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What is Science Fiction?

Science fiction is a genre of fiction.  The stories are set in an imagined world which spins real scientific facts and ideas into a narrative story.  

 

Elements of Science Fiction

  • future
  • outer space
  • aliens
  • time travel
  • robots
  • technology
  • new societies
  • science experiments
  • good vs evil plot
 

Science Fiction authors

  • M.T. Anderson
  • Isaac Asimov
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Jeanne DuPrau
  • George Orwell
  • Mary E. Pearson
  • Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • Veronica Roth
  • Jules Verne
  • H.G. Wells
  • Scott Westerfeld

Sci-Fi Predictions that Came True

Members of the Science Fiction Research Association compiled a list of 11 predictions that came true.  Each prediction includes a book passage.

CHIMP to the Rescue

CHIMP, CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform robot, is a human-sized robot. It was built to compete in a U.S. Defense Department competition.

Smart Garments

 

Science behind Sci-Fi

 

Android Powered Mirror

Here is the article about the mirror.

 

Minds Eye Design - 6 Cool New Technologies and Inventions 2015

 

Project Jacquard

 

Minds Eye Design - New Technology Gadgets

 

ReWalk

 

Seasteading Institute

 

Mind controlled Robotic Arm

 

Robotic Pharmacy

 

Pill Cam

 

New Stealth Drone

 

Building a hand with a 3d printer

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