Some of you would run screaming to the bookstore to get your hands on a new Twilight novel, while others of you would just … run screaming. So this news is only going to satisfy half of you.
Ten Twilight fans aged 15 to 34 won a roundtable meeting with Meyer in Vancouver, and according to USA Today, they were able to get quite a bit of info out of her, some of it spoilery.
And though she won’t be writing any more books about Edward and Bella because “the story’s already been told, and I doubt I’ll ever write another series based on the same characters,” she does have a return to Twilight percolating in the back of her mind.
Any extraterrestrials trying to get in touch with us are about to get some bad news—a busy signal. Because budget cuts have just taken one of our best tools in the search for intelligent alien life and sent it straight to mothballs.
Scientific American reports that the Allen Telescope Array (or ATA), which was built to pick up possible signals from distant alien civilizations, has been temporarily shut down. The array was meant to be made up of 350 six-meter radio antennas, but by 2007, when construction stopped, only 42 of those dishes had been completed—at a cost of $50 million.
Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, announced the nominees for this year’s Hugo Awards, and they included Connie Willis, Lois McMaster Bujold, Inception, Doctor Who (times three), and that woman who blew our minds with her NSFW song about Ray Bradbury.
The winners will be announced Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in Reno, Nev., during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Renovation.
And the nominees are .. click here to see