Arc, Issue 2.1 - Exit Strategies (January 2014)

Arc’s moment quantity, on hand from January 2014, begins with a topic dedicated to go out strategies.

We’re operating out of planet and we’re operating out of endurance. The party’s over and we’re searching for the door.

But the exits are unmarked. The engines of the realm are hidden from us. Ninety-six in line with cent of the universe is lacking and the remaining is stirred into movement via equipment that hides in undeniable sight.

We’ve acquired to get out of this position - yet how?

Embracing every little thing from politics to polymorphism, physics and fable, go out techniques is your fundamental, (sometimes unreliable) advisor to the break out tunnel.

With a foreword by means of CERN physicist Michael Doser, and that includes tales by means of Jeff midday, Kathleen Ann Goonan, and the best-selling fable author Tad Williams, go out techniques appears to be like for a again door to the universe. How a lot of the cosmos is actual, how a lot an astronomer’s dream? And if lets get away from fact, what sort of utopia could we construct for ourselves?

Elsewhere within the factor, M. John Harrison meets a emerging megastar of television technology, Hannu Rajaniemi considers what's going to ensue while our books commence interpreting us, and Claire Dean meets the artists bent on making J G Ballard’s Crystal global a fact.

And in a different tribute, Adam Roberts considers the existence, paintings and sheer sanity of the past due, nice Iain Banks.

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