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Category: Hard Science Fiction

Children of the Mind

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In 1984 it was bewildering (and it's the first half of a pair, the second of which was never even published)but with the advent of wikipedia the idea of 'Cultural Fugue' and 'General Information' as a covert system of control are more graspable. (In the opening section some kind of ultimate Kindle is used as a tool of slavery, and people have books chained to themselves as fetishistic signs). Sometimes the offense may be the product of different times and different standards, but viewed today makes one cringe. , Dueling characters who have access to advanced, futuristic weaponry, will eventually resort to using simple primitive weapons or means (stake, knife, blunt intstrument, cauldron of hot liquid, etc...) to finally defeat their enemy. , Even though 21st century helicopters and fighter jets can automaticallly lock onto enemy craft, starships of the future rely on a human using a joystick to target the enemy craft manually, and they can't lock on to it even then. , Alien races are strictly monocultural.

Star Trek The Next Generation

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The significance of the story's first inspiration to an understanding of the construction of Frankenstein is that its author was charged from the very beginning with the task of writing a horror story. Is there going to be another movie where we get to see them? Of course, one would have to thoroughly survey the comments of various New Wave writers to confirm this hypothesis, but one atom of evidence is in Ellison's assault on Herbert. Brigitte Bosselier from Clonaid, claims to have cloned three human babies.

Warcade or The Drone

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Whale, the maker of Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935), drew on early science fiction literature to tell powerful allegories about the use and abuse of scientific knowledge. The third way to avoid scientific errors is to play it safe: set the story in the near future and feature scientific advances that are either already planned or plausible in light of current scientific and technological knowledge.

Hyperthought

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They seem to stand the test of time and do not seem dated in any way. But there was no chance, short of getting a very good biology degree and gaining lots of research experience, that any of them could have any authority whatever about the substance of developmental biology. Hvor Jules Vernes historier som En verdensomsejling under havet havde karakter af rene eventyr, var H. PEPs use plasma to electromagnetically pulse your nervous system into thinking something bad is happening.

Friend Request (Auto Series)

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The most comprehensive guide to this subject. Right, you were introduced to him earlier that day, at the Asimov's signing. Bioluminescence is also seen on Earth, with fireflies and sea algae, among others. The narrative of William Drake, the protagonist, tells of his falling in love with the person who had revived him, Sheila, and of his own spiritual uplift and downfall as he encounters a myriad of personalities, celestial and human, and undergoes transforming experiences that make his soul evolve in cosmic growth.

Islands in the Sky (Arthur C. Clarke Collection)

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Clarke, Hal Clement, Isaac Asimov, Greg Bear, Stanislav Lem, Larry Niven, Robert J. But when his sister Cassie disappears after questioning the “truth”, Martin and his super-intelligent dog begin to search for her. Leeper's Alternate Histories @ Geocities and Eric Dunkleberger's Alternate Histories {to be done} A definition that seems to take allohistory into account is: "A handy short definition of almost all science fiction might read: realistic speculation about possible future events, based solidly on adequate knowledge of the real world, past and present, and on a thorough understanding of the scientific method.

Athena Setting

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The information it contains abundantly justifies its inclusion on every reference shelf dedicated to imaginative fiction... But you have to know what level of research you’re talking about. READ MORE, two intelligent elevators whisk workers up from the lobby toward their employment destinations. Used as commonly and casually as its cousins "cyborg'' and "postmodernism,'' "cyberpunk'' has become a widely accepted term for describing a specific kind of cultural production found in music, film, and fiction in 1980s America.2 A fusion of high-tech and punk counterculture characterized by a self-conscious stylistic and ideological rebelliousness, cyberpunk can perhaps best be defined as a reinterpretation of human (and especially male) experience in a media-dominated, information-saturated, post-industrial age.

Mona Lisa Overdrive

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But do enough of these optional missions and the Emperor himself will notice you and invite you into his secret club complete with cool tattoos! I would urge the reader to resist such temptation. The third way to avoid scientific errors is to play it safe: set the story in the near future and feature scientific advances that are either already planned or plausible in light of current scientific and technological knowledge.

Hartz String Theory

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Subgenres include contemporary, suspense, time-travel, futuristic, paranormal, Western, historical, regency, and gothic romance. Recently, I’ve discovered the wonderful, amazing, superlative SF author that is Stephen Baxter. Catherine Bray The Big Idea: The premise of inhabiting another’s body may not be new, but no other film has explored so fully the nightmarish possibilities. The magazine publishes 4 times a year. The Icebox Radio Theater is a troupe in International Falls, Minnesota dedicated to bringing stories of 'The Northland' to the world.

Journey to Mars, A Space Odyssey: Henry Parker Robot Wars

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For instance, why did HAL go crazy in 2001: A Space Odyssey? The fans and writers vociferously debated the merits of every writer with near-religious fervor, and while they could be harsh, being criticised beat being ignored by a country mile. It turns out that a working prototype very similar to the UV grenades in Blade has been created. Sprague de Camp's "The Fallible Fiend" [1973] novel * Miranda Seymour's "The Reluctant Devil" [1990] novel Some recent Fantasy draws upon native American demons; and many Hong Kong and Japanese Fantasy movies have oriental demons. [according to "The Encyclopedia of Fantasy" by John Clute & John Grant, New York: St.
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