When Robot and Crow Saved East St. LouisA new short story about a disease surveillance robot whose social programming gets put to the test.
How to Write a Novel Set More Than 125 Years in the FutureAutonomous author Annalee Newitz explains how she went about building her 2144.
Mysteries of the Universe
What if We’ve Completely Misunderstood Our Place in the Universe?A Harvard astronomer has a provocative hunch about what happened after the Big Bang.
The Rise of Dismal Science FictionTo understand our economic system, we need speculative stories.
The Dystopian City and Urban PolicyScience fiction has inspired scientists and political activists, but it should be an inspiration for municipal governments too.