A new short story from science-fiction writer and futurist Madeline Ashby.
Join us for this lecture by Kim Stanley Robinson, New York Times–bestselling author of the Mars Trilogy, 2312, New York 2140, and Galileo’s Dream, a time-bending novel that takes Galileo from the early 1600s to a human society on the moons of Jupiter in the year 3020. Although best remembered […]
A new short story from the author of the Nebula Award–winning All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders.
New research-based collection features narratives by top science fiction authors, essays by experts on future possibilities for exploring Mars, Asteroids, Low Earth Orbit, and Exoplanets.
Why should we go to space? To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate national primacy and technological prowess? To live and thrive in radically different kinds of human communities? Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities takes on the challenge of imagining new stories at the intersection of public and private—narratives that use the economic and social history of exploration, as well as current technical and scientific research, to inform scenarios for the future of the “new space” era.
Fringe is a police procedural tailored for a conspiracy-addled culture: a fever dream of near-future biotechnology research, Timothy Leary-esque 1960s counterculture, and the seemingly ineluctable creep of corporate governance. Created by J. J. Abrams, the mastermind behind Lost, Alias, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Fringe envisions a future shaped by shadowy, […]
What kinds of gripping confrontations and adventures might unfold in near space, above the clouds?
Forget Alexa – here’s an artificial intelligence you can truly fall for. Join us Wednesday, July 19 at FilmBar Phoenix for Spike Jonze’s visionary “Her,” part of our Unexpected Frankensteins film series. The film will be introduced by Ed Finn, author of the book “What Algorithms […]
“She’d seen the coat before in this moment, exiting this train, here. Every face in the crowd looked somehow familiar.”
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