Simple Definition of science fiction
: stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future
Full Definition of science fiction
: fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals or having a scientific factor as an essential orienting component
Examples of science fiction
Time travel exists only in the realm of science fiction.
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