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Editorial, January 2012

It’s been an exciting few months here at Lightspeed, and some major changes have taken place. You’ll have noticed by now our slightly different site design; read the editorial for more information about all of the changes, and to find out what we have in store for you this month.

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Editorial, December 2011

Welcome to issue nineteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “The Sighted Watchmaker” by Vylar Kaftan, “After the Days of Dead-eye ‘Dee” by Pat Cadigan, “The Parting Glass” by Andrew Penn Romine,”The Hammer of God” by Arthur C. Clarke. Nonfiction: “Feature Interview: Richard Dawkins,” “Science (and Swindlers) Can Read Your Mind” by Jeff Lester, “Cyborg vs. Cyborg” by Nigel Wilson, “Armageddon Rock” by Alan Smale.

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Editorial, November 2011

Welcome to issue eighteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “How Maartje and Uppinder Terraformed Mars (Marsmen Trad.)” by Lisa Nohealani Morton, “The Kingdom of the Blind” by Maureen McHugh, “Houses” by Mark Pantoja, “Snow,” by John Crowley. Nonfiction: “Planetary Alchemy” by Alan Smale, “Feature Interview: China Miéville” by John Joseph Adams & David Barr Kirtley, “Back to the Future” by Carol Ann Moletti, “Keeping the Dead Among the Living” by Graeme McMillan.

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Editorial, Mid-November 2011

We’d like to ask our readers to participate in our reader survey, in order to get a better idea of who you all are, what you enjoy most about our content, and how you tend to access it, along with general demographic information. It should take about 5-10 minutes to complete. You can access the survey here. To thank our readers for taking the time to fill out our survey, one respondent (chosen at random) will win a free one-year subscription to Lightspeed or Fantasy from Weightless Books. The survey ends December 15, 2011. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Editorial, October 2011

Welcome to issue seventeen of Lightspeed! On tap this month … Fiction: “Her Husband’s Hands” by Adam-Troy Castro, “The Little Bear” by Justina Robson, “Against Eternity” by David Farland, “Some Fortunate Future Day” by Cassandra Clare. Nonfiction: “The Care and Feeding of Your Disembodied Lungs” by Lauren Davis, “The Physics of a Populated Universe” by Dr. Pamela Gay, “Saving Your Brain to a Disk” by Jeff Hecht, “Feature Interview: Beth Revis” by Gwenda Bond.

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Editorial, September 2011

Welcome to issue sixteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “Join” by Liz Coleman, “Bubbles” by David Brin, “Thief of Futures” by D. Thomas Minton, “The Island of the Immortals” by Ursula K. Le Guin. Nonfiction: “Vulcanize, Wookify, and Alienate Yourself” by Esther Inglis-Arkell, “The Lonely Universe” by Dr. Pamela Gay, “Feature Interview: Lois McMaster Bujold” by Jeff Lester, “Immortals That Show Us That Death Is The Best Option” by Shaenon Garrity.

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Editorial, August 2011

Welcome to issue fifteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “Defenders” by Will McIntosh, “Just Another Perfect Day” by John Varley, “The Nearest Thing” by Genevieve Valentine, “Non-Stop to Portales” by Connie Willis. Nonfiction: “Five Ways to End an Alien Invasion” by Jeremiah Tolbert, “Forget Everything You Already Know About Amnesia” by The Evil Monkey, “Four Milestones in the Evolution of Artificial Intelligence” by Graeme McMillan, “Feature Interview: Simon Pegg” by John Joseph Adams & David Barr Kirtley.

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Editorial, July 2011

Welcome to issue fourteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “The Cold Equations” by Tom Godwin, “The Old Equations” by Jake Kerr, “Sweet Sixteen” by Kat Howard, “Face Value” by Karen Joy Fowler. Nonfiction: “The Cold Legacies” by Mike Brotherton, “The First Step to Enlightenment is Abject Failure” by Jeff Hecht, “The Superpowered Potential of Epigenetics” by Ekaterina Sedia, “Feature Interview: Mary Doria Russell” by Kat Howard.

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Editorial, June 2011

Welcome to issue thirteen of Lightspeed! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “Snapshots I Brought Back from the Black Hole” by K.C. Ball, “Frost Painting” by Carolyn Ives Gilman, “Transcript of Interaction Between Astronaut Mike Scudderman and the OnStar Hands-Free A.I. Crash Advisor” by Grady Hendrix, “Recording Angel” by Ian McDonald. Nonfiction: “Dividing By Zero” by Mike Brotherton, “Dissolving the Wall Between Art and Science” by Graeme McMillian, “Six A.I. Types Who Annoy Us to Death” by Genevieve Valentine, “Feature Interview: Mary Roach” by John Joseph Adams & David Barr Kirtley.

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Editorial, May 2011

Welcome to issue twelve of Lightspeed! On tap this month… Fiction: “The Harrowers” by Eric Gregory, “Bibi From Jupiter” by Tessa Mellas, “Eliot Wrote” by Nancy Kress, “Scales” by Alastair Reynolds. Nonfiction: “Feature Interview: Jill Tarter” by Genevieve Valentine, “The Icy Ecosystem of Europa” by Dr. Pamela Gay, “When the Brain Sees God on a Toaster Pastry” by The Evil Monkey, “Whose Thoughts Are You Thinking?” by Laura Waterstripe.