I had no idea of this when I read the book or wrote the review, but apparently Leviathan Wakes, along with the rest of the Expanse series, is slated to be a TV series. I agree with IO9 that the story will be well suited to the medium.
This article is Ethan Siegel's response to Alan Alda's challenge to explain color in 300 words of less. He meets that challenge, albeit with a lot of visual aids. It’s one of our most common experiences, and we all know it when we see it. But what, exactly, is color? Where does it come from, … Continue reading What is Color? — Starts With A Bang! — Medium
This is a review of James S. A. Corey's science fiction novel 'Leviathan Wakes'. It's the first in a series, although this book contains what seemed like a mostly stand alone and complete story. As the cover mentions, this is good old fashioned space opera. It has lots of action including planets at war, intense … Continue reading Leviathan Wakes, a review
I've posted before about how I think that language is very ancient, probably evolving over hundreds of thousands of years, possibly millions. The evidence for this view continues to mount. It now looks like there's stronger evidence that Neanderthals could talk. We humans like to think of ourselves as unique for many reasons, not least … Continue reading Talking Neanderthals challenge the origins of speech