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Machines Who Write and Edit

Annalee Newitz

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Corey S. Pressman

Science Fiction Frames: Don’t Dream It

Corey S. Pressman

Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

Our communications and public engagement strategist Bob Beard visited Phoenix’s NBC affiliate, 12 News, to discuss Star Wars Day and why science fiction fandom matters. Watch now…

Paolo Bacigalupi Uses Fiction and Law to Debate Whether Robots Are Capable of Murder

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Putting the science in fiction

Law prof ponders: If a highly advanced robot kills, is it murder or product liability?

Read This Slick Sci-Fi Noir Short Featuring Popular Science

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Future Tense Fiction: “Mika Model,” by Paolo Bacigalupi

“The girl, the robot … this thing—I’d seen her before, all right. I’d seen her in technology news stories about advanced learning node networks…”

Frank Armitage Was Here

Michael G Bennett

Talking Science Fiction and Game Design with James L. Cambias

Joey Eschrich

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Casts Diverse Actors

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Evokes Passion From Nontraditional Fans

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‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Martian’ Show Science Fiction’s Role In Pop Culture

Cover of the "Journeys through Time and Space" anthology, featuring a black hole rendered in shades of orange and blue.

Science fiction anthology explores futures shaped by journeys through time and space

Just in time for the United Nations’ World Space Week (October 4-10, 2015) comes Journeys through Time and Space, a new anthology of creative, thought-provoking visions of the future shaped by excursions through space and time, and into the labyrinthine caverns of the human mind.

Community Event: Phoenix Loves Sci-Fi celebrates imaginative short films on July 2

While Hollywood blockbusters thrill us with breathtaking escapist spectacles, short films present diverse and idiosyncratic stories across the spectrum of genres, from fantasy and science fiction to riotous comedy and

The cover of the book “The Water Knife,” by Paolo Bacigalupi. The title is shown in a water-like font, dripping down the cover, but the words “The Water Knife” are still clear and legible.

Author Paolo Bacigalupi to imagine Southwest water wars at ASU on Sept. 17

In Paolo Bacigalupi’s most recent science fiction novel, The Water Knife, Phoenix is dried up and California and Nevada are not too far behind. The millions of people who rely

Science fiction anthology explores biological, environmental visions of the future

Imagine a world devoid of animal life except for humans. Or a future where medical advances enable people to live for hundreds upon hundreds of years. Would life be as sweet if there was no end in sight, or without our pets to greet us at the door at the end of a long day? These are just a few of the quandaries explored in “Living Tomorrow,” a new anthology of creative, thought-provoking visions of the future crafted by young people ages 13-25 from across the United States and worldwide.