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The Twilight Histories is a podcast that mixes your love of history, science fiction, fantasy and role playing into a fully soundscaped and immersive experience. You are a time traveler. Each episode, you will explore a new world. Some worlds are familiar. Others are totally exotic. An Egypt ravaged by an Ice Age. A Carthaginian colony on Mars. An Aztec empire cast under a spell of dark magic. So step on the platform… if you dare!
 
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Santa Fe Institute, Michael Garfield

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Far-reaching conversations with a worldwide network of scientists and mathematicians, philosophers and artists developing new frameworks to explain our universe's deepest mysteries. Join host Michael Garfield at the Santa Fe Institute each week to learn about your world and the people who have dedicated their lives to exploring its emergent order: their stories, research, and insights…
 
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DERELICT

Night Rocket Productions

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DERELICT is a narrative podcast experience from award winning science fiction author J. Barton Mitchell that features a host of unlikely characters trying to unlock the secrets of an abandoned spaceship in the far reaches of space. While its prequel season, FATHOM, follows a group of scientists investigating a frightening mystery that's been discovered on the bottom of the ocean...setting the stage for everything to come.
 
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Third Person

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Three mischievous narrators spin a surreal, reality-bending, sci-fantasy space western about a crotchety outlaw, a struggling cultist, and a diabolical bastard making awful decisions in a world on the edge of disaster. The story continues at MidstPodcast.com, where character art, lore, transcripts, merch, and more await you. Welcome to the Fold. (Content Warning: Midst occasionally contains descriptive scenes of physical violence, abuse of power, body horror, psychological horror, torture, a ...
 
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Marsfall LLC / Curiouscast

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Leaving Earth and its problems behind seemed ideal, but no one anticipated just how difficult colonizing Mars would be. Marsfall follows some of the earliest colonists to settle on Mars in the year 2047, and each episode continues the story from a different character’s perspective. Led by their fearless commander Jacki O’Rania, and assisted by the artificial intelligence unit ANDI, they strive to make a home on the Red Planet while exploring its deeper mysteries. New season out now!
 
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Humphrey Camardella Productions

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X Minus One is widely considered among the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio. The first 15 episodes were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations of newly published science fiction stories by leading writers in the field, including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, Frederik Pohl and Theodore Sturgeon, along with a few original scripts. For baby boomer's that liked The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone and for ...
 
Season 3, A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine, will be available for listening until February 15! Stories from Among the Stars is an anthology series that shares thrilling science fiction audio stories–but only for a limited time. Our first season was Steal the Stars, about forbidden love, a crashed UFO, and an alien heist. This season, we're sharing A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine. Hear the story of the ambassador from Lsel Station to the Teixcalaanli Empire as she investigate ...
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
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Harley Takagi Kaner and Kevin Vibert

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At the Penumbra, you might follow Juno Steel, a brooding, sharp-witted private eye on Mars, as he tangles with an elusive homme fatale, tracks dangerous artifacts of an ancient alien civilization, and faces his three greatest fears: heights, blood, and relationships. Or you might enter the world of the Second Citadel, where the merciless Sir Caroline must corral a team of emotionally distraught all-male knights to defend their city against mind-manipulating monsters...even the ones they’ve f ...
 
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Orpheus Studio Productions

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No one at Overhead Industries wants to talk about defunct research station Red Valley, and account man Warren Godby is out of his depth. When he meets Gordon Porlock, a disgruntled archivist with a bag of tapes from the station’s last known occupant, they will begin a journey to the limits of experimental science, confront horror and trauma from the past, present and future, and try to remember the cheat codes from Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Take a seat in a battered 1998 Vauxhall Astra, turn on ...
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
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Nila Patel: Writer of Fictions

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I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
 
From the PBS science series NOVA, a biweekly podcast digging into the science behind the headlines. Alok Patel takes you behind the scenes with the people—scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and more—working to understand our world. Now it's more critical than ever to distinguish fact from fiction and find science-based answers to the most pressing questions of our time. Subscribe, and learn more by visiting pbs.org/novanowpodcast.
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, h ...
 
