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#Science Fiction

From TheJournal.ie An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future A Brilliant Void

An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future

Read an extract from a book of science fiction short stories written by Irish writers.

From TheJournal.ie These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future Crystal Ball

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

When science fiction becomes fact.

From TheJournal.ie What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished? Empty City

What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished?

That’s what this new Irish sci-fi drama asks,

Mulder and Scully have been sharing the love on Twitter

The truth is out there.

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check

The Twitter account has been adjusting your favourite movies with a dose of realism.

From TheJournal.ie This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology Starship Troopers

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television... Sharknado This post contains videos

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...

…ahead of doing it on our screens in Sharknado tonight.

From TheJournal.ie 13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction Risky This post contains images

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction

Orbital debris, persistent extreme weather, digital meltdown, geomagnetic storms… the World Economic Forum considers some risky business.

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin? Collider This post contains images

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin?

Edgar Wright is directing the ‘Collider’ science fiction project.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry

Some of the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91 Ray Bradbury This post contains videos

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91

The Fahrenheit 451 writer sometimes surprised even himself with the sheer volume of work he managed to produce throughout his 70-year career.

From TheJournal.ie We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit Space

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit

Thankfully, this Trojan asteroid poses no danger to the planet.

From The42 Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon Weird Science

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon

Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.

From The42 After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from? Geography

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?

The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?

From The42 Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game Science

Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game

Our team of statisticians were sent to the lab for the week with a graph book and some crayons. And this is what they came up with it.

From The42 Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer Science Fiction

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer

He booked his place at the All-England Club but ultimately narrowly missed the Fed Express. How does Conor Niland’s record stand now with the Swiss master?

From The42 Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing? Science Fiction

Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing?

He says he doesn’t care that he was ‘caught’ on camera last Sunday and he doesn’t listen to Gift Grub. But Davy Fitz is this week’s guinea pig.

From The42 Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper? Science Fiction

Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?

Our team of boffins have studied the stats all week – and here’s our scientific recommendation for Trap.

From The42 Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia? Science Fiction

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

From TheJournal.ie Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban Scientology

Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban

Some writings by the movement’s founder, science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, were banned in late April after a Siberian court found them to be “extremist literature.”