Non-Fiction Writing

Apollo 13, We Have a Solution

An 11,000-word story written for the 35th anniversary of the Apollo 13 crisis, told from the point of view of mission control. Later adapted into a chapter of Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 2010, University of Nebraska Press.

Something in the Air

A feature article for one of Discover's annual "Invisible Planet" special issues, stepping readers through some of the unseen forces that mold a day in New York City.

How Much Does the Internet Weigh?

A short article for another Discover "Invisible Planet" special issue.

Fringe Science -- "Of White Tulips and Wormholes"

Contributed a chapter exploring the real and fictional science of time travel for an anthology of essays about the television show Fringe.

Non-Fiction Editing

Briefing: Private Spaceflight

One in a series of primers on different technology topics for Technology Review.

2011 TR35

A profile package for Technology Review for its annual list of 35 innovators under 35. 

Fiction Editing


A critically acclaimed anthology of 12 original hard science fiction stories, featuring original cover art by Chris Foss.


Hackers Gather at HOPE conference

A blog with self-shot and -edited video about the bi-annual hacker conference organized by 2600 magazine.

Party Robot

A video blog about the Keep On, a toy version of a robot originally designed to help autistic children.

© Stephen Cass 2012