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The science fiction imagination is a nomad on an endless expedition and the result is a literature of the psyche, torn between the heart that yearns for home and the mind too restless to stay still.In Science Fiction, We Are Never Home - Issue 95: Escape|Steve Erickson|February 10, 2021|Nautilus
A young couple fights to hold their relationship together in the midst of pandemic, where a memory loss virus is robbing everyone of their memories in Little Fish, a new science fiction romantic drama from IFC Films.A couple clings to shared past amid a memory-wiping pandemic in Little Fish|Jennifer Ouellette|February 8, 2021|Ars Technica
To relax, he would often play chess with another faculty member, Daniel Keyes, author of the heartbreaking science fiction masterpiece “Flowers for Algernon.”‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a bestseller, but its author, Walter Tevis, was hardly a one-hit wonder|Michael Dirda|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Our cosmos is violent, evolving and filled with science fiction–like possibilities that actually come straight out of general relativity.Einstein’s theory of general relativity unveiled a dynamic and bizarre cosmos|Elizabeth Quill|February 3, 2021|Science News
While at OED, Sheidlower noted that science fiction was an area that was not very well served by scholarship, partly because science fiction hasn't had much serious literary cache historically.“Warp speed,” “Prime Directive” predate Star Trek, per new reference tool|Jennifer Ouellette|January 27, 2021|Ars Technica
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Citizens, perhaps, need to feel like they can communicate something to science.
“I heard Jeffrey was interested in supporting science and I contacted him,” Krauss said.
The pulps brought new readers to serious fiction, making it less intimidating with alluring art and low prices.
“We talked about the science the whole time the other day,” Krauss told The Daily Beast in a phone interview.
As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
I cannot see in science, nor in experience, nor in history any signs of such a God, nor of such intervention.
A true history of the Merrill Horse, and the adventures of its different members, would read like the most exciting fiction.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Science teaches that man existed during the glacial epoch, which was at least fifty thousand years before the Christian era.
Probably they do not devote quite as much time to it as our caballeros, who are quite adepts in the science.
British Dictionary definitions for science fiction
- a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture
- (as modifier)a science fiction writer
Cultural definitions for science fiction
Works of fiction that use scientific discoveries or advanced technology — either actual or imaginary — as part of their plot. Jules Verne and H. G. Wells were early writers of science fiction. More recent ones are Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury.