MIT’s Technology Review has a bit of a secret: just about every year, they put together a science fiction edition titled Twelve Tomorrows. It’s one of the best collections of short science fiction out there, and you can now preorder the upcoming issue.
In 2013, the University of Illinois Press launched a new series of scholarly books: The Modern Masters of Science Fiction, a series dedicated to studying the men and women who shaped modern science fiction literature.
We've all seen lists of the worst science fiction books and movies, according to scientists — but what are the best? HuffPost Science reached out to 15 great scientists and asked them to name their favorite science fiction stories — and the results were pretty interesting.
Greg Egan's next novel, The Clockwork Rocket, takes place in a universe where the laws of physics are different... and if a spacecraft travels fast enough, its journey takes no time for those left behind, but decades for those aboard.
Summer is the most escapist time of year, with vacations and long voyages. And no escapist jaunt is complete without a visit to other worlds. Here are the best science fiction and fantasy books for this summer's beach reading.
Scientists now believe there's a supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. But back in the day, we dreamed the galactic center held God's home planet. Or a super-civilization. What else did science-fiction authors think we'd find there?
In Zendegi, Greg Egan has created a beautiful, brilliant, near-future world that expertly explores the consequences of mind-mapping technology in the politically volatile world of Iran.
June brings speculative fiction for every taste. Priest returns to the world of Boneshaker, and Miéville offers up a giant-squid epic. And whet your scifi appetite with some adventurous new short stories.
Keeping The Door has a great interview with Greg Egan, in which he talks about his next two books, and why artificial intelligence may not be as close as you think — and that may be a good thing.
Rakesh is sick of wandering the well-traveled galaxy, searching for a reason to live. That's when a mysterious alien tells him about an uncatalogued, DNA-based species who have lived in isolation for millions of years.