Science and science fiction have common stories, thought experiments, and language. This book shows that relationship. It covers the magical terms that crystallized the futurists’ ideas and made them the common currency of our culture.
Two-time Prix Aurora Award finalist and winner of The Galaxy Project, Forest’s stories appear in Analog, Asimov’s, OnSpec, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, AE SF Review, and her collection, Immunity to Strange Tales. She edits for Edge Press.