The Science Behind the Story

Writers often really sweat over the details in their stories, spending a great deal of time researching and developing complex backgrounds – firmly grounded in science, of course. In fact, Analog authors often find and/or invent far more fascinating material than can be smoothly incorporated into the story itself. 

Since it would be a shame to let these details stay in a virtual closet, some of our authors have graciously shared their "behind-the-scenes" work. Peel back the curtain and learn more about the science behind some of our stories and how the stories grew out of it.

The Skeekit-Woogle Test

by Carl Frederick

"I will simply remark - First, that the existence of the colour associations with sound is fully as remarkable as that of the Number-Form with numbers. Secondly, that the vowel sounds chiefly evoke them. READ MORE