Tag: Science Fiction

Science fiction as a genre has expanded dramatically in terms of content in the last half-century, but its continued importance rests on its accomplishing one of two tasks (or a combination of both). (More…)

Kim Stanley Robinson is the most insightful speculative futurist writer active today. In novels like 2312, the Science in the Capital series, and The Mars Trilogy, Robinson has built his trade on looking forward at how the events and conditions of the present might play out over the course of years, decades, and centuries. (More…)

Science fiction has become obsessed with the idea of humanity abandoning Earth. It is not just movies like¬†Interstellar, which was a smash hit this year. Audiences identify with the theme of resignation in the genre. (More…)