A Q&A with the writers of a new two-volume set that boldly goes to explore the “childish antics,” ego clashes, missed opportunities and prescient brilliance behind the scenes of one of TV’s most successful franchises...
Fifty years after the original series premiere, it's still the gold standard of scientific accuracy, even with the occasional blunder
A science fiction novel published in 2013 pegged some of the most salient details for our nearest neighboring exoplanet
Three scientists reveal the works of fiction that influenced their life in the lab
H. G. Wells is one of the most influential science fiction writers in history. In this Nature Video, we present five surprising facts about the man behind War of the Worlds . This is part of a science fiction special report on Nature.com ...
Many films at the festival push the technological boundaries of story-telling
An interview with Ada Palmer, author of the new science fiction novel Too Like the Lightning
Our recommendations for five scientifically satisfying stories of what is to come
A sci–fi author explains how she made the journey from science to writing
It's a common theme in science fiction, but migrating to planets beyond our solar system will be a lot more complicated and difficult than you might imagine
Scientific American partnered on a writing contest for science fiction short stories inspired by the realm of quantum physics
On other worlds, plants could be red, blue, even black
We walk a line between the anarchy of choice and Disney-fication, says the author of Neuromancer
This artist's unique combination of technical knowledge and graphic prowess brought astronomy alive and helped to advance the manned spaceflight program