Where does science fiction stop and fantasy begin? Years of the two genres being paired together have produced such cross-breeding that it's become difficult to tell the two apart, according to the National Post's Philip Marchand.
Upcoming ABC series FlashForward is about people who see the future. But there's no futurism in it. Robert Sawyer, author of the novel that inspired the series, said the show's producers felt they could sell science, but not the future.
The University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon is known for its excellent science programs, and now the school is supporting good science fiction as well. Canadian scifi author Robert Sawyer, author of Hominids and Rollback, will become the first writer-in-residence at the Canadian Light Source, the university's…