The top 10 post-apocalyptic books of all time.

Did you know that there is an official Discover Sci-Fi Facebook group? Fuelled by the opinions of hundreds of sci-fi fans like yourself, each week we spark a new debate where you guys battle it out over which books rank at top of best ever lists. Don't have Facebook? Another version of our polls is available […]

The top 10 sci-fi books of all time.

Did you know that there is an official Discover Sci-Fi Facebook group? Fueled by the opinions of hundreds of sci-fi fans like yourself, each week we spark a new debate where you guys battle it out over which books rank at top of best ever lists. Ordered from 10 to 1 below based on your votes […]

How Space and Cyberspace are Merging in the 21st Century Battlefield

CYBERSPACE AND OUTER space are merging to become the primary battlefield for global power in the 21st century. Both space and cyberspace systems are critical in enabling modern warfare—for strike precision, navigation, communication, information gathering—and it therefore makes sense to speak of a new, combined space-cyberspace military high-ground. From the moment Sputnik was launched in […]

Review: The Day of the Triffids

I’m a huge fan of Science Fiction, particularly post-apocalyptic fiction, and think I’ve read the best the genre has to offer. That said, I always bypassed one book on assumptions that were to be proved wrong, and I guess others have made the same mistake. I knew about The Day of the Triffids by John […]

Does Science Fiction Really Drive Innovation?

Do science fiction literature and films do more than just influence technology? This seems a simple enough premise and most of us steeped in the genre would answer with an emphatic, “Yes! Of course it does.” Deeper reflection on the subject makes me not quite as sure as I was when I, too, answered in […]