The novel “Raft” by Stephen Baxter was published for the first time in 1991. It’s considered the first novel in the Xeelee Sequence. In “Raft” you see Stephen Baxter’s style as one of the most important writers currently active in the hard science fiction genre. This novel is in fact set in another universe where gravity is much stronger than our universe and the scientific component is important.
American writer Kim Stanley Robinson was born on March 23, 1952 in Waukegan, Illinois. He’s particularly famous for his Mars trilogy: its novels: Red Mars, Green Mars and Blue Mars wan the Hugo, Nebula and Locus prize.
Jenna-Louise Coleman is the new companion of the Doctor in the British television series “Doctor Who”. The official announcement by the BBC, also on Twitter, ends all the rumors.
“Inferno” is the last adventure of the seventh season of “Doctor Who” classic series which aired in 1970 featuring the Third Doctor and Liz Shaw. It follows “The Ambassadors of Death” and it’s a seven parts adventure written by Don Houghton and directed by Douglas Camfield.
The novel “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs was published for the first time in 1912 as a serial in the magazine “The All-Story” with the title “Under the Moons of Mars” and as a book in 1917. It’s the first novel of John Carter cycle.