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.
When Tracy S. Morris was four years old, she wrote her first “novel” in crayon on the back of a newspaper and gave it to the postman along with an antique silver dollar so that someone could turn it into a novel. She is still waiting to hear back.