My Favourite Martians: The Depiction of the Alien in HG Wells’ “The War of the Worlds”

From UKSRN member Stephen Baxter: HG Wells’s The War of the Worlds (1897) is 120 years old this year, yet many of its aspects remain fresh – including his depiction of the Martians. While the novel contains memorably horrific sequences of mass destruction and personal human peril, in fact Wells’s Martians were carefully devised as […]

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UKSRN2015 – Leeds, 7/8 September

The UKSRN held its third meeting this week at Leeds Beckett University.  We were privileged to host Claudio Maccone and Mike Garrett this year as representatives of the IAA SETI permanent committee.  This year’s hot topic was the exciting announcement of Breakthrough Listen and Breakthrough Message.  A working group was set up to investigate submitting […]

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