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Ripples In Space
We love Science Fiction! We have an online journal dedicated to it and now a podcast! Join us as we read original fiction, discuss science fiction topics, films, books, and celebrate humanity's obsession with space.
Apr 18, 2021
RIS: The Waiting Room
An anomaly is the bane of one psychology graduate student's in Dr. Thomas Willemain's "The Waiting Room".
Mar 28, 2021
Talia is the museum's linguist. Everyday she goes to watch and listen to the strange creatures feast on their treats...what kind of treats you say? Only one way to find out. Listen now to "Scrutiny" by Azure Arther.
Jan 10, 2021
RIS: Holes Inc.
Some desk jobs have their oddities...and their downfalls. Find out what kind of desk jobs the future (or past) may hold in "Holes Inc." by Travis Flatt.
Jan 3, 2021
RIS: Inheriting the Lechuza Feather
Most families have that one member who is estranged from the rest of the family; the outcast, the "black sheep", the one you tell your kids not to talk to. One girl is about to find out how true that is of her grandmother in James Romansky's "Inheriting the Lechuza Feather".
Sep 20, 2020
On a long trip through interstellar space, scientists have finally answered an age-old question. Find out their fascinating discovery in "Biomass" by Corey S. Pressman.
Aug 30, 2020
RIS: The Lands Where Demons Tread
Aera has made an incredible scientific discovery. Life on an impossibly habitable planet! However, can she convince her professor and advisor to go public with this news? Find out in Ryan Walraven's "The Land Where Demons Tread".
Aug 9, 2020
RIS: Nature's Glory & Broken World
Today RIS brings you a double feature! "Nature's Glory" by William Price and Broken World" by Warren Hilton.
Jul 26, 2020
Unending Tales from the Void Season 2: Part 2
While on a pitstop, Emma and Captain Starflower encounter a strange Cowboy. Meanwhile, Campo Hopkins reports to his boss, the mysterious Alexander Richter.
Jul 12, 2020
RIS: By Candlelight
Helen is terribly ill, but MUST make it to St. Peter's Church to pray for her brothers currently serving in the war before it's too late. Will she make it in time? Find out in D. Scot's "By Candlelight".
Jul 5, 2020
Unending Tales from the Void Season 2: Part 1
Ripples in Space is back with a second season of Unending Tales from the Void! Introverted Emma is sent on a wild mission to find Max and Stewart from Season One. As she begrudgingly ventures out, she finds herself surrounded with a motley band of shipmates. Will she find Max and Stewart? Who is Solenoid? How does one survive a chip in their heart? Find out this and more as RIS continues the adventures of Unending Tales from the Void!
Jun 21, 2020
RIS: The 50th Bridge
Jake spends one last moment with his beloved wife. Or is it really her? We hope you enjoy the tender and reflective story by James Romansky, "The 50th Bridge".
Apr 26, 2020
RIS: The Anti-Social Network
The power of words and influence is an amazing thing. Until it sparks something that seems wonderful on the surface, but in reality dooms society. Check out this rather thought-provoking piece, "The Anti-Social Network", by Liam Moran.
Apr 12, 2020
RIS: Little Glow
Gerald is at the end. But will he go out fighting or give in? Find out in Michael Whetzel's "Little Glow".
Mar 8, 2020
RIS: Missing Things
If you were the last person on Earth, what would you do? Follow the journey of the last man on Earth in the aftermath of a scientific event gone wrong. "Missing Things" by Paul Bryant.
Mar 1, 2020
When Jerry receives the promotion of a lifetime, the job maybe isn't what he expected. Check out "Boxes" by Lisa Acerbo.
Feb 16, 2020
A Report On a Sea Monster
Something within the deep of the oceans is telling us something.
Dec 29, 2019
Unending Tales from the Void: Part 10
The final episode of Season One of Ending Tales from the Void has arrived! Fates are decided and choices are made in this nail-biting conclusion of "A Robot Named Fred".
Dec 15, 2019
Unending Tales from the Void: Part 9
The gang arrives on Fred's home-world, Themlan, not knowing how closely Zetquin is on their tail. Listen to the second-to-last episode in the saga of A Robot Names Fred as friends and foes prepare for quite the homecoming.
Dec 8, 2019
Unending Tales from the Void: Part 8
It's the beginning of the end! Will Fred and Zetquin ever face-off? Will Max live? Will the weapon be the end of these band of misfits? Only 3 parts left in this thrilling tale of the robot Fred and his companions.
Nov 17, 2019
Hank and Check the Couch
The RIS Podcast is bringing you TWO shorter stories within this week! What's better than aliens abducting needy humans and sentient cellphones bashing on their owner? Check out "Hank" by Dave Pasquantonio and "Check the Couch" by Andrea Wahbe.
Nov 10, 2019
RIS Ep: 25 When the Pallid-Men Came
When aliens come to offer Earth an ultimatum, a council must decide how to save the human race. Take a listen to this fun tale by Spencer Sapienza, "When the Pallid-Men Came".
Nov 3, 2019
RIS: EP 24 Approaching Alpha Carrolli
A lonely astronaut battles for survival in Peter Watson's Approaching Alpha Carrolli.
Oct 20, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales from the Void Part 7
The gang is off in space once again, on autopilot to an unknown location with an unconscious Fred and injured Max in tow. Zetquin remembers the Old Ones and plans his next moves after Atar's defeat.
