Plug in your headphones, earphones or speakers and tune into these science fictional songs. Happy listening!
Grotesque. Graceful. Macabre. Beautiful. Bleak. Disturbing. Hopeful. Surreal. Symbolic. Fantastic. Phantasmagorical.
Gattaca is set in a future where non-genetically engineered people are deemed ‘in-valid’.
Barack Obama took the book along to read on his holiday, and on finishing said, “So that was fun to …
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” …
Prolific is an understatement for Isaac Asimov, ‘second-best science fiction writer in the world’ and typist extraordinaire.
With data rajas, AIs, robots, gods, water wars, nutes, Krishna Cops and divided into a dozen semi-independent states, it’s a familiar-yet-modern India, a hundred years after independence.
Two days ago was Jagadish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday, and Google duly celebrated it with a doodle — a fitting …
Earth is vastly overpopulated. Food is scarce. So is fuel. Drinking water even more so. Governments have become tools of …
The reasons Comic Con Bangalore or the Indian comic book industry have not grown have nothing to do with the organisers and everything to do with us, the ‘comics’ fans.
Dear Mr. Kurt Vonnegut, Happy Birthday! It’s November 11, 2016, and you’ve not been seen on this planet for more …
The main themes and messages of Fahrenheit 451 — seen through the lens of author Ray Bradbury’s preferred interpretation.
Feminist science fiction from the subcontinent: one about a land ruled by women, and the other about a land with no women
“If I could, I would open, right here in Bangalore, a big bookstore dedicated only to science fiction,” said the …
What if divine rules were technological fact? What if learning a new language could take away all free will?
With great power, comes great parody. Meet a superhero like no other (no, really!). The Don Quixote of superheroes. Spoon!
Does every day feel exactly the same? Having déjà vu about having déjà vu, which in turn felt like déjà vu? Stuck in a Time Loop perhaps you are
Do robots have feelings? Can a machine be ‘exploited’? What happens when androids become more ‘human’ and people less so? Get ready for a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness, the evolution of sin, and 50 shades of humanity
‘And Brahma said: Let us defrag.’ Further speculations on the Ramayana by way of speculative and science fiction in one rollercoaster of an anthology, Breaking the Bow.
Reigniting society’s ambition with science fiction
Intergalactic explorer. Intrepid adventurer. The Saviour of Mongo. The swashbuckling Flash Gordon is all this and a lot more — …
Of all the many science fiction films ever made, there is none as oddly satisfying as The Man Who …
It’s full-blown nostalgia season. People are back to chasing Pokémon, this time literally. A few weeks ago, Super7 released the …
How certain are we that the world around us — as we perceive it — both exists and is real?
Scientist. World-renowned astrophysicist. Winner of the Sahitya Akademi award. Tireless populariser of science. And an immensely talented writer of science fiction.
A classic of the post-apocalyptic subgenre, which asks, ‘What would happen if the world and civilization as we know it no longer existed?’
Which is the cause, and which, the effect?
Prescient. Drug-addled. Prolific. Five times married. PKD was all of this. But never rich, never mainstream, never acknowledged as a serious writer while he lived, despite his massive contribution to our culture.
Science fiction to science fact: How science fiction has seeped into everyday language.
In which we take our first steps towards looking closely at science fiction