Since November 7, 2004 - The first, and longest running, professionally produced audio drama podcast! This family friendly new twist on "old time radio" features the adventures and exploits of the World's Most Brilliant Scientist, Dr. Floyd! Join Dr. Floyd as he tries to thwart the plans of his evil arch nemesis, Dr. Steve, all the while learning about the people and events that shaped the history of the Earth. If satirist Stan Freberg and Jay Ward, creator of Rocky & Bullwinkle, had created ...
 
Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life
 
Art and philosophy for an age of accelerating weirdness! Join paleontologist-futurist Michael Garfield and an avalanche of amazing guests for deep but irreverent discussions at the edge of the known and knowable: on science and the philosophy of it, prehistory and post-humanity and deep time, non-human agency and non-duality, science fiction and self-fulfilling prophecies, complex systems and sustainability (or lack thereof), psychedelics as a form of training for proliferating futures, art ...
 
New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler gives away all of his stories as free, serialized audiobooks. Described as "Stephen King meets Michael Crichton meets Chuck Palahniuk," Scott's stories of hard-science horror will have you tapping a vein as you Jones for next week's fix. Subscribe to hear major-release hardcover novels read by the author, as well as short fiction and the "FridayFix," a random piece of weekly nonsense. For more info on the author, visit http://www.scottsigler.com
 
Imagine a handful of scientists and engineers setting out to terraform a planet - a world - for the frozen people they've got in tow. Just a few people, carefully chosen, who will live out their lives building something they'll never see. That's us. We're building a future. A science fiction audio drama suitable for our times.
 
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Immunities

Dueling Genre Productions

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Immunities is an original audio drama about the survivors of an alien invasion, who have to decide what kind of life to lead surrounded by those who look like, and in some ways are, the people they used to know. It’s science fiction, thriller, drama, and the rest of life all mixed together. Created and Executive Produced by Bob Koester. More background, information, and ways to support us can be found at our main web page… http://immunitiesdrama.com
 
Fueled by art, sexuality, playfulness, adventure, and imagination, Rose & Dayv Caraway will arouse your senses with libidinous tales of love, loss, action, adventure, romance, suspense, horror, science fiction, paranormal, and fantasy. Brimming with limitless creativity and moxie these erotic stories are sure to seduce your thoughts and leave you and your partner(s) wanting more! This show is for adults only.
 
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"Amy" and "Brad" are two thieves who don’t see eye to eye. Amy wants to change the world, and Brad wants to start over, wealthy and isolated. What exactly are they looking for on the lunar surface, and can their spoils help achieve these goals? Find out in “Splitting a Dollar,” read and written by Meghan Hyland.…
 
Would you like to know more? Thanks to the listener who commissioned this bonus series! Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out…
 
Introducing Tomorrow, an original, scripted series from Gen-Z Media, creators of the Peabody Award-winning The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel and the hit family podcast, Six Minutes. Taking place five years after “little orphan” Annie was adopted by billionaire Oliver Warbucks, Annie, now 15, is about to face the biggest test of her sign…
 
Luke and Juliane discuss language, the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis, and Babel-17 by Samuel R Delaney. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” a…
 
The House of Geometers hides a dangerous secret from the tyrannical gaze of the Ecclesiasts, who use the addictive beauty of mathematics to control its congregations. What Luca learns within its walls leads to the ultimate test of his abilities. Set an impossible task by his mentor, his single-minded pursuit of the dark equations will destroy him f…
 
In the beginning of me, I was a bird. A magpie, although I’ve since been a jay and a red-tailed hawk and even a big, black crow, crying tok-tok-tok at every passerby. But the magpie was special: on my first day, I saw those flashing blue wingtips, and I was myself. And every day after, I woke up and flew to a shiny window, just to admire my plumage…
 
Most people believe that when they grow up, they need to “put away childish things”—a wise strategy for holding a job, paying the rent and raising a family. But what if you need to fight a malevolent pirate who threatens to destroy the universe? In that case, a toy War Wizard blaster might come in handy. In British author Dan Hanks’s second novel, …
 
Theresa moved into her new smarthome with healthy skepticism. Here was a house with everything she could ever need or want—and more—for an affordable price on her nail stylist’s salary. To her, the artificial intelligence inside was little more than a shiny gimmick, but one she’d gladly deal with to give her daughter Niyah a better life. There had …
 
