future

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

William Ea year 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. Wilkea year 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...
Ty Tatuma year ago
Sentinel
This is a sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's The Sentinel.
William Ea year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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...
Aurora Skyea year 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 year 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. ...
Emily Walkera year ago
The Cure for a Full Planet
Year... 2100 Place... Earth (population nearing 11 billion) Location… Washington DC. An undisclosed meeting room near where the White House once stood. Present… The Council of Earth with representativ...
Peter Rosea year ago
The Future for Mass Transit Systems
A big question for the twenty-first century, maybe the biggest one city people will face: What can we do about mass transit (of people) systems? Definition: a mass transit system is one designed to ge...
Mickey Finna year ago
Sci-Phi
The best part about being a nerd is the childlike excitement at what tomorrow might bring. Along with this comes an eye for questions that we will have to answer as societies and as a species. The wor...
Jodie Shawa year ago
Genesis — Prolouge
Prologue — 1012 days A.T.F (After The Flare) There was before The Flare and after The Flare. No in-between. Before The Flare I was Erin Rowe, the street kid with no family and pretty low expectations ...
Jam Stewarda year ago
Artificial Gender Intelligence
As a western society with fairly traditional views, England as a whole has moderately outdated views on what gender is as a concept (Woods 1995). Even with progressive views speaking of non-binary peo...
Edward Germana year ago
The Future and You Podcast
The Future and You audio podcast was started by the host Stephen E. Cobb back in 2005. The show is a weekly podcast exploring how the future will be different than it is today. The host uses interview...
Seb Reillya year ago
Sync
It was a Tuesday when I first noticed them. That morning had been terrible; for the first time in nearly a decade I was running late. The night before I had been checking the headlines whilst walking ...
pionic a year ago
New Paper Depicts NASA's Plan For A Lunar Station
The race to colonize our solar system and beyond is in full swing. There’s already an agreement between China and the European Space Agency (ESA) to set up a moon station. Intended to team up with pri...