‘Chasing the Moon’ Review: The History of Spaceflight

Chasing the Moon is a well-researched account of humanity’s journey to the Moon and its long history. Through an astute attention to detail and a large collection of historic imagery, this full story of the space age demands to be read. Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into…

‘Fire in the Sky’ Review: An Entertaining Guide to All Things Asteroid

Fire in the Sky is an entertaining look at the history of comets, meteors and asteroids, and their place in Earth’s past, present and future. Dillow writes in an accessible, down-to-earth tone, shedding light on the many wonders of these mysterious objects that haunt science fiction novels and movies. You’ll finish the book with a…

‘Humanimal’ Review: Genetics & the Human Condition

Humanimal is an examination of what it means to be human from a genetic and biological standpoint, and how our definers mirror those of what we consider ‘animals.’ Rutherford presents a well-researched guide to humanity – from our bodies to our behaviors to our cultures. Human history is a long, drawn out story and Humanimal…

‘Space 2.0’ Review: An All-Inclusive Guide to Space Travel

Space 2.0 is an all-encompassing look at mankind’s race to space. The writing is accessible and includes everything you could want to know about rockets, space travel, and our future amidst the stars. It feels like a well-done textbook, accented with illustrations, historical photography, and artist renderings of imaginative futures.

Fire in the Bone: Short Review

Fire in the Bone by Ray Nayler presents a complicated settler narrative, weaving a story of human colonization of a fertile world and a history of robot betrayals against humans. We see a future world where humans have prevailed, featuring enormous farms run by large estates. Our lead character dreams of traveling the universe on…