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David

Darling

SCIENCE FICTION

scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Alien movie poster

  • A for Andromeda
  • Abyss, The
  • Alien
  • alien life, a gallery of possibilities
  • Allen, Irwin (1916–1991)
  • android
  • Anthony, Piers (1934–)
  • apergy
  • Ariosto, Ludovico (1474–1533)
  • artificial gravity
  • Asimov, Isaac (1920–1992)
  • Atterley, Joseph (1775–1861)

  • Bacon, Francis (1561–1626)
  • Barsoom
  • Bergerac, Cyrano de (1619–1655)
  • bistromathics
  • Black Cloud, The
  • Blish, James (1921–1975)
  • Blob, The
  • blood, of extraterrestrials
  • Bonestell, Chesley (1888–1987)
  • Borg
  • Borges, Jorge Luis (1899–1986)
  • Bova, Ben (1932–)
  • Bradbury, Ray (1920–2012)
  • Burroughs, Edgar Rice (1875–1950)

  • Caidin, Martin (1927–1997)
  • Campbell, Jr., John W. (1910–1971)
  • Cavendish, Margaret (1623–1673)
  • Childhood's End
  • City and the Stars, The
  • Clarke, Arthur C. (1917–2008)
  • Clement, Hal (1922–2003)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Collier's space program
  • Columbiad
  • Conquest of Space, The
  • Contact
  • Cromie, Robert (1856–1907)

  • Day the Earth Stood Still, The
  • deflector shield
  • Defoe, Daniel (1660–1731)
  • Destination Moon
  • Disney, Walt (1901–1966)
  • Doomsday Machine
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan (1859–1930)
  • Dragon's Egg

  • empath
  • E.T.: The Extraterrestrial
  • Eyraud, Achille (19th century)

  • First Men in the Moon
  • Forbidden Planet
  • From the Earth to the Moon

  • genome, interstellar transmission of
  • Godwin, Francis (1562–1633)
  • Gore, John Ellard (1845–1910)
  • Greg, Percy (1836–1889)
  • Griffith, George (1857–1906)

  • Hale, Edward Everett (1822–1909)
  • Heinlein, Robert A. (1907–1988)
  • hyperspace

  • Invaders From Mars
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • It Came From Outer Space

  • Klemplerer Rosette

  • Lasswitz, Kurd (1848–1910)
  • Last and First Men
  • Leinster, Murray (1896–1975)
  • Lem, Stanislaw (1921–2006)
  • Lewis, C. S. (1898–1963)
  • Lindsay, David (1878–1945)
  • Listeners, The
  • Lost In Space
  • Lucian of Samosata (c. AD 120–180)

  • Martian Chronicles, The
  • McDermot, Murtagh
  • Micromegas
  • mind transfer
  • Mission of Gravity
  • Moon Hoax, The Great
  • Moon, voyages to
  • My Favorite Martian

  • Niven, Larry (1938–)

  • ocean planet
  • Orion III Pan Am "Space Clipper" (from 2001: A Space Odyssey)

  • Pal, George (1908–1980)
  • Palmer, Raymond (Arthur) (1910–1977)
  • Poe, Edgar Allan (1809–1849)
  • Pope, Gustavus (1828–1902)

  • Rendezvous With Rama
  • replicator
  • Ringworld
  • Robby the Robot
  • Rocket Racing League
  • Roddenberry, (Eu)Gene Wesley (1921–1991)
  • Rosny, J. H. (the Elder, or Ainé) (1856-1940)
  • R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)

  • science fiction involving extraterrestrials, up to 1900
  • science fiction involving extraterrestrials, 1900-1940
  • science fiction involving extraterrestrials, after 1940
  • science fiction involving extraterrestrials, in film and television
  • Serviss, Garrett (Putnam) (1851–1929)
  • Shaver, Richard Sharpe (1907-1975)
  • sleeper ship
  • Solaris
  • Space 1999
  • Space Station V (from 2001: A Space Odyssey)
  • Spielberg, Steven (1947–)
  • Stapledon, (William) Olaf (1886–1950)
  • Star Maker
  • Star Trek
  • Star Wars
  • Swift, Jonathan and the moons of Mars

  • TARDIS
  • teleportation
  • Thing, The
  • This Island Earth
  • time portal
  • tractor beam
  • transporter (Star Trek)
  • Tucker, George (1775–1861)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

  • van Vogt, A(lfred) E(lton) (1912–2000)
  • Verne, Jules (1828–1905)
  • Voltaire

  • War of the Worlds, film: 2005
  • War of the Worlds, novel
  • War of the Worlds, radio play
  • Weinbaum, Stanley G(rauman)(1902–1935)
  • Welles, (George) Orson (1915–1985)
  • Wells, Herbert George (1866–1946)
  • When Worlds Collide
  • Wilkins, John (1614–1672)
  • Woman in the Moon