Andy Love talks about deduction, induction, ways induction can be misused, and a few of the ways to overcome these weaknesses.
Andy Love talks about chaos theory and how it relates to the idea of contingency in history.
Andy Love talks about how creating models allows scientists (and others) to solve problems by applying previous solutions to new situations, and how attempts to use models sometimes result in error.
Andy Love talks about how the centrifugal force applies to many situations, and how that force relates to gravity.
Andy Love talks about how inertial navigation works on (and near) the surface of the Earth and how it would work on other planets, and in weirder places.
Essay by Andrew Love Jr. concerning the themes in the novel Ringworld...
Essay by Mary Pat Campbell relating Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle's Inferno with Dante's Inferno...
The story of science fiction author Ray Nelson's last converstaion with Philip K. Dick. Includes mention of Larry Niven...
Ringworld Psalm by Man-Kzin War series author Matthew Joseph Harrington.
This arose from a discussion about what would happen if two ships in Known Space were on a collision course and one had to turn away to the left. Could you define left? Here's what the list members came up with in line with the views of various Known Space species.
A "slides and notes" version of a talk, written and presented to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Physics Students by Andrew E. Love Jr, a long-standing subscriber, and frequent contributor, to the Larry Niven mail list.
The following is a "slides and notes" version of a talk, written by Andrew E. Love Jr, a long-standing subscriber, and frequent contributor, to the Larry Niven mail list, and presented by him as part of the 2007 Balticon science program
By Richard Finhold and John Carron Larry Niven's writing. From Science Fiction Writers: critical studies of the major authors from the early 19th century to the present day. edited by E.F. Bleiler.
By William Laskowski, Jr. on Larry Niven's writing. From Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers by Noelle Watson and Paul E. Schellinger.
A modal analysis of The Ringworld, by Peter Taylor, a long-time member of the Larry Niven mail list and a real NASA scientist.
You know you've read too much Niven when...
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