Putting the science in fiction


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Putting the science in fiction

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Furman students author stories about the future and sustainability

The book cover for Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

Hieroglyph anthology earns futurist award

Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, an anthology of ambitious, technically-grounded science fiction visions of the near future curated by the center, has been honored with an award for Most Significant Futures Work by the Association of Professional Futurists.

Ed Finn and Project Hieroglyph on Arizona Horizon

On June 9, 2015, CSI director and Project Hieroglyph co-editor Ed Finn visited the Eight, Arizona PBS show Arizona Horizon to discuss Project Hieroglyph, science fiction, optimism for the future, and the trade paperback edition of Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future.

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Man Who Sold the Moon wins the Sturgeon Award!

Apocalypse Moon: Neal Stephenson on his new novel, Seveneves, and the future of humanity

An interview with Neal Stephenson about his new novel, Seveneves, humanity’s resilience, and more.

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Future perfect: How the Victorians invented the future

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Review: Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

Future Tense: Can We Imagine Our Way to a Better Future?

On October 2, 2014, Future Tense and Issues in Science and Technology hosted an event in Washington, DC inspired by Project Hieroglyph.

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The Untapped Potential in Science Fiction

Project Hieroglyph Book Launch: Phoenix, AZ

Launch event for Project Hieroglyph’s first anthology, Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future (HarperCollins, 2014) at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, AZ on October 22, 2014.

Talks at Google: Project Hieroglyph

On September 10, 2014, Project Hieroglyph visited Google in Mountain View, California for an event as part of their Talks at Google series.

Project Hieroglyph in Seattle: Cory Doctorow and Neal Stephenson

On October 26, Hieroglyph contributors Cory Doctorow and Neal Stephenson and CSI director Ed Finn appeared at Town Hall Seattle, in an event titled “Reigniting Society’s Ambition with Science Fiction.”

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New Book Explores Science Fiction Turned Reality

Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known Boundaries

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Sci-Fi Writers Urge Strapped Researchers to Keep Dreaming

Enough With Dystopias: It’s Time For Sci-Fi Writers To Start Imagining Better Futures