Science fiction conversation questions
- How would you define "science fiction"?
- Do you enjoy reading science fiction?
- Who are your favourite science fiction authors?
- What sort of people do you think science fiction mostly interests?
- Do you think you can learn much about science by reading science fiction?
- Can you think of any ideas which were "science fiction" in the past but which are common technologies today?
- Can you think of any ideas which are science fiction today but which will be common technologies in the next 50 years?
- Science fiction is sometimes divided into "hard" and "soft" SF. What do you think the categories mean?
- There is also a distinction between science fiction and fantasy. What do you understand the distinction to be?
Films and TV
- What is your favourite science fiction film?
- What is your favourite science fiction TV series?
- Who is your favourite SF character from films or TV?
- What do you think of the quality of the science in science fiction films?