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.
Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and red lipstick. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love and her debut novel Nameless. He