Highlighting the need for conservation: the power of Douglas Adams

In early March, the 13th Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture was¬†presented by the New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman, who spoke on the enduring and timeless nature of Adams’¬†work. In his opening address, Gaiman said, “I would classify Douglas as a genius because he saw things differently and he was capable of communicating the wayContinue reading “Highlighting the need for conservation: the power of Douglas Adams”

Science, fantasy and everything in between – A Terry Pratchett world

As timing would have it, I had just finished the Science of Discworld II when I heard that Terry Pratchett had passed away. Pratchett gave us the fantasy series Discworld, a science fantasy world based on quantum theory in Long Earth and Good Omens, a memorable novel written in collaboration with Neil Gaiman. If thatContinue reading “Science, fantasy and everything in between – A Terry Pratchett world”