We're still on hiatus until the new year, so here's one of our favorite episodes from the past. Romance and science fiction have always been closely connected, but lately some of the best SF writing is in the romance genre. We talk to Alyssa Cole, author of the A.I. Who Loved Me, about the love affair between SF and romance. https://www.ouropinions…
 
This week I talk with four brilliant people working in and around the study of complex systems about the World Wide Web’s co-evolution with cryptocurrencies and other distributed ledger technologies: the promise AND the peril; the good, the bad, and the ugly. It’s a hugely complicated topic and there wasn’t enough time in this panel for Complexity …
 
This week on The Relic Radio Show, we begin with Lady Kane, The Silver Queen, the May 17, 1959, episode of Have Gun, Will Travel. (25:00) Our second story comes from John Steele, Adventurer. We hear Lighthouse Twelve, his episode from October 25, 1949. https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22021/RelicRadio772.mp3 Download …
 
Relic Radio Science Fiction features Exploring Tomorrow on this week’s episode. We hear The Happiness Effect, their story from December 18, 1957. Help support our fifteenth year by visiting donate.relicradio.com and sending a donation if you’re able. Thank you to all who’ve helped out over the years! https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive…
 
Todays story is written by Victoria Diane, a sometimes writer and fulltime procrastinator. Though she prefers creating with a variety of artistic mediums at her home in West Virginia, she gets dressed and goes to work at her day job in the financial industry in order to pay for her addiction to craft supplies. Celebrate the Female Orgasm with us! R…
 
We know what’s happening in this podcast, but we’re not going to tell you. At least, not right away. We’ll string you along with little clues about what we actually know until, finally, we tell you that this is a podcast about meta mysteries, and then act like that’s a very clever reveal. Oops, well, we’ve given that away. But that’s probably good,…
 
STARRING:Jackie Kashian In this episode... Dr. Floyd, Dr. Grant and C.H.I.P.S. desperately try to get onto the MGM Studios Lot to catch up with Dr. Steve and Fidgert who are on a mission to find Hedy Lamarr! EPISODE #807 EPISODE TITLE: "Not Just Another Pretty Face!" WRITTEN BY:Grant Baciocco RECORDED AT:Dr. Floyd Studios, Burbank, CA REGULAR CAST:…
 
Cillian and the Olorun crew followed Fanaka into the Borehole, where they found RedWire in his cell — cold, naked, and beaten. Can they escape the prison before Creterakian guards swarm in? Written by Scott Sigler and J.C. Hutchins Performed by Scott Sigler Directed by AB Kovacs Production Assistance by Allie Press Engineered by Steve Riekeberg Cop…
 
Content Warning: Physical violence, gunfire, loud noises, inhuman creatures, harsh language, mature themes, fear and panic, explosions, bodily functions and body horror. Unable to exit the cave due to the storm, Kerri and Indira investigate deeper inside. Written and produced by Mike Gagne of Asylum 94 Productions. Intro Music by Josh Monroe of Gra…
 
The explorers finally get their hands on some magic. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Many…
 
An ordinary mouse was once chosen to receive a great honor that came at a great cost. Genre: Fable Excerpt: I could not see the edge of the knife, but I felt the promised bite of the blade at the base of my tail. Courage is a strange thing. For when you think you have it, you are wrong. And when you think you don’t have it…you are wrong. When I ste…
 
In this special bonus episode, hear an exclusive preview of A Desolation Called Peace, the sequel to A Memory Called Empire. Get your copy of A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine: https://amzn.to/3s8LQkM Got feedback for us? Take our survey: https://bit.ly/surveysfromamongthestars Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice…
 
Author : Sam Schreiber Narrator : Dave Robison Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums “Christmas at the Hilbert Astoria” first appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine (November/December 2020) This story contains harsh language (swearing) Christmas at the Hilbert Astoria (Part 2 of 2) by Sam Schreiber “So. Let me…
 
After 20 years of planning, preparation and a nail-biting build up fraught by delays The James Webb Space telescope finally launched on Christmas day 2021. Anxious astronomers across the globe looked on as the JWST then completed even riskier manoeuvres to unfurl the 18 hexagonal components that make up its 6.5 meter diameter primary mirror. Cosmol…
 
