Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

Time to Go

A greyscale photogtaph of a sewerage tunnel, lined with bricks. There is light at its end.

by Wen Yu Yang Heishi made the mistake of assuming the day was over. To be fair, it had been a long day. Junan, her supervisor at the Department of Beastly Affairs, spent hours on end grilling her for the progress on the State Senator’s gaulken, which she had been …

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Science FACT-ion #5: Cyborgs

By Riley Hughes “Part man. Part Machine. All Cop.”– Robocop (1987) Beep, boop, beepity, boop. Cyborgs! The fusion of man and machine. The mythos of the cyborg is a relatively new one, with Edgar Allen Poe’s short story The Man That Was All Used Up (1843) perhaps being one of …

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Science FACT-ion #2: Mars

By Riley Hughes The colonisation of Mars has captivated writers and scientists alike. Films like Total Recall (1990) explore the possibility of a sprawling metropolis while stories such as Ray Bradbury’s Dark They Were and Golden Eyed (1949) asks us what a terraformed Mars would look like. So, is there …

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Science FACT-ion #1: Cloning

By Riley Hughes Artificial Intelligence, time travel, the colonisation of space and the exploration of the stars. Once thought the realm of pure science fiction, these sci-fi tropes are slowly becoming more and more within the realm of science fact. Hello and welcome to the first ever instalment of the …

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