future

Exploring the future of science today, while looking back on the achievements from yesterday. Science fiction is science future.

Ben Vandorpe2 days ago
The Scientist
3 October 2028 It had finally been achieved; the first significant steps toward time travel and teleportation using quantum entanglement. It was a complex process: first they had transferred a photon ...
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Rivka Willick3 days ago
Going Actual
Sean: So are you doing it tonight? Ken: Yeah Sean: Time? Ken: 7 Sean: An hour? Ken: Yeah Sean: You flipping out? Ken: Yeah, I guess. Sean: Why, are you going actual? Ken: I already told you. Sean: Tel...
Simple Things
I rarely visit the ocean anymore. Then Umberto tells me the last female has died. "So we go out again, my old friend," I say, activating one of the dome's six airlocks before stepping in. Outside, I'm...
When You Go to the 21st Century
When you go to the 21st Century, you have to take MONEY with you. If you don't take money with you, you will die. You get money from BANKS who give out the money so that people won't starve or be unha...
Michael Blair10 days ago
Gone and Forgotten
So eventually the dust settles and lo and behold, the earth was a scorched, scarred mess. This is the result of two infantile men with tiny penises, seeing who had the biggest rockets. An entire plane...
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Aurora Lynne16 days ago
Jenna's Sacrifice Ch. 1
Jenna looked all around herself before she guided the heavy door closed behind her, but she saw nothing but the usual dull browns of the late summer sky after the passing of one of the worst dust stor...
C.E. Zulin16 days ago
9 Signs We’re Already Living in a Dystopian Universe
Totalitarianism. Fascism. Authoritarianism. It is safe to say that times are looking fairly bleak in the year of 2017. These are all words that have surged in use by the media this past year and much ...
JK
JYT Kennedy20 days ago
By Hadrian's Wall
For some time, my uncle was the closest remaining sheep farmer to the glaciers. They were closing in from both sides: the continental sheet was coming up from the coast, while on the other side the Pe...
William E24 days ago
The Dynamo
Guy sat watching the foreman’s sweat-lined lips moving, not hearing a word. Something about birds nesting in the coil. He’d never liked the foreman, a fat man, aggressive, whose tiny amount of power h...
C. A. Wilke25 days ago
Mutants in Spaaaace, Space, Space...
As a child, I was never that interested in the idea of generation space ships. I mean, what was the point, right? We were going to have warp speed or hyperspace to get us to and from all those amazing...
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Ty Tatuma month ago
Sentinel
This is a sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's The Sentinel.
William Ea month ago
The Dynamo
The man staring at Guy across the table had a chest, shoulders and arms built for bending iron bars. He folded them and said, “I don’t trust him.” The man beside him, a slim, effervescent type with a ...
William Ea month ago
The Dynamo
There was a man standing at the foot of the stairs talking to the proprietor. He was short, dressed in a black suit, a black trilby on his head. While they watched he took off the hat and ran a hand o...
Patrick Hiltona month ago
XETA, War Remnants Volume 2
"Our creators Dr. Heisen and Dr. Fitz constructed us with the potential to transcend humanity's boundaries. That same prowess bestowed upon us also supplied the ability to surpass even our own limitat...
William Ea month ago
The Dynamo
Every time she moved the bangles on her wrist clicked together. She reached across him for the cigarettes on the bedside table and sat up. He watched her light two at once, lean over and press one bet...
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Aurora Lynnea month ago
Journeying Through the Shadows
The clouds parted as Chione looked out the window and into the yard, trying to see if she could see if Breka was finally home yet. The winter weak sunlight slipped over her shoulder and into the room ...
The Cyberscientist's Guide to Automation
Isaac Asimov, Master of the robotics science fiction genre, imagined a future set in the robotic age where humans coexist peacefully alongside master machines designed to comply with the three laws of...
Sophie Wilksa month ago
The Door to Freedom
9:00 “Just think,” Jess Lewis said, her voice trembling on the last word, “It’s our last day together.” The tone in the room shifted, my entire family quieted at the sound of my best friend sniffing. ...