Science fiction looks to the future -- but sometimes the future catches up to you. Sometimes, an idea generates tons of great science fiction stories -- until science reveals the truth, and kills it dead.
Science fiction is the literature of discovery -- and there are tons of great ways to come up with stories worth telling. But a lot of the most compelling stories are based on actual cutting-edge science.
Too often, we hear that a science fiction story has "succeeded" if it predicts the future accurately. But that's the wrong measure of success. The most powerful works of SF don't describe the future -- they change it.
You’re almost unfathomably lucky to exist, in almost every conceivable way. Don’t take it the wrong way. You, me, and even the most calming manatee are nothing but impurities in an otherwise beautifully simple universe.
Hasta fines del siglo pasado, no se tenían muchas referencias respecto al desarrollo de la ciencia ficción en Bolivia, y esto condujo a pensar falsamente sobre una carencia de obras de ciencia ficción en el ámbito literario boliviano.
Mainstream science fiction has no time for love, Doctor Jones. We'll get 30 pages of almost fetishistic description of a spaceship but when it comes to relationships we get a terse, "They coupled." That's hot.