Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the Universtiy of California, Irvine. He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, was a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, and in 1995 received the Lord Prize for contributions to science. In 2007, he won the Asimov Award for science writing. His 1999 analysis of what endures, Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia, has been widely read. A fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, he continues his research in astrophysics, plasma physics, and biotechnology. His fiction has won many awards, including the Nebula Award for his novel Timescape.


Gregory Benford has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Clear Blue Seas of Luna

REPRINT FICTION by Gregory Benford in Issue 102 – March 2015

You know many things, but what he knows is both less and more than what I tell to us. Or especially, what we all tell to all those others—those simple humans, who are like him in their limits. I cannot be what you are, you the larger. Not that we are not somehow also the […]
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