveal that large planetoids may have formed hundreds of times farther from the Sun than previously thought. Some may have been captured from other stars.

Drive To Musical Wege House On Musical Road
   Wege House is a unique house built along a Lake Michigan beach. The core of the house consists of massive beams forty feet in length. They are the basis for the core musical instruments of the house - two long stringed instruments. When played, the l

Cabrini-Green Windy City Musical Building
   The partially demolished towers of Cabrini-Green project in Chicago are now playing mournful music appropriate to the Windy City.

Photo-Veil Camo Digi Military Wrap
   Gather ye your images from divers sources, then place on a mesh to confuse thine enemies. Dick, Gibson, Martin - of whom does this remind you?

Steppenwolf: Interstellar Rogue Planets May Support Life
   'Like a lone wolf wandering the galactic steppe' rogue planets could harbor life in deep oceans.

The Funnel Wall
   'Some towers sound their notes while others fall silent...'

What Camouflage Pattern Is Best?
   If you can't see it, you're making progress.

Singing Ringing Tree Wind-Powered Sculpture
   'It was like no music Dirk had ever heard, It was eerie and wild...' - George RR Martin, 1977. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Live Stream With Meta-Ban Multimodal Smart Glasses
re: David Brin

'Autonomous' Waymo Improves Driving With Remote Human Operators
re: Charles Stross

Will Whales Be Our First Contact?
re: Murray Leinster

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