Visionary science fiction after Star Trek

Robert Gooding-Townsend, Science in Society editor Earlier this month, Star Trek turned 50. This was a time for celebrating the show’s accomplishments and the inspiration it brought to so many. The Perimeter Institute had a particularly touching tribute with inspirational quotes, iconic architecture, and action figures. This celebration resounded across the internet with everyone from […]

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The Martian: Putting the Science in Science Fiction

The Martian book

Sri Ray-Chauduri, Technology & Engineering co-editor There’s a good chance you’ve heard about the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster The Martian. But before you assume it’s just another high-profile science fiction story set in a distant future of intergalactic wars and alien species, consider this: prior its world premier at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the […]

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