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Guardian Review science fiction special

The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction
Science fiction: Images from other worlds – in pictures A new exhibition at the British Library presents the rich history of SF down the ages, from Lucian of Samosata in the 2nd century to the Russian novel that inspired 1984
Gene Wolfe by Neil Gaiman
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes (recent Arthur C. Clarke award winner) – review by Gwyneth Jones
A life in writing: China Miéville
Ten of the best – Aliens in science fiction
Iain M Banks: Science fiction is no place for dabblers
Great voices of science fiction (interviews with Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, JG Ballard and Kurt Vonnegut Jr)
Being a Little Well by Brian Aldiss (poem)

We are already dead. We are Robot Jox!

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December 9, 2010 at 9:53 pm

Imagination is essentially memory

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2019: A Future Imagined – A short film were Syd Mead, designer and concept artist (probably most notable for for his work on Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron) “reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future.”

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December 8, 2010 at 11:10 am

Another glorious day in the Corps! A day in the Marine Corps is like a day on the farm. Every meal’s a banquet! Every paycheck a fortune! Every formation a parade! I LOVE the Corps!

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Empire magazine tracks down where the Colonial Marines from Aliens are now.

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October 22, 2010 at 11:36 am

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Moonshot

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Q&A with Duncan Jones, the director of the recent Hugo winner Moon plus Gavin Rothery – concept designer and VFX supervisor, Barrett Heathcote – visual effects editor and Hideki Arichi – art director (MLYT)

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September 10, 2010 at 2:34 pm

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The Martians And Us a BBC documentary series on the history of British science fiction.

Part 1 – ‘From Apes To Aliens’ (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Part 2 – ‘Trouble In Paradise’ (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Part 3 – ‘The End Of The World As We Know It’ (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

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June 7, 2010 at 7:37 pm

In praise of the sci-fi corridor

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Alien gave great corridor

Alien gave great corridor

Great article, and although it is films, I’m a little sad they could not have given out a shout-out to the corridors of Doctor Who.

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September 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm

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