Examples of science fiction in a Sentence
Time travel exists only in the realm of science fiction.
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The book’s editors wanted to tease out those questions by having a wide range of commentators– from science fiction writers and psychologists to physicists–annotate the text with their explanations and related commentary.
Marlyn Woo/Joanne Wilborn Los Angeles’ often overlooked literary history was also shaped in part by science fiction.
Or in Babel-17, a 1966 science fiction novel by Samuel R. Delaney, only a poet can understand an otherwise indecipherable message from another galaxy.
Successful science fiction necessarily plays on real hopes and fears.
This type of implantable neural device is no longer purely science fiction—or an episode of Black Mirror.
No matter how tough to watch Hulu's award-gobbling The Handmaid's Tale is sometimes, it's based on an enduring classic novel and can be easily approached as science fiction, even if Margaret Atwood doesn't love being categorized that way.
Cabot's film career started in 1947 with an uncredited appearance in the film noir Kiss of Death and continued throughout the 1950s with roles in low-budget science fiction films such as War of the Satellites and The Wasp Woman.
Alex Garland is one of a new generation of filmmakers steadily changing the face of science fiction.
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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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