Different engines: how science drives fiction and fiction drives science

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Since its emergence in the seventeenth century, science fiction has been a sustained, coherent and subversive check on the promises and pitfalls of science. In their turn, invention and discovery have forced fiction writers to confront the nature and limits of reality. Different Engines traces the way in which we've imagined the future.
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table_of_contents A plurality of habitable worlds : the age of discovery -- Remembrance of things to come : the mechanical age -- Pulp fiction : the astounding age -- Cold war and heat death : the atomic age -- Stranger in a strange land : the new age -- Information wants to be free : the computer age -- The Frankenstein century : the age of biology.
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