Sci-fi or Science Fiction is an artwork that is usually based on modern or future technological developments. Although some of the sci-fi environments are real, generally they are just a result of the artists’ imaginative minds. A sci-fi art is commonly found in movies, comic books, games, and other creative media.
Science fiction has much imaginative content such as a time settings in the future or in a historical past that contradicts facts of history; a spatial scenes in outer space or on subterranean earth; characters like aliens, mutants, androids, or humanoid robots; futuristic technology like ray guns, teleportation; scientific principles like time travel, wormholes, or faster-than-light travel; social systems, for example dystopian, post-scarcity, or post-apocalyptic; paranormal activities such as mind control, telepathy, telekinesis, and teleportation; and other universes or dimensions and travel between them.
There are many debates on the effects of science fiction to the society but this genre is also known to initiate innovation and new technology. Science fiction has been categorized into various subgenres such as the following:
Hard SF is known to have accurate predictions of the future. Soft and social SF describes stories mainly focused on character and emotion. Cyberpunk includes the advances of information technology and characterized by misery. Time travels is a subgenre that uses a time machine that allows an operator to travel to different time either in the future or in the past. Alternate history includes stories that change the past. Military SF includes details about military technology, procedure, ritual, and history. Superhuman is described as stories that usually focus on alienation and human enhancement. Space opera is subgenres which scenes are set in outer space or distant planets. Space western involves frontier colony worlds.
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