qEssays are arranged chronologically and form a historical survey of science fiction, showing how early writers like Dante and Mary Shelley revealed a gradual shift toward a genuine understanding of science; and how H.G. Wells first showed the possibilitiAsimova#39;s influence on later robot science fiction writers and on the field of robotics engineering is profound. The term arobota derives from the Czech word robota, meaning aforced labor.a It was first used by the playwright Karel Tapek in a 1918anbsp;...
|Title||:||Science Fiction and the Two Cultures|
|Author||:||Gary Westfahl, George Slusser, Donald E. Palumbo, C.W. Sullivan III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2009-05-18|