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Isaac Asimov's Foundation: The little idea that became science fiction's biggest series

On the planet Terminus, a group of academics struggles to survive as the Galactic Empire crumbles. With no weapons, all they can rely on are the predictions of a dead genius named Hari Seldon. That's ... read more

John W. Campbell, a chief architect of science fiction's Golden Age, was as brilliant as he was problematic

But in 1937, when Campbell accepted the editor’s chair at Astounding Stories (which he quickly renamed Astounding Science Fiction), he became ... those ideas onto others. “When I was a writer,” he tol... read more

David Goyer and Josh Friedman adapting Isaac Asimov's Foundation for TV

A science fiction milestone is getting ... We'd love to see it happen. The biggest problem is that the Foundation books are cerebral and idea-driven, with less emphasis on strong plotting and little i... read more

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Apocalypse Later: Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ to Become a Movie

Fans of Isaac Asimov still ... a movie version of Asimov’s “Foundation” novels is in the works, Variety reported. On Thursday, Columbia Pictures won a three-way auction for film rights to Asimov’s sci... read more


Friday essay: science fiction’s women problem

Since 1953, the Hugo Awards have been one of science fiction’s most prestigious honours – past winners include Isaac Asimov, Arthur C Clark and Ursula ... Tingle’s Space Raptor Butt Invasion and My Li... read more

Nick Denton is here to talk about how Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels inspired him

Today he's a notorious media entrepreneur, but his inspiration began with science fiction. My first conversation with him was about the Syfy series Battlestar Galactica. Later, he revealed that he'd r... read more

Biosci Fi: The Curious Case of Isaac Asimov

Having started off this series ... oriented science fiction with posts on works by Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, it seems right to move next to the other member of the 1950’s science fictio... read more

Isaac Asimov on His Faith in the Power of Human Reason

Beloved science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, remembered for his classic works like the Foundation and Robot series ... been debating ideas since the days of Abraham Lincoln, I asked Dr. Asimov about h... read more

The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made of

The fact is, if science fiction is a ghetto, we all live there. Thomas Disch ... recognizable its icons have become. The mainstays of the genre are rocket ships, robots, and aliens. You may never have ... read more

The New York Times

Charles Stross’s Merchant Princes novels, on the other hand, are economic science fiction worth reading. Update: Several commenters mentioned Issac Asimov’s Foundation novels. It’s somewhat embarrassi... read more



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