Collision: Short Stories Inspired by Particle Physics
Symmetry Magazine shares how CERN scientists and science fiction writers teamed up to make some interesting science fiction stories. Based on science facts, the stories leave you wondering “what if?”.
Creating the anthology, titled Collision, started with a call to CERN researchers and alumni of the European physics research center, asking them to describe concepts they thought would inspire good creative writing. Next, authors picked the ideas that called to them most. Each author then met with the scientist who proposed their chosen idea and discussed the science in detail. The anthology consists of a collection of the resulting stories, each with an afterward by the consulting scientist.
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