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Questions tagged [science-fiction-genre]

Used for questions on the science fiction genre itself, including its tropes and conventions. Should **not** be used to categorize questions about specific works of science fiction.

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Which Science Fiction Story, etc. Had the Most Life Bearing Worlds in the Solar System?

This is different from asking which story,etc. had the most habitable worlds in the solar system. A habitable world is one where Humans can live without space suits and airtight enclosed communities ...
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A genre about hidden/secret history of the world [closed]

I am looking for a genre that I cannot really find to have a common name, but what can be described as a secret or hidden history of the world. Much like Lovecraft where his heroes were studying ...
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Which science fiction work had the most habitable worlds in our Solar System?

By habitable worlds I mean worlds where humans from Earth could live without spacesuits or airtight enclosed habitats. The creator of this website attepted to build the ultimate solar sytem, a ...
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How Can Fictional Fusion Reactors Possibly Be Dangerous? [closed]

In various science fiction movies and tv shows fusion reactors can sometimes have runaway reactions and explode, the threat of that happening is used in various *Star trek: The Next Generation *...
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Who came up with the term “Earthling”?

Or, to make matters a bit more attainable, what is the earliest occurrence of the term attested in writing?
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Why so many scifi books have a one world government if this idea is considered stupid? [closed]

There are some guys that believe that a new world order will happen, those guys are called crazy and etc.. with people saying their idea is super mega ultra stupid. So, my question is, why something ...