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.
Jim has won the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards and his work has been translated into eighteen languages. He writes a column for Asimov’s and is on the faculty of the Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine.