The Planet Mars In Fiction

A modified post, originally posted in August 2012. I can’t think of any planet (to which we have sent probes) that has received more attention than Mars. Since a time even before HG Wells, it has captured our imagination. Wells may have been the first, but since then it has only gone on to fuelContinue reading “The Planet Mars In Fiction”

Examples of Social Commentary in Science Fiction

So I can’t really get the events of Frankenstein out of my head and it is still giving me much to ponder, not in and of itself, but how science fiction is such a major and important conduit for social commentary. If I had studied sociology instead of archaeology at university, I would like toContinue reading “Examples of Social Commentary in Science Fiction”