As you probably know, I’m responsible for the best-kept secret in your favourite weekly professional science magazine beginning with N. Some of you will know the secret – Richard, Jenny, Kristi and Erika all know about it, as does Professor Trellis of North Wales and other people who drop by to offer comments. I refer, of course, notwithstanding inasmuch as which and hereuntofore, to the Futures page – a weekly (very) short SF story, which you can find on the back page, and – for some months now – free on the Nature website. The latest example is here.
You might like to know that Futures has a page on Facebook where you can discuss the column and the stories, and post relevant alerts of your own. As I write, this page has 591 fans. Let’s see if we can make it a round 600 by day’s end. So, saddle up, and let’s do something zany like charge the Russian guns. The 600th fan will get his or her head blown off be received into the Grand Order of the Unicycling Girrafe.