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Astro­bi­ol­o­gy Mag­a­zine — Astro­bi­ol­o­gy Mag­a­zine is a NASA-spon­sored online pop­u­lar sci­ence mag­a­zine. Our sto­ries pro­file the lat­est and most excit­ing news across the wide and inter­dis­ci­pli­nary field of astro­bi­ol­o­gy — the study of life in the uni­verse.
Astro­g­ra­ph­er — Gath­er­ing a Com­mu­ni­ty of World­builders.
Bran­don Sander­son 2012 Lec­tures — The com­plete video footage of Bran­don Sanderson’s 2012 cre­ative writ­ing class at Brigham Young Uni­ver­si­ty.
Cen­tau­ri Dreams — The News Forum of the Tau Zero Foun­da­tion.
CONTACT: Cul­tures of the Imag­i­na­tion — The annu­al CONTACT con­fer­ence is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary gath­er­ing of sci­en­tists, artists and writ­ers.
Dr. Zahir’s Ethno­graph­i­cal Ques­tion­naire — Com­piled by David Zahir to help in the descrip­tion of con­cul­tures. (The Zaharam-Chapelle-Parunas Ethno­graph­i­cal Ques­tion­naire, extend­ed ver­sion.)
Ender­ra — Cool web­site about world build­ing from a per­son who real­ly loves his hob­by and shares meth­ods, expe­ri­ences, and ideas with fel­low world-builders.
Epona – Third stone from Tara­nis — Plan­et Epona Project
Exo­Climes – The Diver­si­ty of Exo­plan­et Atmos­pheres — Exoclimes.com is a web­site devot­ed to dis­cus­sion around the study of plan­e­tary atmos­pheres out­side the Solar Sys­tem. It is main­tained and ani­mat­ed by pro­fes­sion­al astro­physi­cists at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Exeter and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oxford.
Fura­han Biol­o­gy and Allied Mat­ters — This blog is about spec­u­la­tive biol­o­gy. Recur­rent themes are bio­me­chan­ics, the works of oth­er world builders, and, of course, the plan­et Fura­ha.
Lae­tus in Prae­sens — Per­son­al web­site of Antho­ny Judge.
Lan­guage Cre­ation Soci­ety — A site for con­langers, would-be con­langers, those inter­est­ed in or curi­ous about con­langs, and any­thing else to do with con­lang­ing.
Mark Rosenfelder’s Meta­verse — Mark says no one asks this ques­tion, but… what’s a Meta­verse?
Orion’s Arm Uni­verse Project — Orion’s Arm, a world set thou­sands of years in the future where civ­i­liza­tion spans the stars.
Plan­e­tary Hab­it­abil­i­ty Lab­o­ra­to­ry (PHL) — A research and edu­ca­tion­al vir­tu­al lab­o­ra­to­ry ded­i­cat­ed to stud­ies of the hab­it­abil­i­ty of Earth, the Solar Sys­tem, and extra­so­lar plan­ets.
Selden’s List of Resources for Celes­tia — Pret­ty much self-explana­to­ry (non-users will also find some inter­est­ing info here.)
Sue Ann Bowling’s Plan­et Build­ing — A series of blog posts on world build­ing by sci­ence fic­tion author S.A. Bowl­ing.
Talk­ToY­oUni­verse — Juli­ette Wade talks about lin­guis­tics and anthro­pol­o­gy, sci­ence fic­tion and fan­ta­sy, point of view, gram­mar geek­i­ness, and all of the fas­ci­nat­ing per­mu­ta­tions there­of.
The ArcBuilder Uni­verse — From the depths of cos­mic his­to­ry to ten thou­sand years in the future, there is the ArcBuilder Uni­verse.
The Mars Soci­ety and New Mars Forums — The pur­pose of the Mars Soci­ety is to fur­ther the explo­ration and set­tle­ment of the Red Plan­et.
The Stan­ford Astro­bi­ol­o­gy Course — In the Stan­ford Astro­bi­ol­o­gy Course, our lec­tures fol­low a more or less lin­ear path from the Big Bang all the way to the devel­op­ment of com­plex life and, final­ly, space explo­ration. It is tru­ly amaz­ing how evo­lu­tion­ary prin­ci­ples have oper­at­ed at the macro, and micro, lev­el ever since the birth of the uni­verse we reside in today.
The World Build­ing School — World build­ing tips, guides and tuto­ri­als.
Xenol­o­gy Home Page — Xenol­o­gy: An Intro­duc­tion to the Sci­en­tif­ic Study of Extrater­res­tri­al Life, Intel­li­gence, and Civ­i­liza­tion.

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