The heist to end all heists

The alarms have all been tripped. All of them. This isn’t the familiar, daily smash-and-grab. This is huge. A heist to end all heists. We go to our windows, careful to stay out of sight. It’s still far away, but the first reports are already flickering like sparks from a bulldozed lamppost: they’re working onContinue reading “The heist to end all heists”

The life of pie

The internet was adamant: “we” had landed a robot on a comet. Twitter was awash with self-congratulation. We had pushed the envelope. And we hadn’t just pushed it. We had licked and pasted on the stamps of bleeding-edge physics, shoved the envelope into the letter box of science fiction, had it collected by the postmanContinue reading “The life of pie”