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Science fact and science fiction : an encyclopedia

Author: Brian M Stableford
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. This book examines in how science has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser extent, how science fiction has influenced the sciences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stableford, Brian M.
Science fact and science fiction.
New York : Routledge, ©2006
(DLC) 2006024732
(OCoLC)70803423
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Stableford
ISBN: 9780203943588 0203943589
OCLC Number: 162130012
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 729 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Contents; Alphabetical List of Entries; Thematic List of Entries; Introduction; Acknowledgements; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z; Bibliography; Index; Back cover.
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