The Science Fact & Science Fiction Concatenation is the
seasonal review of science fact and science fiction. Formerly the (1987-1997)
annual (paper) magazine distributed at the British national SF convention and European SF
convention.  Today its three principal internet editions come out in the northern hemisphere's
academic year: spring, summer and autumn.

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Most recently added (25th April) is our edition for the summer*. It is a little late from our usual 15th April posting as we waited for the BSFA Award results.  It contains the usual large SF & science news page covering books, film, television and publishing as well as general science, the biosciences and space sciences.  Rather special to us this time is a heavily illustrated article on the life of our founding co-editor, Graham, who we lost at Christmas and who was not only an SF aficionado but worked for the space industry.

Additionally this edition, there is:  another in our series of scientist cum professional SF author articles on their top ten science heroes;  a 52-week cinema box office meta-analyses of the top SF/F/H films of the year to Easter;  a re-posting of an article on early 20th century SF film but its had its trailer links freshly checked (sadly early trailers are posted on YouTube by independent film buffs, not commercial studios, and therefore subject to substantive net rot);  and finally our annual science and SF, exotica whimsy round-up from Gaia.
* 'Summer' here being the northern hemisphere, academic year summer.



Mid-July sees the second of four one-page, short, SF story PDFs for the year that are our selection of among the best of Nature 'Futures' stories of the previous year, 2018.  (An archive of our past choices as to 'Best of Nature 'Futures'' is here so there are plenty of short, SF short stories for you to dip into.)  Enjoy.

Meanwhile, hopefully you should find something below to tickle your fancy...


Most recently added

v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- New Columns & Articles for the Summer 2019

v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Reviews

v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- Non-Fiction SF & Science Fact Book Reviews


v29(7) 2012.3.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v29(1) 2019.1.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Spring 2019

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