In The Expanse, Earth's defenders must stop a cosmic catastrophe. Scientists weigh in on how to do it.
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An MIT researcher is helping students bring their favorite sci-fi technologies to life.
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A dramatic solar storm in For All Mankind almost led to nuclear war. The plotline has eerie echoes of history.
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Biologists weigh in on how mature Baby Yoda really is—and how many years of unbearable cuteness he has left.
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Orbital trash is a big problem in 2092. It's a big problem in 2021 as well.
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And an important announcement about this newsletter's future!
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If all goes well for humanity, atmospheric carbon levels could start falling in a few decades. But how far down will we bring them?
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Space jellyfish make good science fiction, but reality might be even stranger.
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A new U.N.-backed animation explores an environmental nightmare we avoided.
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Greetings, readers! After giving it a lot of thought over the past week, The Science of Fiction has decided to pick up its digital foundation and move…
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Eliot Peper's science fiction thriller Veil explores the promise and peril of geoengineering.
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