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.
Edward M. Lerner worked in high tech for 30 years, supporting (among many) NASA, the DoD, and the FBI. When not prospecting beneath his sofa cushions for small change for his first spaceflight, he now writes SF, technothrillers, and popular science.