What is Science Fiction

I have always thought that Science Fiction is not really about new technologies, the aliens or the future but rather how society is transformed due to such new technologies or modifications in the perception of the world. Ie how the human beings (or the beings in general) live, love, think, suffer and survive in a…

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in 1884 by Seeley & Co. of London. Written pseudonymously by “A Square”, the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella’s more enduring contribution…

The Last Question (by Isaak Asimov)

Another great short story. You can listen to this here or read it online here. By Asimov’s words: “This is by far my favorite story of all those I have written.After all, I undertook to tell several trillion years of human history in the space of a shortstory and I leave it to you as…


How life begun on Earth? Well I do not know how life begun in general but specifically for Earth I tend to believe on the theory of Panspermia, ie that life was created somewhere else and then traveled to earth through asteroids. The main reason I believe that this is true is that there is…

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