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Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

In September 2019, the open-access peer-reviewed journal Open Library of Humanities published this special collection of academic articles discussing the depiction of energy resources in various works of science fiction and fantasy. The collection features seven scholarly essays exploring a range of futuristic fictional worlds where energy concerns loom large, "demonstrat[ing] that novel and...
What the If?

What if humans were cold-blooded like reptiles? What if the Earth got too close to a black hole? What if the speed of light were only four miles per hour? These are just a few of the questions explored on What the If?, a podcast that envisions science fiction scenarios and uses real science to follow them to their logical conclusion. Launched in 2017, What the If? is hosted by Philip Shane, a...
Strange Horizons

Readers who enjoy discovering new science fiction, fantasy, and other forms of speculative fiction should pay Strange Horizons a visit, where they will find a weekly digital magazine focused on speculative fiction. Founded in 2000 by Mary Anne Mohanraj, Strange Horizons is a non-profit magazine that "publish[es] fiction, poetry, reviews, essays, interviews, roundtable discussions, and art," as...