Geoffrey A. Landis

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anywhen adv. 1988 G. A. Landis Ripples in the Dirac Sea in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct. 92 I punched out a code on the keypad, somewhen, anywhen other than that one instant.
downtime adv. 2002 G. A. Landis At Dorado in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 72 A little information can leak from the future into the past, but history must be consistent. If enough information leaks downtime to threaten an inconsistency, the offending wormhole connection can snap.
space biology n. 2000 G. A. Landis Mars Crossing xi. 195 I’m Tanisha Jackson. I’m a biologist here at NASA Johnson, and I’m here to tell you all those things about space biology that you haven’t quite had the nerve to ask yet. Like, for example, how you go to the bathroom in space.
space sailor n. [2002 G. A. Landis At Dorado in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 67 His skin was the rich black of a deep-space sailor.]
suit radio n. 2010 G. A. Landis Marya & the Pirate in Asimov’s Science Fiction Jan. 24 He'd locked her suit radio so it would broadcast only on low-power mode, enough to communicate with him, but not to broadcast a distress signal.
uptime adj. 2002 G. A. Landis At Dorado in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 72 In fact, none of them would even know about the wreck yet; unless they had transferred across through an uptime wormhole, it was still in their future.