Diane Turnshek is an astronomer who’s been published in Analog and elsewhere. She served as Eastern Regional Director and ran the 2007 Nebulas in NYC.
Cosmologically speaking, Earth’s luck ran out in an eye blink. In another million years or so, humanity could have had the technology to shield its cradle from an imminent gamma-ray burst. Too bad we didn’t get that million years …
Michael writes across the speculative fiction world, from urban fantasy (Geekomancy), to fantasy superhero novel Shield and Crocus, and the SF series in novellas, Genrenauts. He is a co-host on podcasts The Skiffy & Fanty Show and Speculate.