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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Science Fiction and the New Scientist

You all know about my love of science fiction.  As I've said before, it tells us a lot about being human. My post here on May 20th It takes us away from what may be the banal aspects of quotidian existence and shows some of the things that are universal about being human. And yet, while the scientific community keeps one eye on the genre, students of serious literature aften turn their noses up at the genre.  So, well done to The New Scientist (a proper journal for the scientific community) for publishing a report on "Readercon" - as they describe it 'an annual event for the readers of imaginative fiction'.  The report on Readercon in The New Scientist

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