October 22, 2017

March 2010: Life in the Astro-Blogosphere.

The Full Snow Moon that rounded off February. (Phot by Author).   

The Full Snow Moon capping off February as seen from Astroguyz HQ! (Photo by Author). 

    This month, spring and the vernal equinox are in the air in the northern hemisphere; time for warmer temps, shortening nights and hopefully, a buffer between the cold of winter and the eventual swarms of summer mosquitoes that are the bane of many an observer. What follows is a brief rundown of all things astronomical that are floating through our respective transom here at Astroguyz HQ; [Read more...]

Review: Gardens of the Sun by Paul McAuley.

Out in March from Pyr Books!
Out in March from Pyr Books!
    It was with great anticipation and excitement that we finally got to dig into our advanced reading copy of Gardens of the Sun  by Paul McAuley, out March 23, 2010 courtesy of Pyr BooksGardens picks up where last years’ first opus, The Quiet War, left off, and fans of the series will not be disappointed. The near-future battle for the ultimate direction of humanity spans the solar system as the Three Powers Alliance of Earth struggles to consolidate its hold on the Jovian and Saturnian systems, while the decimated Outers flee into the depths of the exterior solar system. [Read more...]