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NASA is slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid on Monday to test planetary defence

On Monday, in what seems like a scene out of a science fiction movie, NASA will slam a spacecraft into a distant asteroid to see whether it can nudge its orbit — all in an effort to test a way to protect Earth from any potential future threats. ... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-24 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketing in the metaverse—what science fiction can teach brands about Web3

With marketing ploys that are just transaction schemes extended into a digital space, marketers are falling behind the innovation pack. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2022-09-22 09:30:00 UTC ]
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4 witchy books from the world of science fiction and fantasy

Megan Giddings, Emily Lloyd Jones, Sangu Mandanna and Desideria Mesa add new twists to a popular subgenre. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Was Ursula K. Le Guin?

Ursula K. Le Guin was a highly influential and prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy with an interesting upbringing. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-07 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards.

The winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards—one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prestigious awards, decided by the popular vote of WorldCon members—were presented on Sunday night at the 80th WorldCon in Chicago, in a ceremony hosted by Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz. Here are the winners... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-05 12:28:16 UTC ]
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Humans want to mine the moon. Here's what space law experts say the rules are

Mining the moon might sound like a concept that belongs in a science fiction novel, but it's likely to be a part of reality in the not-so-distant future. That's made it a hot topic of discussion among space lawyers — yes, there are space lawyers... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-01 08:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the Earliest Science Fiction Utopias Was a Protest Against Patriarchy

Solar power. The end of war. Gender role reversal. Dirigibles. First published in 1905, Rokeya Hossain’s short story “Sultana’s Dream” is steampunk avant la lettre, strikingly advanced in its critique of patriarchy, conflict, conventional kinship structures, industrialization, and the... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Doherty Associates Rebranded as Tor Publishing Group

The rebranding of Tom Doherty Associates is designed to show the growth of the company beyond its science fiction and fantasy titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about science fiction and horror by new, promising writers

In our final column for The Post, we revisit books we have savored and many more we hope to read. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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What’s the point of Saudi Arabia’s giant sideways desert skyscraper? ‘A big, long symbol of power’

A linear city in the desert is a provocative vision of the city of the future—but it’s been tried before. Saudi Arabia’s proposal for a 105-mile-long building called the Line has all the stuff of a science fiction paperback. The stark desert setting. The kingdom in control of vast amounts of one... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-08-04 04:30:19 UTC ]
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels

Three new books, from epic fantasy to biological thriller, consider an age-old question. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-01 18:00:06 UTC ]
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Alan Tudyk on His Favorite Sci-Fi to Watch Right Now

The Resident Alien star—and science fiction fan—gave WIRED his picks for the best shows on TV, from Severance to Peacemaker. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2022-07-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Fun, Feel-Good, & Empowering Middle Grade and YA Science Fiction and Fantasy

These middle grade and young adult science fiction and fantasy books are empowering and fun, and will provide the best light-hearted escape, like The Lost Ryū by Emi Watanabe Cohen. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-20 10:33:00 UTC ]
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The Layer Cake of Science Fiction: A Sub-Genre Primer

Like our universe, the science fiction genre is constantly expanding. Here is a sampling of the seemingly endless list of its subgenres. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-18 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Astra Publishing House Acquires DAW Books

Astra Publishing House has acquired DAW Books, bringing a list of 2,000 science fiction and fantasy titles to the burgeoning New York–based, Chinese-owned publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SFF Books Coming Out in July to Keep On Your Radar

The best science fiction and fantasy books hitting shelves in July. Grab 'em while they're hot! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-08 10:37:00 UTC ]
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How Costumes and Conventions Brought Sci-Fi Fans Together in the Early 20th Century

Science fiction has a deep, rich past—one that sees its roots stretch back to ancient times. Fans and scholars often point to Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus as its most recognizable origin point, followed by the works of authors like Jules Verne, H. G. Wells,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-29 08:57:17 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 10: Charlie Jane Anders Says ‘Magical Portals Exist, and Adults Aren’t Real’

The science fiction author drew a standing ovation from the Ci10 audience as she discussed her childhood and start as a writer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Invisible Things’ is a science fiction novel with an eye on the now

Mat Johnson’s latest book delivers a biting satire of American politics and class issues — from the vantage point of outer space. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-22 13:00:32 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Stories Set in the Future

As the Danish physicist Niels Bohr probably never said, ‘predictions are hard, especially about the future.’ And although the job of authors of science fiction and speculative fiction isn’t to make accurate predictions about what our future lives might look like, but to entertain us by tapping... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-15 14:00:18 UTC ]
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