Tag: Science Fiction

‘The Future of Humanity’ by Michio Kaku

The front cover of The future of Humanity with a space shuttle type vehicle orbiting a domed planet

‘Although the subtitle of this book promises ‘Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny beyond Earth’,page 13 issues something of a warning note.  “To do this, we will have to exploit the fourth wave of science, which consists of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and biotechnology’’

Space Notes:  Scottish SF Writers

Angus MacVicar, The Lost Planet 1953 front cover of the book showing the space craft

“In the 1940s and 50s the first flowering of Scottish space fiction was on radio, with young adult fiction by John Keir Cross from Carluke  (The Angry Planet, Return to Mars)  and Angus MacVicar from Campbeltown, two of whose Lost Planet serials also made it to television”