“Night Walk” is the first novel published by Bob Shaw in 1967 and as it’s tipycal for this author it’s centered around an invention. In this novel we have the special glasses, an instrument that allows a blind person to see: its importance can be seen – begging your pardon for the pun – only at the end of the novel.
Carlos Moyá (picture ©James Barrett) officially announce his retirement from professional competitions. To be precise he’s going to say good-bye with the “Máster Nacional/Copa del Rey”, the Spanish championship.
Using the X-ray telescope Chandra NASA discovered the possible presence of a black hole just 30 years old in the M100 galaxy at about 50 millions light years from Earth.
James Graham Ballard was born on November 15, 1930 in Shanghai, where his British family had moved because of his father’s job.
The novel “Axis”, by Robert Charles Wilson, is a sequel to “Spin”, a novel that received the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2006.