Examples of science fiction in a Sentence
Time travel exists only in the realm of science fiction.
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This July, Netflix is adding a sixth season of Orange is the New Black to its lineup, as well as Extinction, the new science fiction / horror film from Hounds of Love writer-director Ben Young.
For someone who has read a lot of science fiction, finding such a refreshing, non-serious, and side-splittingly hilarious take on the genre was a truly great moment.
The Avengers: Infinity War actress links her love of science fiction films to her childhood.
However, adding the sensation of touch to virtual reality has, until recently, been the stuff of science fiction.
This in turn suggests that a person whose mind is deeply linked to devices must be a medical patient or else a rare, strange, hybrid creature out of science fiction—a cyborg.
The Shape of Water, Best Picture On Sunday night, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water became the first science fiction film to win top honors at the Academy awards.
David Bischoff, 66, a native Washingtonian who wrote dozens of science fiction and horror novels, died March 19 at his home in Eugene, Ore.
The pioneering science fiction writer Jules Verne offers a fascinating example of Howe’s insistence that authors are often at odds with their own explicit ideology.
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SCIENCE FICTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of science fiction for English Language Learners
: stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future
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