Oct 6, 2019
RIS EP: 23 Functional
What becomes of humanity in a world ruled by robots? Find out in Eric McLaughlin's "Functional"
Sep 29, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales from the Void Part 6
Dr. Faraday and the gang deal with the loss of their spaceship Waffle. Zetquin creates ATAR and tasks him with retrieving the alien weapon he so desires. It's crazy...it's fun... it's part six in the saga of a robot named Fred!
Sep 22, 2019
RIS EP: 22 A Bedtime Story
A father tells his son a more personnel bedtime story about his past. Check out Cooper Anderson's "A Bedtime Story"!
Sep 8, 2019
RIS Ep: 21 Inconclusive
When Silas gets the results of his DNA test, it leaves him with questions. Find out the answers with us in "Inconclusive" by Jack Smiles.
Sep 1, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales from the Void Part 5
While Faraday is on a quest to discover if Nathansnokia is the weapon for which Zetquin searches, Fred has an identity crisis. Max still searches for a cheeseburger.
Aug 18, 2019
RIS Ep: 20 Paragon
Kat wants to be free but Mogul says she's not yet ready. Ready for what? Find out in this week's story, "Paragon", by Ava Galbraith.
Aug 11, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales from the Void Part 4
As our friends Dr. Sarah Faraday, Fred, Max, Stewart and Nathansnokia hurtle through space in search of a place to restock and refuel, a sinister enemy awakens from cryo-sleep. Check out the newest addition of Unending Tales from the Void, "A Robot Named Fred".
Jul 28, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales From The Void Part 3
Why is the nokia talking? Is this a situation that justifies the use of starcrackers? Aliens with purple skin? Part three of Unending Tales from the Void is quite a ride...
Jul 21, 2019
Ep:19 Elephant In A Snuffbox
Corwin Holzman's short story "Elephant In A Snuffbox" deals with some of the tricky aspects of time travel...
Jul 14, 2019
RIS Ep:18 Precious Metals
"Precious Metals" by Jill Bronfman
Jun 30, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales From The Void Part 2
Why is the robot named Fred? What is SolarFed? And what planet are Dr. Farraday, Max and Stewart on anyway? Find out the answers to these and other pressing questions in the second episode of Unending Tales from the Void: A Ripples in Space Podcast.
Jun 23, 2019
RIS Ep:17 The Absolution of Tonal Gray - Being a Fable
A short intense piece of fiction dealing with morals during a sci-fi war. Enjoy "The Absolution of Tonal Gray - Being a Fable" by Harry James.
Jun 16, 2019
RIS: Unending Tales from the Void Part 1
Max and Stewart's Search and Rescue mission for Dr. Faraday and Alex doesn't go according to plan. Check out Ripples in Space's newest form of collaborative story telling in this special podcast episode.
Jun 9, 2019
RIS Ep15: Filtered
The next step for mankind....extinction. Check out the fate of the future in "Filtered" by Kathleen Evans.
Jun 2, 2019
RISEp:14 The Black Hole
When fame and money fall into Chris's lap, he makes a TINY mistake. Find out what happens in "The Black Hole" by John Steckley.
May 26, 2019
RIS Ep13: The Retrieval
When present comes to face the past, what ghostly memories will be brought to light? Find out in the "The Retrieval" by Rosalie Viper.
May 19, 2019
RIS Ep12: Future Apple
Derrick gets the chance to get advice from his future self in a rather unexpected way in "Future Apple" by Chris Hannas.
May 5, 2019
RIS Ep11: Driving School
Self-Driving cars are in and manual cars are out in Jim O'Loughlin's "Driving School".
Apr 28, 2019
RIS Ep:10 Township Supervisor's Lament
The fate of humanity rests on the shoulder's of poor Burt in Michael A. Clark's "Township Supervisor's Lament". *This episode does contain some explicit language.*
Apr 21, 2019
RIS Ep:9 The Code of 3 Tentacles
Forget interviewing a vampire; check out this interview with a Xymorth from Trappist 1-h in John Daugherty's "The Code of 3 Tentacles".
Apr 14, 2019
RIS Ep:8 Asteria
The government is colonizing the moon to save the world...….or is it? Find out what is really going on in this piece by David Collins.
Apr 7, 2019
RIS Ep:7 Shame and Apprehension Soars
Robot pranksters are on the tear in "Shame" by Mark Thomas. Doubts and fears of a younger come to haunt him in Patrick W. Gibson's "Apprehension Soars".
Mar 31, 2019
RIS Ep6: Ashkar the Sky Watcher
Cavemen and time are not what they seem in this story by Bruce La Rue.
Mar 24, 2019
RIS Ep5: Final Mission
Things in space aren't always what they seem. Tune into Margaret Apostolis's piece, Final Mission. Be sure to like us Facebook and Instagram.
Mar 17, 2019
RIS Ep4: Making the Music and Luggage
We're back with not 1, but 2 stories today! Making the Music by Leslie Soule and Luggage by J. Ray Paradiso.
Mar 10, 2019
RIS Ep3: Glass Houses on Fault Lines
We're back with another great piece, this time by Katie Krantz! Be sure to check out RipplesinSpace.com for more science fiction.
Mar 3, 2019
RIS Ep2: The Shuffler
Featuring episode 2 - The Shuffler by John Waterfall. Check out Ripplesinspace.com for more science fiction short stories.
Jan 26, 2019
RIS Ep1: Welcome to Ripples in Space
Ripples in Space is launching a podcast to run in tandem with their online journal. Check this sneak peak of what is to come. This episode is presented by two RIS members John Davis and Kate Ragan.