This page collects some random footnotes to my reviews.
Here's what I mean when I speak of hard science fiction:
SF that is written to a high degree of conformance with current scientific knowledge, where all extrapolation of new phenomena is plausible, self-consistent, and limited in number and/or scope as to not reduce its effects to arbitrariness. The plot should center around the exploration of a scientific phenomenon, its applications, or generally the application of science and engineering to the solution of problems.
For some competing views, see Richard Treitel's collection of various people's definition attempts.
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