Here’s one for my fellow blogonaut Cenobyte, the fleet’s highest-ranked archivist of typographic analog storage media (or what your great-great-grandparents would have called books).
The CBC is reporting that the Canadian Light Source ( a bigass synchotron – although a minnow of a synchotron compared to the Large Hadron Collider considering their respective power ratings of 2.9 GeV to 7000 GeV) will have a writer-in-residence for two months in 2009.
Richard Sawyer, who’s won Hugo and Nebula awards for his writing, will hang out and soak up the science in action to get a feel for the every day adventure of working in a science facility. In addition, he’l be on hand for burgeoning authors to pester him for advice. Cool.
Solvent – An Introduction to Science