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Here’s how Popular Science covered ‘Star Trek’ in 1967
From the December '67 issue: 'TV's Star Trek: How they mix science fact with fiction.'
Star Trek, James Bond, and the trip from science fiction to science fact
Excerpt: The Edumacation Book
Amazing new sci-fi books to give (and then borrow from) your friends
The most exciting science fiction reads of 2017.
What would it take to invent a rain-deflecting forcefield?
Better hold on to your umbrella.
Will we ever invent a teleportation device?
It would make holiday travel so much easier
Remembering Carrie Fisher, queen (or princess?) of the Star Wars franchise
She fought mental illness stigma, championed feminism, and made science cool
Books to buy for your smart friend
Fill their holiday season with reading material.
Silkpunk Sci-Fi Author Ken Liu Talks Fantasy, Technology and the Future of the Human Race
An interview with the author of The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms
‘Future First’: Today’s Sci-Fi Dystopias are Lazy
These futures aren't warning us of actual events we can prevent
‘Future First’: Where Are All The Aliens?
Why haven't we seen signs of complex extraterrestrial life?