science fiction

The bridge between imagination and technological advancement, where the dreamer’s vision predicts change, and foreshadows a futuristic reality. Science fiction has the ability to become “science reality”.

DS Peters3 years ago
The Copies
“I’m telling you, they’re acting weird. They know,” Mrs. Smith finished placing the dishes into the dishwasher, closed the door, and allowed the computer sensors to take over. “We’ve been over this, r...
Ellie Snyder3 years ago
Gods Live Among The Stars
Many years ago, the human race began to receive invitations that hailed from planets millions of miles distant. They arrived one by one, each inducing an ever-higher state of human exultation, and all...
Steve Benton3 years ago
Nothing But Stars in the Sky
Lt. Rand Jones lay in a puddle of his own blood on a flat, rocky shelf. He was separated from his squad during a firefight and barely escaped with what was left of his life. He knew if he didn't get m...
Will Stape3 years ago
Rio 2016—The Olympic Games Meet The Science Fiction Games
If intellectual luminaries of Ancient Greece such as Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle could see a modern interpretation of our classic Olympic games, they’d likely be gratified their legendary athletic ...
Richard Haynes3 years ago
Coolest Sci-Fi Armor
In the 1932 novel, A Conquest of Two Worlds, Edmond Hamilton faced the dilemma of humans surviving the crushing gravity of Jupiter. His solution was to don his adventures with an inflexible metallic c...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Sci-Fi Movie 'The Black Hole'
Ηe's portrayed Nazi butchers by the dozens, gangsters and conmen... With the sci-fi movie The Black Hole, actor Maximilian Schell added a mad scientist to his cinematic rogues gallery. But Hollywood l...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Greatest Sci-Fi Authors of All Time
Readers of science fiction sometimes neglect to do our homework, don’t we? We fail, at intervals, to learn more about the creative geniuses slaving over their typewriters and keyboards to provide us w...
Will Stape3 years ago
How Star Trek’s Most Sexually Charged Movie Scene Was Nearly Lost
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock continued the original feature film’s loose trilogy started by Nicholas Meyer with Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan (1982), and while it’s not as critically praised, it’...
George Gott3 years ago
Guide to the Best Sci-Fi Podcasts
Before the birth of the podcast, we had books on tape. This involved many, many cassette tapes housed in bulky packaging that were not conducive to traveling. Luckily for us today, the podcast has rev...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Must See Sci-Fi Movies for Kids
The best movies for children involve stories that capture their imaginations. Any science fiction story demands a stretch of the imagination, asking viewers to visualize great expanses of outer space ...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
David Brin on Science Fiction, Fact, and Fantasy
David Brin is one of the “10 authors most-read by AI researchers.” Naturally, he's the guy to consult before Terminators take over the planet. With an extensive resume and years of research experience...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Strongest Female Leads in Sci-Fi Books
Strong-chinned blokes with muscled forearms all too often bear the role of savior to the cliched damsel in distress. But the days of polished knights on stallions may be winding down, for the times, t...
Steve Benton3 years ago
Present Rewritten
He knew it was an explosion, but only because of the compression. The quick, crystalline blowout happened so fast that everything was over before the sound even reached his ears. He watched his kinder...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Sci-Fi Artist Chris Moore's Illustrative Universe
Chris Moore is a British painter, designer, and illustrator recognized as a master of depicting high-tech science fiction. Moore has elegantly devised parallel universes that have graced the works of ...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Chris Foss Sci-Fi Starship Artist
Obsessed by speed, color, and hybrid technology, Chris Foss paints enormous spaceships and intergalactic arks that are too big for the horizon to hold. The curiously antiquated qualities of his vehicl...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Greatest Sci-Fi Antagonists
Why are nice readers attracted to evil literary characters? Yes, I’m talking to you! But I’m also guilty, and I have finally reached a point where I can speak about this openly. There’s no denying it—...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Predictions from Sci-Fi Authors
Science fiction authors are modern-day prophets. Many of the predictions from the great writers like Isaac Asimov and Philip K. Dick came to fruition at the turn of the 21st century. Writer Michael Ba...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Evolution of Sci-Fi Women
In September 1992, Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman to launch into orbit upon the Space Shuttle Endeavour. When asked of the role models that helped her achieve this amazing feat, n...