Essays Tagged: "science fiction story"

Transformers

cartoons, there was one cartoon in particular that caught my attention the most. This cartoon was a science fiction story about robotic lifeforms called The Transformers. At that time, The Tran ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Book report on "Dune" by

The book Dune has a science-fiction story line that associates two major themes frequently in the book. The title and th ... which is very hard to come by. As you can see, 'Water is precious there.' (pg. 30)The plot of this science-fiction story deals almost entirely of the two major houses that at this time are sworn to d ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a film critique on the movie, "A Trip to the Moon", which was made in 1902.

oyage dans la Lune, Le/A trip to the Moon (Melies, 1902 France). Although it was the screen's first science fiction story and is considered a masterpiece, I certainly was not impressed. A Trip to the ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Response to Lois Tilden's "Sleep, My Little One." A response to a short science fiction story about a world that never sleeps - literally - and the probility of such a future.

"Sleep, My Little One" is a science fiction story that has the same general prediction as many speculative and science fiction s ... uses on a much overlooked luxury: sleep. In "Sleep, My Little One," Lois Tilden predicts a day when science has found a way to end a need for sleep. Instead of sleeping for eight hours, all that is ne ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A biography of George Lucas.

of the sport and into film making. His career began with his prize-winning student film THX-1138, a science fiction story that he reworked as his feature-directing debut in 1971. The film was produced ... s's next film, Star Wars, revolutionized the commercial film industry. Lucas wrote and directed the science-fiction adventure that almost every studio in Hollywood had turned down, Star Wars took popu ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Antimatter

Antimatter, the "mirror image of matter," was a topic often toyed with in science fiction novels. Star Trek's spaceships are propelled by this revolutionary matter with the a ... s a very real thing, it ironically comes from cosmic rays in outer space, the perfect setting for a science fiction story. It is difficult to understand where cosmic rays come from, for they are appea ... are millions of times more powerful.In conclusion, antimatter is not merely an attractive topic for science fiction stories. It is a very real force that would revolutionize the world if all its energ ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

[ENGLISH] Science fiction story

English Science Fiction StoryTitle: Unknown PlanetSetting: The year 2025. In a Universal Spaceship, 1,000,00 ...

(2 pages) 81 2 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Detailed and comprehensive information about the author, story and book "The Chrysalids."

The Chrysalids is a science fiction story by John Wyndham, a popular twentieth-century British writer. It takes place in ... then served in the army. In the 1950s John Wyndham took advantage of the gro w i n g popularity of science fiction stories to write a series of novels, including The Day of the Triffids (1951) and Th ... aken Wakes (1953), The Chrysalids (1955) and Trouble with Lichen (1960). His stories are classed as science fiction, although they contain relatively little 'science', no amazing technological inventi ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biotechnology.

lls from an adult organism to create another genetically identical organism. Suddenly it seems like science fiction story of cloning humans has become not-so-distant possibility.Biotechnology is the a ... cation to industry of advances made in the techniques and instruments of research in the biological sciences. The practical use of DNA and genes, called genetic technology or gene science is one of th ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Card And Clarke: At The Extremes Of A Genre

The main purpose of every science-fiction story or novel is to provide a scientific hypothesis, and then create events which g ... s, and then create events which give vision to this hypothesis. As a result, the characters in most science-fiction stories are not fully developed, and are employed only to aid in developing the hypo ... loped, and are employed only to aid in developing the hypothesis. Despite this, within the genre of science fiction, every writer strives for an individual style which will set them apart from the mai ...

(5 pages) 513 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers