OSS Updates

What's new in the defunct Old Solar System? To keep out of date, enjoy each oldsflash in the items below.

Feb 24, 2018

Interplanetary Knock-Out

32 world-teams every month strive to be most hit

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Feb 18, 2018

Guess the World - Open

Readers can quiz each other

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Feb 15, 2018

Space Sargassoes, Derelicts and Clumps

Things that go bump in the void...

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Feb 14, 2018

Longtail - A Prologue

Adventures in a richly habitable far-future Solar System

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Feb 14, 2018

OSS Diary 2018

News, thoughts and reflections

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Feb 08, 2018

Vulcan

The legendary innermost planet, Vulcan does not exist, but stories about it do.

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Feb 07, 2018

critique of The Drop by Robert Gibson

notes by Christine Sims

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Feb 07, 2018

Rock and a Hard Place by Joseph Guzzo

Danger and mystery in the Asteroid Belt

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Feb 05, 2018

The Many-Solar-Systems Interpretation: It's A Small World After All

The universe is a big place—a very big place! This may sound like a boring fact to some, or a depressing one even, but for dedicated followers of imaginative

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Jan 25, 2018

Fictional Dates of the Old Solar System

Fictional Dates of the Old Solar System

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Jan 22, 2018

Decisive Battles of the Old Solar System

The clashes that shaped the worlds we knew

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Jan 21, 2018

Guess the World - The Primal Hundred Scenes

Percentage your prowess as a planeteer

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Jan 17, 2018

A harsh beauty - the unforgiving moon

Luna as a cold mistress

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Jan 16, 2018

NOSS - How Far Can We Go?

What writers can or cannot do...

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Jan 13, 2018

A Toxic Grandpa of Mars

Written In Dust by Melinda M Snodgrass - report by Dylan Jeninga

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Jan 04, 2018

The Zones Cup

The Zones Cup

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Jan 02, 2018

Page View Winners 2017

Page View Winners 2017

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Dec 31, 2017

OSS Diary 2017 - Autumn Onwards

OSS Diary 2017 - Autumn Onwards

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Dec 12, 2017

Incandescence

A face on the Sun

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Dec 11, 2017

Another NHOSS Adventure - James S A Corey's "A Man Without Honor"

ye olde Georgian Period Mars

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Nov 24, 2017

Mars et la terre à la belle époque

Gustave Le Rouge et l'ancien système solaire

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Nov 17, 2017

Land Rush, King Rush, Moon Rush

R H Romans' lunar epic of 1930

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Oct 11, 2017

CLUFFS

CLUFFS - Cute Little Unfulfilled Fragments of Fascination

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Oct 09, 2017

Neptunian Allure

The eighth planet and the romance of discovery

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Sep 25, 2017

Philip K Dick and the Old Solar System

Philip K Dick and the Old Solar System

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Sep 21, 2017

Anthology Project

Anthology Project for New Old Solar System

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Sep 18, 2017

Idea for another site - The Stellar Neighbourhood

Idea for another site - The Stellar Neighbourhood

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Sep 11, 2017

Amalthea

Amalthea

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Sep 04, 2017

Sixth and last part of Flame Lords of Jupiter

Conclusion of the tale.

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Sep 03, 2017

Flame Lords of Jupiter

Flame Lords of Jupiter

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Sep 03, 2017

Venus Quiz - Tale-to-Author

Venus Quiz - Tale-to-Author

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Aug 28, 2017

Part Four of Flame Lords of Jupiter

Part Four of the tale now on.

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Aug 27, 2017

Uranian Eras

Uranian Eras

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Aug 27, 2017

Venus Quiz - Author to Tale

Venus Quiz - Author to Tale

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Aug 23, 2017

More fictional dates

Events of 1962, 1977, 1980, 1988, 1995, 2002.

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Aug 21, 2017

Part Three of Flame Lords of Jupiter

Third part of the story now on the page.

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Aug 15, 2017

Part Two of Flame Lords of Jupiter

Second part now added.

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Jul 29, 2017

Interplanetary Huntress - the Gerry Carlyle Stories of Arthur K Barnes

Interplanetary Huntress - the Gerry Carlyle Stories of Arthur K Barnes

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Jul 28, 2017

Triton page - new section added

A third Tritonian setting in addition to the two previously discussed.

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Jul 25, 2017

Ice age Venus?

First, let me join those who've said thanks for putting this site together. I always loved the old SF stories and wished something like them were still

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Jul 24, 2017

Part IV of Mission to the Tenth Planet

After long delay here at last is part four of the tale.

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Jul 24, 2017

Academia on Mars - The Dead-Sea Bottom Scrolls by Howard Waldrop

Academia on Mars - The Dead-Sea Bottom Scrolls by Howard Waldrop

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Jul 17, 2017

The Darkside of Mercury

The Darkside of Mercury in Old Solar System literature

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Jul 13, 2017

Mars Quiz - Tale-To-Author

Mars Quiz - Tale-To-Author

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Jul 12, 2017

Out of... Mars?

Out of... Mars? An analysis of Out of Scarlight by Liz Williams

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Jul 03, 2017

Thanator - For and Against

Thanator - For and Against

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Jun 28, 2017

Chill on beautiful Iskar!

Chill on beautiful Iskar!

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Jun 27, 2017

Mars Quiz - Author-To-Tale

Mars Quiz - Author-To-Tale

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Jun 27, 2017

To the Belt with Alan E Nourse

To the Belt with Alan E Nourse

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