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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.

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Editorial, April 2011

Welcome to issue eleven of Lightspeed! On tap this month… Fiction: “All That Touches the Air” by An Owomoyela, “Maneki Neko” by Bruce Sterling,”Mama, We are Zhenya, Your Son” by Tom Crosshill, “Velvet Fields” by Anne McCaffrey. Nonfiction: “Parasitic Puppetmasters” by Wendy Wagner, “TANSTAAFL: There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Free Lunch” by Jeff Lester, “The Many Worlds Interpretation Theory: Having Your Cake and Eating it Two, and Three, and Four…” by Brad Deutsch, “Feature Interview: Elizabeth Bear” by Erin Stocks.

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Editorial, March 2011

Welcome to issue ten of Lightspeed! On tap this month… Fiction: “Saying the Names” by Maggie Clark, “Gossamer” by Stephen Baxter, “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor, and “Woman Leaves Room” by Robert Reed. Nonfiction: “You Never Get a Seventh Chance to Make a First Impression: An Awkward History of Our Space Transmissions” by Genevieve Valentine, “Feature Interview: Walter Jon Williams” by Chris Moriarty, “Retro Robots on the Battlefield” by Daniel H. Wilson, and “Immortal Jellyfish and Transhuman You” by Ekaterina Sedia.

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Editorial, February 2011

Welcome to issue nine of Lightspeed! On tap this month… Fiction: “Long Enough and Just So Long” by Cat Rambo, “The Passenger” by Julie E. Czerneda, “Simulacrum” by Ken Liu, “Breakaway, Backdown” by James Patrick Kelly. Nonfiction: “When the Chatbots Come to Greet Us” by Genevieve Valentine, “Feature Interview: “Digital Lifeforms” by Andrew Penn Romine, “Where’s My Holovision” by Jeff Hecht, and “Colonizing the Solar System in Four Easy Steps” by Nicholos Wethington.

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Editorial, January 2011

Welcome to issue eight of Lightspeed! On tap this month… Fiction: “Postings from an Amorous Tomorrow,” by Corey Mariani, “Cucumber Gravy” by Susan Palwick, “Black Fire” by Tanith Lee, “The Elephants of Poznan” by Orson Scott Card. Nonfiction: “The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades,” by Genevieve Valentine, “Neurotransmitters: God’s Way of Getting You High” by Christopher Sedia, “Feature Interview: The Redemption of Paolo Bacigalupi” by Christie Yant, and “Five Animals That Will Take Over the World After We Eradicate Ourselves” by Jeremiah Tolbert.