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This is the hard (scientifically accurate) science fiction page. There may be some unlikely science in these stories, but nothing (I hope) that is explicitly impossible based on what we currently know about the universe.
The first story below is heavily hyperlinked, so you can keep track of what's known science and what's mere speculation on my part.
- The Callisto Incident
- Originally published in The Leading Edge, #39 (Spring 2000). This is a 13,000 word novelette set on the moons of Jupiter. The science here includes astronomy, geology, pre-biotic chemistry, and even speculations to the origins of life on Earth. The story is heavily hyperlinked to pictures of the Jovian moons and other information.
- Boltzmann's Ghost
- An 8500 word novelette about time symmetry, Ludwig Boltzmann, and the fate of the universe. Here is an extremely complimentary review.
- Divine Intervention
- The novel.
- Flight Correction
- This is a well-reviewed short story which appeared in the March '02 Analog. In his column in Locus, Rich Horton has picked it as one of his "Recommended stories". The above link will take you to review excerpts and links to online reviews.
- Other Hard Science Fiction
- Here's a great collection of published science fiction stories based on accurate science. It's organized by topic.