DAVID CONYERS

Science Fiction Author | Albedo One Magazine Editor | Cthulhu Mythos Espionage

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Is Superluminal Travel Possible?

Posted by David Conyers on October 20, 2012 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Is it possible to travel faster than the speed of light? I tend to believe it is not possible, partially because of problems with causality, but also the Fermi Paradox, which states if the universe is full of intelligent life, where is it? There are no signs of intelligent life out there, not yet at least, and if intelligent alien do exist and could travel at superluminal speeds then their chances of reaching us seems more likely. Again, the Fermi Paradox counters this.

 

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Planetary Resources

Posted by David Conyers on May 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Here is an interesting site, a company called Planetary Resources that is planning private mining of asteriods for water and metals, with the ultimate intention of reviving the Earth's economy and making space travel a reality. Ambitious stuff, but exciting and worthwhile nonetheless.

 

This idea, if it came to fruition, could be the first real step towards minimising our impacts on environmental destruction on...

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10 Weirdest Things in Space

Posted by David Conyers on August 2, 2011 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Space.com often has some great articles to spark the imagination of a science fiction writer. Check out this list: Top 10 Strangest Things in Space, including dark matter, galactic cannibalism, mini-black holes and vacuum energy.

 

Yes, I know, I get excited about these things.

The Strangest Planets

Posted by David Conyers on June 17, 2011 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

I've been very interested in the planets astronomers are detecting around other suns. What they are finding is so unexpected, and so different to what we have previously imagined possible.

 

But is it really that strange? Life seems to evolve and adapt to all kinds of conditions, so why can't planets.

 

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Review of Cosmos Online at Albedo One

Posted by David Conyers on February 22, 2011 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

My review of Cosmos Magazine, a nifty science magazine published in Australia and edited by Wilson da Silva that I devour every second month when it comes out, is now available online at

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About the Author

David Conyers is a science fiction and horror author and editor from Adelaide, South Australia. He has a degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne, and today works in marketing communications. His Harrison Peel series is collected in The Shoggoth Conspiracy with more stories to follow. Anthologies he has edited include Extreme Planets, Cthulhu Unbound 3, Cthulhu Detective, Cthulhu’s Dark Cults and Undead & Unbound. Since 2013 David has been the Arts and General Editor with Albedo One magazine. The Nightmare Dimension is his collection of horror fiction while Nanofabrica, a collection of best science fiction stories will be released by Aeon Press in 2015.

Contact: david_conyers2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com [dot] au

Twitter: DavidConyers1

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