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Ceres (dwarf planet) in fiction

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As the largest body in the asteroid belt, the dwarf planet Ceres (formally "1 Ceres") frequently appears in science fiction. [1]

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A. Bertram Chandler

Arthur Bertram Chandler (28 March 1912 – 6 June 1984) was an AngloAustralian mariner-turned-science fiction author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms George Whitley, George Whitely, Andrew Dunstan, and S.H.M.

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Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester (December 18, 1913 – September 30, 1987) was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books.

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Anarchy

Anarchy is the condition of a society, entity, group of people, or a single person that rejects hierarchy.

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Asteroid belt

The asteroid belt is the circumstellar disc in the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.

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Asteroid mining

Asteroid mining is the exploitation of raw materials from asteroids and other minor planets, including near-Earth objects.

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Asteroids in fiction

Asteroids and asteroid belts are a staple of science fiction stories.

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Ben Bova

Benjamin William "Ben" Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American writer.

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Bob Shaw

Robert "Bob" Shaw (31 December 1931 – 11 February 1996) was a science fiction writer and fan from Northern Ireland, noted for his originality and wit.

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Bruce Sterling

Michael Bruce Sterling (born April 14, 1954) is an American science fiction author known for his novels and work on the Mirrorshades anthology.

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Buck Rogers

Buck Rogers is a fictional space opera character created by Philip Francis Nowlan in the novella Armageddon 2419 A.D., subsequently appearing in multiple media.

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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday is a role-playing video game released by Strategic Simulations in, set in the Buck Rogers XXVC game setting.

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Ceres

Ceres most commonly refers to.

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Ceres (dwarf planet)

Ceres (minor-planet designation: 1 Ceres) is the largest object in the asteroid belt that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, slightly closer to Mars' orbit.

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Charles R. Pellegrino

Charles R. Pellegrino (born 1953) is an American writer, the author of several books related to science and archaeology, including Return to Sodom and Gomorrah, Ghosts of the Titanic, Unearthing Atlantis and Ghosts of Vesuvius. Errors in Pellegrino's book The Last Train from Hiroshima (2010) prompted its publisher to withdraw it within a few months of publication.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Dead Moon Circus

The are a group of fictional antagonists from the Sailor Moon manga series created by Naoko Takeuchi.

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Descent (1995 video game)

Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995.

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Descent 3

Descent 3 (stylized as Descent³) is a first-person shooter video game developed by Outrage Entertainment and published by Interplay Entertainment.

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Destiny (video game)

Destiny is an online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision.

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Donald A. Wollheim

Donald Allen Wollheim (October 1, 1914 – November 2, 1990) was an American science fiction editor, publisher, writer, and fan.

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Dwarf planet

A dwarf planet is a planetary-mass object that is neither a planet nor a natural satellite.

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Edison's Conquest of Mars

Edison's Conquest of Mars is an 1898 science fiction novel by American astronomer and writer Garrett P. Serviss.

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Exiles to Glory

Exiles to Glory is a science fiction novella by American writer Jerry Pournelle, published in 1978.

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Exosquad

Exosquad is an American animated television series created by Universal Cartoon Studios for MCA TV's Universal Family Network syndicated programming block as a response to Japanese anime.

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Garrett P. Serviss

Garrett Putnam Serviss (March 24, 1851 – May 25, 1929) was an American astronomer, popularizer of astronomy, and early science fiction writer.

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George Zebrowski

George Zebrowski (born December 28, 1945) is an American science fiction author and editor who has written and edited a number of books, and is a former editor of The Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America.

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Grand Tour (novel series)

The Grand Tour is a series of novels written by American science fiction author Ben Bova.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells.

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Imperium of Man (Warhammer 40,000)

The Imperium of Man or Imperium of Mankind is a galactic empire in the fictional universe of Warhammer 40,000.

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Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.

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Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s.

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Joe Haldeman

Joe William Haldeman (born June 9, 1943) is an American science fiction author.

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Known Space

Known Space is the fictional setting of about a dozen science fiction novels and several collections of short stories written by Larry Niven.

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Kzin

The Kzinti (singular Kzin) are a fictional, very warlike and bloodthirsty race of cat-like aliens in Larry Niven's Known Space series.

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L. Neil Smith

Lester Neil Smith III (born May 12, 1946), better known as L. Neil Smith, is an American libertarian science fiction author and political activist.

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Larry Niven

Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer.

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List of Sailor Moon characters

The Sailor Moon manga series features an extensive cast of characters created by Naoko Takeuchi.

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List of Sailor Moon SuperS episodes

The fourth season of the Sailor Moon anime series, titled, also known as Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon SS, was produced by Toei Animation and directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara.

