Etiqueta: science fiction

literary journeys moon
Literary journeys to the Moon

Centuries before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, several fictional characters had already set foot on it. In the absence of any real means to do so, literature made the journey easier.

Zarathustra

Half a century after Kubrick’s futuristic metaphor, the mythical creation of Zarathustra survives and continues to be the cosmogonic core for some. This auditive start accompanying the sequence of a primate throwing a bone into the air as a first tool, thus starting the Anthropocene, became iconic.

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A science fiction implant

Long before the first successful transplants were performed on humans, some writers had already written about them in fiction. Literature can contribute to the ethical and social debate surrounding transplants.

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«Interstellar»: Science and License

Warner Bross «Cinema and Science are not incompatible worlds». This was the title of Manuel Moreno Lupiañez's article included in Mètode's monograph «Science Frames», which dealt with the relationship between science and cinema. The frequent slip-ups, ever present in

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Science novels

In an ever-more complex world, it is absolutely imperative that we include science and technology and their effects in narratives which speak to us about humanity.