future

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

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Life and Production: S1 E1: Pilot
In the Rear Sirens blared from the rear of a delivery truck. The flashing red and white and blue lights captured the attention of Vick Knight and compelled him to pull over to the side of the road. "R...
Edward Germana year ago
The Lifeboat Foundation
We do live a world that is uncertain of the Future. The planet is full of places subject to war, famine, pollution, natural disasters, and civil disorder. All of these problems, combined with the tech...
Sanctification
The line moved slowly. We were herded like cattle in one long, single file line. The decor was surprisingly nice for a place like this. Soft lighting ran through the whole building and on walls of war...
Jacob Holcomba year ago
Time Travel: A Primer for the 4th Dimension, Part Two
Science fiction authors have been speculating about this for hundreds of years. Only recently has it become popular to compare and contrast different ideas to try and formulate a set of ideas that cou...
The Failed Experiment
Hayden had many thoughts cross her mind when the alarm clock woke her up. Would she be alive by the next morning? Who would she be sleeping next to if she were to wake up tomorrow? This was the last d...
Tom Bacona year ago
'Star Wars' Was Apparently Given a Hard Pass to Shoot on the Queen's Property
One of the most beautiful filming locations in the United Kingdom, Wiltshire Great Park is a gorgeous 4,800-acre site that's been featured in many famous movies. It's served as a location for films li...
The Purpose of the U.L.C.
Overall most of our lives are based on the 9-5 work cycle, and we get up go to work, eat, sleep, and bathe, then do it all over again. The funny situation is that isn't normal. In most of our history,...
Eve Tawfick2 years ago
Life in 2050
2017 has given the planet its fair share of miseries and it's hard not to imagine oneself in the distant future, far away from the incessant click of phones and barrage of selfies (including my own, c...
Simon Mcbride2 years ago
Relativistic Kill Vehicle
Warfare is constantly progressing, constantly changing. During World War II we pitted troops against each other on great fields of war in ways in which we haven’t seen since. Modern battles are fought...
Simon Mcbride2 years ago
The Kardashev Scale
Nikolai Kardashev is a little known Russian astrophysicist—certainly in regards to the current phenomena of science-related pop-culture icons, but despite this, some of his ideas have seeped in throug...
Cortny Sellers2 years ago
Time Prison
What is time, and why do we seem to never have enough? Time is very much a paradox in that it doesn't exist exactly. If no conscious being is there to keep track of events, then time is only an idea. ...
Dana Halladay2 years ago
The Tale of the Monster Hunters, Part 3
That night, sleep escaped Jax and Dasia, even though deep down they knew they would need it. They tossed and turned in their grey duvet, spooning or lying back to back. Hours went by. Dasia watching t...
Ryan Frawley2 years ago
Adventures in the Infinite Library
I happen to be one of those people who thinks that there’s a Jorge Luis Borges story for everyone. I don’t believe in soulmates, or fate, or some mysterious ethereal force that wants you to find The O...
Creative Hub2 years ago
The Human Experiment: Dark Origins, Dark Ends
Last week, I had a dream. A dream like no other dream could possibly be. It was, in fact, a nightmare. The most profoundly horrifying, fear to induce, soul chilling nightmare I have ever had in my lif...
Emma Atwood2 years ago
Speechless
It’s 2135 and we are stuck in what’s left of Pittsburgh. We aren’t allowed to speak. Or laugh, or cry, or scream. We aren’t allowed to write, and we have nothing to listen to. Every time I cough or sn...
Peter Rose2 years ago
Will the Future Be Progress?
What will the future bring? Real progress for all, or more deceit and pretense at progress? The year 1953 was that of the coronation of Elizabeth the second in England, I was 11 years old. I am thinki...
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Rivka Willick2 years 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...