Overview: Stories in the Stratosphere
A collection of science fiction, art, and speculative timelines exploring the near future of the stratosphere. From Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey to The Martian, great science fiction stories have shaped how we think about voyages into deep space—but what gripping confrontations and adventures might unfold in near space, above the clouds?
Why Frankenstein is a Stigma Among Scientists
Peter Nagy, Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn Science and Engineering Ethics Download article
How Frankenstein’s Monster Became Sexy
Slate – Future Tense
Everything Change: An Anthology of Climate Fiction
Features short stories from our 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest along with a foreword by science fiction legend and contest judge Kim Stanley Robinson, and an interview with renowned climate fiction author Paolo Bacigalupi.
Stitching Together Creativity and Responsibility: Interpreting Frankenstein Across Disciplines
By Megan K. Halpern, Jathan Sadowski, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn, and David H. Guston Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Slow Catastrophes, Uncertain Revivals
A collection of research-based “fiction with footnotes” short stories about environmental futures, created by students in Dr. Michele Speitz’s course “Slow Catastrophes, Speculative Futures, Science & Imagintion” at Furman University in South Carolina.
Talking Science Fiction and Game Design with James L. Cambias
Take a picture. It’ll last longer
An experimental philosopher’s project to document 100 or even 1,000 years of change with a single photograph.
Slate – Future Tense
An Illuminated Manuscript About Space Exploration, Science Fiction, and Physics
You just don’t see many illuminated manuscripts these days. There’s a good reason why: They take a long time to make. I learned this recently when I set out to commission a thoroughly modern illuminated manuscript: not a religious text, but an interview with theoretical physicist and cosmologist Paul Davies, a professor at Arizona State University and the author of books like How to Build a Time Machine.
ASU’s Center for Science And Imagination Presents Science Fiction TV Dinner
Project Hieroglyph: Science fiction for better futures
Sprint Beyond the Book: The Future of Publishing
Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt, Germany