Why are we spending nine billion dollars on the wrong aircraft? The Canadian government’s decision to sole-source new jet fighters is questionable. Especially when a better alternative is staring us in the face.
So I’ve had a crisis of faith, recently. And ironically, the person who unwittingly challenged my faith would probably be horrified to know that I have any kind of faith at all, even if it was in him and what he stood for. I refer to my recent article The Danger Facing Modern Physics, where […]
Guest Author Bennett Coles takes a close look at Stephen Hawkin’s recent book and argues that science is becoming narrow minded and that some of our great thinkers could be missing the big picture
Virtues of War offers a glimpse of humanity’s possible future, of our expansion into space and the cultural and emotional baggage that we will take with us. Within an action-packed, high-tech setting with cutting edge science and fantastic worldscapes, this sci fi novel explores the effects of physical and psychological warfare and the ways in […]
Let’s face it. Science fiction is great. It covers a vast canvas of human thought, inspires some of our brightest minds to invent new technologies, and has the unique ability to laugh at itself. But who are the artists that shape this genre? Who are the folks that create these fantastic visions of other worlds […]
Author Bennett R. Coles reminds us that we can all do our part to bring hope to the world.
Author Bennett Coles asks us to “embrace the silliness’ suggesting that science fiction can have fun and laugh at itself while remaining dignified and relevant.
Science inspires sci-fi writers, but what’s really neat is when the favour is returned.
Ignore the pointy ears and flying saucers – science fiction is an intelligent, insightful and thought-provoking section of literature.
Mocked and marginalized for too long, science fiction is hot. Or at least it should be, says novelist Ben Coles, author of the military sci-fi novel Virtues of War.