Killed Science Fiction

Some articles on science, science fiction, killed science fiction:

Vannevar Bush
1974) was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator known for his work on analog computers, for his role as an initiator and administrator of the ... of some six thousand leading American scientists in the application of science to warfare ... War II, when he was in effect the first presidential science advisor ...
Vannevar Bush Award
... The National Science Board established the Vannevar Bush Award (/væˈniːvər/ van-NEE-vər) in 1980 to honor Dr ... The annual award recognizes an individual who, through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding "contribution toward the welfare of mankind and the Nation." The ... adviser to Presidents, and the force behind the establishment of the National Science Foundation ...
Earl Kemp - Science Fiction Editor and Fan
... In 1952, Kemp attended his first World Science Fiction Convention ... people." In 1956 Kemp and other members of the University of Chicago Science Fiction Club founded AdventPublishers, which publishes science fiction criticism ... Kemp won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1961 for his publication Who Killed Science Fiction ...
J. Robert Oppenheimer - Final Years
... what would eventually become the World Academy of Art and Science in 1960 ... of 1955, nor, though invited, did he attend the first Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs in 1957 ... difficulty of managing the power of knowledge in a world in which the freedom of science to exchange ideas was more and more hobbled by political concerns ...
Science and Society - Political Usage
... See also Politicization of science Many issues damage the relationship of science to the media and the use of science and scientific arguments by ... only goal to cast doubt on supported science because it conflicts with political agendas ...

Famous quotes containing the words fiction, killed and/or science:

    Being is a fiction invented by those who suffer from becoming.
    Coleman Dowell (1925–1985)

    Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    Magic is akin to science in that it always has a definite aim intimately associated with human instincts, needs, and pursuits. The magic art is directed towards the attainment of practical aims. Like other arts and crafts, it is also governed by a theory, by a system of principles which dictate the manner in which the act has to be performed in order to be effective.
    Bronislaw Malinowski (1984–1942)