We dive into the world of crypto and digital currencies in this episode to take a close look at two countries approaching them in very different ways. In 2021, El Salvador made the cryptocurrency bitcoin legal tender, while Nigeria launched its own central bank digital currency. Experts talk us through why they've taken such radically different pat…
 
The United States is growing more dysfunctional, and it's increasingly obvious that our political systems are designed to fail. Can we continue to exist as a unified country for another fifty years? Or will our future look like the Hunger Games, with an unrecognizable USA? To find out, we asked New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie. Show notes: ww…
 
Some people say we’re all in the same boat; others say no, but we’re all in the same storm. Wherever you choose to focus the granularity of your inquiry, one thing is certain: we are all embedded in, acting on, and being acted upon by the same nested networks. Our fates are intertwined, but our destinies diverge like weather forecasts, hingeing on …
 
You are sent to ancient Ireland to investigate an anamaly in the multiverse. The Twilight Histories has discovred evidence of a world splitting technology that could threaten their entire business and they want you to find out more. Who is responsible? And will they be a problem? #scifi #sciencefiction #ireland #neolithic #celtic #pulsegun #alterna…
 
We just called it the Bug War. Thanks to the listener who commissioned this bonus series! Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging O…
 
Dr. Paul Liknaitsky is the head of clinical psychedelic research at Monash University Australia. He is conducting world-first clinical trials into the use of magic mushrooms and ecstasy to treat depression, anxiety, and PTSD. This is his second time on this podcast to chat about this exciting and important field. See acast.com/privacy for privacy a…
 
Our first story for this week’s Relic Radio Show comes from The Saint. We’ll hear Satan’s Angels, from July 8, 1951. (30:40) The Whistler closes out this show with Search For Maxine. That story first aired March 13, 1949. https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22021/RelicRadio771.mp3 Download RelicRadio771 Support Relic Rad…
 
We take all the pills for 1999's THE MATRIX. With MATRIX RESURRECTIONS coming out at month's end, it's time to Smack this bitch up. Empty Set Movie Maven Rob Otto, AB Sigler, and the Future Dark Øverlord himself go down the rabbit hole of groundbreaking this Wachowski work. Catch our StorySmack livestream every second Saturday of the month at: Face…
 
A strange and musical rain nears; a titan slumbers beneath the deep; three lovers struggle in secret; and yet, with all those threats on the horizon, it is the old falconer on his pilgrimage through the swamp who could destroy Damien, Rilla, and Lord Arum's peace for good. Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey. (Tri…
 
Luke talks to Juliane about a book that has all the best aspects, and the worst aspects, of a debut novel: Machinehood by S B Divya. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Co…
 
There is, somewhat ironically, a techno-conservatism among some sci-fi creators, especially those whose traditional means of making a living have been disrupted by new technology. Most recently the techno-conservatives have targeted NFTs. Which is a shame, because NFTs are the future of science fiction.If you are a science fiction creator with ques…
 
In this episode... While Dr. Floyd, Dr. Grant and C.H.I.P.S. discuss the finer points of space travel, Dr. Steve begins work on a dastardly plan and Fidgert, unknowingly, helps him through his creative block! EPISODE #806 EPISODE TITLE: "Hurry To Hollywood" WRITTEN BY:Grant Baciocco RECORDED AT:Dr. Floyd Studios, Burbank, CA REGULAR CAST: Mr. Narra…
 
Cillian and his crew have quietly entered the Borehole facility through a secret entrance. Now inside, however, they can't avoid the guards. As they push toward RedWire's cell, things are about to jump up a notch. Written by Scott Sigler and J.C. Hutchins Performed by Scott Sigler Directed by AB Kovacs Production Assistance by Allie Press Engineere…
 
This episode features "The Lion and the Virgin" written by Megan J. Kerr. Published in the January 2022 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: https://clarkesworldmagazine.com/kerr_01_22 Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/clarkesworld?…
 
The crew encounters a surprise after emerging from hyperspace at Quantaris. Pleck gets a discount code. Bargie’ll have another. AJ orders the combo. Starring: Jeremy Bent as C-53 Alden Ford as Pleck Decksetter Allie Kokesh as Dar Seth Lind as Nermut Bundaloy Winston Noel as AJ Moujan Zolfaghari as Bargie and Justin Ballwehat With special guests Ell…
 
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