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List of Star Control races

This is a list of fictional alien species that appeared in various games of the Star Control franchise.

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Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids

Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids is the second novel in the ''Lucky Starr'' series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French.

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Man-Kzin Wars

The Man-Kzin Wars is a series of military science fiction short story collections (and is the name of the first collection), as well as the eponymous conflicts between mankind and the Kzinti that they detail.

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Marooned in Realtime

Marooned in Realtime is a 1986 murder mystery and time-travel science fiction novel by American writer Vernor Vinge, about a small, time-displaced group of people who may be the only survivors of a technological singularity or alien invasion.

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Martian (The War of the Worlds)

The Martians, also known as the Invaders, are the fictional race of extraterrestrials from the H.G. Wells novel The War of the Worlds.

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Mutant Chronicles

Mutant Chronicles is a pen-and-paper role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic world, originally published in 1993.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Podkayne of Mars

Podkayne of Mars is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, originally serialised in Worlds of If (November 1962, January, March 1963), and published in hardcover in 1963.

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Red Planet (novel)

Red Planet is a 1949 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about students at boarding school on the planet Mars.

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Rejuvenation (aging)

Rejuvenation is a medical discipline focused on the practical reversal of the aging process.

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Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science-fiction writer.

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Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

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S. M. Stirling

Stephen Michael Stirling (born September 30, 1953) is a French-born Canadian-American science-fiction and fantasy author.

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Sailor Moon

is a Japanese ''shōjo'' manga series by Naoko Takeuchi.

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Schismatrix

SchismatrixSchismatrix Plus, 1995, page viii.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Scott Bieser

Scott Bieser (born 1957) is an illustrator and writer of comics, and a former computer game animator.

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Space: 1889

Space: 1889 is a tabletop role-playing game of Victorian-era space-faring, created by Frank Chadwick and originally published by Game Designers' Workshop from 1988 to 1991 and later reprinted by Heliograph, Inc. in 2000 and 2001.

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Star Control II

Star Control II: The Ur-Quan Masters is a science fiction video game, a sequel to Star Control.

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Super Metroid

Super Metroid is a side-scrolling action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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Terminal Velocity (video game)

Terminal Velocity is a simulation video game originally developed by Terminal Reality and published by 3D Realms for DOS and Windows 95 and MacSoft for Mac OS.

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The American Astronaut

The American Astronaut is a 2001 space-western/musical, directed by and starring Cory McAbee.

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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, published in 1985.

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The Domination

The Domination of the Draka is an alternate history series, generally regarded as dystopian, by S. M. Stirling.

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The Dune Encyclopedia

The Dune Encyclopedia is a 1984 collection of essays written by Willis E. McNelly and multiple other contributors as a companion to Frank Herbert's ''Dune'' series of science fiction novels.

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The Dying Night

"The Dying Night" is a science fiction short story by American writer Isaac Asimov.

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The Expanse (novel series)

The Expanse is a series of science fiction novels series (and related novellas and short stories) by James S. A. Corey, the joint pen name of authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

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The Expanse (TV series)

The Expanse is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on ''The Expanse'' series of novels by James S. A. Corey.

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The Killing Star

The Killing Star is a hard science fiction novel by Charles R. Pellegrino and George Zebrowski, published in April, 1995.

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The Rolling Stones (novel)

The Rolling Stones (also published under the name Space Family Stone in the United Kingdom) is a 1952 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein.

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The Stars My Destination

The Stars My Destination is a science fiction novel by Alfred Bester.

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The Stone Dogs

The Stone Dogs is a science fiction novel by S. M. Stirling, the third book in the alternate history series, The Domination.

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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells first serialised in 1897 by Pearson's Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in the US.

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Thomas Thurston Thomas

Thomas Thurston Thomas (born 1948), also writing as Thomas T. Thomas and Thomas Wren, is primarily a science fiction author.

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Time for the Stars

Time for the Stars is a juvenile science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, published by Scribner's in 1956 as one of the Heinlein juveniles.

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Transhuman Space

Transhuman Space (THS) is a role-playing game published by Steve Jackson Games as parts of the "Powered by GURPS" (Generic Universal Role-Playing System) line.

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Vernor Vinge

Vernor Steffen Vinge (born October 2, 1944) is an American science fiction author and retired professor.

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Warframe

Warframe is a free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter video game developed by Digital Extremes for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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Warhammer 40,000

Warhammer 40,000 (informally known as Warhammer 40K, WH40K or simply 40K) is a tabletop miniature wargame produced by Games Workshop, set in a dystopian science fantasy universe.

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Zone of the Enders

is a video game franchise created by Hideo Kojima and Konami.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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