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Wil McCarthy


(William Terence McCarthy)
Australia (1966 - )

Wil McCarthy is a novelist, the science columnist for the SciFi channel, and the Chief Technology Officer for Galileo Shipyards, an aero space research corporation. Hacking Matter is an expansion of an article that appeared in Wired in October 2001. He lives in Lakewood, Colorado.
 
Anthologies edited
Once upon a Galaxy
 
Non fiction
Hacking Matter: Levitating Chairs, Quantum Mirages, and the Infinite Weirdness of Programmable Atoms
 
Anthologies containing stories by Wil McCarthy
Universe 3Christmas MagicFuture Net
 
Short stories
Dirtyside Down (1991)
A Midnight Clear (1994) (with Gregory R Hyde)
Jarvik Hearts (1996)


Awards
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2002) : The Collapsium
Philip K Dick Award nominee (2005) : To Crush the Moon
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2006) : To Crush the Moon
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2007) : To Crush the Moon


Wil McCarthy recommends
The Risen Empire
The Risen Empire (2003)
(Succession, book 1)
Scott Westerfeld
"In Westerfeld's hands, science fiction's cutting edge is wielded with both the precision of a surgeon's scalpel and the wild abandon of a machete."
Pit Planet
Pit Planet (2003)
David Dvorkin
"David Dvorkin reminds us that human nature will follow us into the future. A compelling exploration of the causes and consequences of monopoly."



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