Robert Sawyer
Robert Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyerhas won the Hugo, Nebula, and Aurora Awards for best science fiction novel of the year. His latest novel isWWW:Watch, and his Web site is sfwriter.com.

Future Tense
Jan. 27 2011 10:26 AMThe Purpose of Science FictionHow it teaches governments—and citizens—how to understand the future of technology.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.