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‘Star Wars for adults?’: The timeless appeal of a masterpiece called Dune

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Beyond the books: Ursula K. Le Guin’s many tentacles

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Fake news often reads or looks on video, like weaponized design fiction: Bruce Sterling

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Gravity’s Poet: Kip Thorne continues to help us explore the warped side of our universe

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Aliens in Delhi: When extra-terrestrials finally decide to invade India first

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A matter of Thalience: Karl Schroeder, Ventus and the ‘successor to science’



‘No poster and no flag’: An interview with Samit Basu

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Designing reality ahead of schedule: The science fictional worlds of Syd Mead, visual futurist

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The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts: A criminally good science fiction murder mystery

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Last but not the least: Mooncop, a short and bittersweet sci-fi graphic novel about a lonely lunar cop



The interstellar contributions of Kip Thorne, the man Carl Sagan contacted for physics advice

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Reading Playboy for the stories: The magazine’s long partnership with science fiction

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HG Wells: The man who domesticated the impossible (and also ‘invented’ the time machine)

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In defence of dystopian fiction: Why we also need sci-fi that imagines bleak futures

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End of Mankind: The literally unmanned world of Y, The Last Man



The Nexialist approach: Van Vogt and the idea that ‘specialisation is for insects’

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Allen Steele, Arkwright and the art of keeping the ‘golden’ spirit of sci-fi alive

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Can science fiction really, realistically help build better futures? It’s trying to (yet again!)

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