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The Science to Science Fiction Transition

We often talk about the SF that inspires science. Today, a look at the equation from the other side.

Today In Amazing Stories Our Featured Science Article by Gwen Whiting

This issues science feature Exploring New Horizons: Private Industry and the Quest for Space

The Art & Science of World Building: The Tools You Need...

World building requires art AND science. Nina takes us through a primer.

AMAZING News 3-23-14

Amazing News - The Town Crier Of The Multiverse (Town CrierS?) (Don't like a Headline? Just shift a few 'verses and you'll find one.)

RECAP: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

A look at the introductory episode of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey.

Lost Curiosities: Bringing Dogs Back from the Dead

During the Lazarus experiments, Cornish excited much interest in Hollywood. Boris Karloff starred in two films inspired by Cornish's work, The Man they Could Not Hang (1939) and The Man with Nine Lives (1940). The scientist actually served as consultant to the former film. These movies sparked a "mad scientist" craze in science fiction, and were also among the first to conceptualize open-heart surgery.

TONIGHT: NYE vs HAM – or – Evolution vs Creationism

The long-awaited debate between the 'science guy' and the 'creation myth guy' is on tonight via a free live stream.

The NASA Brand Around the World

NASA put men on the moon. No one else has even come close. NASA needs to be supported.

Media: North American Genre & Science Shows Upcoming & Currently...

Use this list to help you find the television shows you want to watch.

Making the Grade with the Walking Dead

How does fandom verify the accuracy of scientific particulars when dealing with fantastical subjects like apocalypse and reanimated dead? We go back to school and enroll in a course called “Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC's The Walking Dead.”

Springer’s “Science and Fiction” Series Launched!

How does Einstein’s description of space and time compare with Dr. Who? Can James Bond really escape from an armor-plated railroad car by cutting through the floor with a laser concealed in a wristwatch?

On Ghost Hunters

Have you heard a strange bump in the night? Perhaps a door mysteriously opened or slammed shut? My advice, read Carl Sagan’s The Demon Haunted World.

AMAZING News: 10/20/13

Awesome Geekery From Around The Geekosphere

Interview with Peter F. Hamilton, author of Great North Road

Peter F. Hamilton is one of Britain's best-selling SF authors. Hamilton's novels hark back to the great days of science fiction, reveling in big ideas and unafraid to tackle hard science.

Science on Stage vs. Science Fiction Theatre

It’s no secret that popular science has exploded when we see the amount of paperbacks, TV series and documentaries on the subject, and theatre...

Good Versus Evil

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What Would You Expect From Amazing Stories? Amazing News, That's What!

AMAZING News 9/15/13

News roundup for the weeks of 9/8 and 9/15

AMAZING News: September 1, 2013

Cool and interesting stuff from around the world

Ten Pieces of Evidence that We’re Living in the Science Fiction...

This will display my age, now 45, as I compare the world I live in now with the one I grew up with. I...

AMAZING News 8/4/2013

SPECIAL REPORT Amazing Stories is now selling a limited edition T-shirt. Only 150 copies of this special shirt, featuring the SS Amazing: EXP - 01, designed...


Guest Post by Eric Del Carlo In 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina, we broke the alphabet. Storms which brew up in the Atlantic and grind...

AMAZING News! July 7th, 2013

APOCALYPSE AVATAR Roger 'Floating Mountain' Dean Sues James 'I swear I didn't see it on the Outer Limits' Cameron FANDOM 12 Angry Weasels - not a sequel Anti-Harassment...

The Science and Engineering Applications of Zombies

I just watched World War Z last week, and it was not my first zombie movie of the year. It probably will not be...

Reviews: Inhuman / Edible Zoo

Inhuman: Haiku from the Zombie Apocalypse by Joshua Gage (Published by The Poet's Haven - No. 18 in the Poet's Haven Author Series). OK, imagine...

When Hairy Met Scaly

“Do not annoy a dragon, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.” -- Author Unknown A myth about ancient map makers is that...

How Science Fiction Can Save the World

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I, Shebot

If this photo gives you the creeps, congratulations, you may be human. But in another few years, it may not be so easy to tell. And as usual, science fiction is largely to blame.

Burn Your Books

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Fiction and the Happy Brain

STORY HORDER As a child, I was a story horder. I couldn't get enough of them. I was very fortunate to have parents who read...