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 (mid-July), our second this year of our choices as to the best of last year's one-page PDF Nature 'Futures' SF stories.  Alfred is a free gift from the government: a small. squat, household-hep droid.  That's all right then, isn't it?  See 'Most recently added' below.



Once the (northern hemisphere) summer SF convention and science field trip and symposium season is over, in September we will have our autumnal edition of news and reviews.  As usual it will have sections on film, books and publishing, TV, as well as the season's forthcoming books listing of new titles (also fantasy and non-fiction) from the major SF/F imprints in the British Isles, many of which will soon be available elsewhere in the world.  (A great way to see what will be coming out and ideas for your Christmas shopping.)  And then there will be the news page's science (with short paragraphs on the season's key, primary research papers) as well as the science-and-SF-interface section.

Additionally, there will be another in our series by scientists are also SF authors as to their science heroes born in the 20th century (so by-passing Darwin, Einstein etc that everyone would otherwise select).

There will also be a second convention report on this year's Britain's national SF con (Eastercon) as well as one on the New Zealand national convention.  This last is most appropriate as New Zealand is poised to win the site selection vote for the 2020 Worldcon. (If you have ever wanted to visit New Zealand then this is the heads up for a chance to do it with a 5-day convention in the middle and two years in which to save up for it.)  Plus there will be a raft of fiction and non-fiction SF or popular science books reviewed.

You can either make a note that this edition will be up in your electronic diary for mid-September, or follow us on your rss feed and alternatively, lastly on Twitter which we only use for alerts, and as a special service advance-post alerts slightly ahead of the official posting dates (we don't use Twitter for chat though anyone is welcome to and hash-tag us #SF2Concat).  Plus, if you want to, you can contact us directly.  And that's it.

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


Most recently added

v28(4) 2018.7.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v28(3) 2018.4.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Summer 2018

v28(3) 2018.4.15 -- Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Reviews

v28(3) 2018.4.15 -- Non-Fiction SF & Science Fact Book Reviews


v28(2) 2018.3.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series

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v28(1) 2018.1.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Spring 2018


v27(7) 2017.12.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v27(6) 2017.11.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v27(5) 2017.9.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Autumn 2017

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