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Sci-Fi: How Imagination Pushed the Envelope for More Than a Century
Special Report
Special Report

Sci-Fi: How Imagination Pushed the Envelope for More Than a Century

The writings of H. G. Wells—born in 1866—launched a genre and inspired the iconic Star Trek series, 50 years old today. Dig in to all things sci-fi in this collection of articles

The Science Inspired by Sci-Fi

The Science Inspired by Sci-Fi

Three scientists reveal the works of fiction that influenced their life in the lab 

September 8, 2016 — Kerri Smith and Nature Podcast

5 Things You Didn't Know about H. G. Wells

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. See the rest of the report here.

September 15, 2016 — Nature Video
Chesley Bonestell's Astronomical Visions

Chesley Bonestell's Astronomical Visions

This artist's unique combination of technical knowledge and graphic prowess brought astronomy alive and helped to advance the manned spaceflight program

May 1, 1994 — Ron Miller
Sci-Fi: How Imagination Pushed the Envelope for More Than a Century

The writings of H. G. Wells—born in 1866—launched a genre and inspired the iconic Star Trek series, 50 years old today. Dig in to all things sci-fi in this collection of articles