Friday, July 03, 2009

Advertisments For Myself, Part Whatever

I was interviewed for BBC Radio 4's Leading Edge as part of its investigation into public engagment with science. You can listen to the programme here (might not be available to people outside the UK).

And I have a short short story in the July/August issue of Discover magazine, as does Bruce Sterling. Despite a fairly elastic brief, we somehow both ended up writing about the end of Big Science. Are we onto something? Bruce's story is of course far wittier, but here's how mine begins (it's called 'Shadow Life' by the way):
It all started when Jack scored on eBay a multichannel femtospectrometer from a probe that never, in the end, went to Mars...

1 Comments:

Blogger Peter Hollo said...

These stories are both online now - yay! Here's yours:
http://discovermagazine.com/2009/jul-aug/08-shadow-life
Just printed it out and will now read it.

August 11, 2009 1:54 pm  

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