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10 Best Articles on Science Fiction

The most useful articles on science fiction from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Science Fiction Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on science fiction by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. A Visual Timeline of AI Predictions in Sci-Fi
  2. 25 Amazing Science Facts That Are Weird, Wild, and True
  3. We Asked, You Answered: Your 50 Favorite Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books Of The Past Decade
  4. The Man Whose Science Fiction Keeps Turning Into Our Shitty Cyberpunk Reality
  5. Can Science Fiction Wake Us Up to Our Climate Reality?

Short Articles

Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on science fiction—all under 10 minutes.

Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles on science fiction.

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Science Fiction, including:

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Open Culture

Find our culture posts on the other platforms, which begin with "M" and "P."

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Visual Capitalist

Data-driven visual content focused on global trends, investing, technology, and the economy.

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Singularity Hub

Chronicling technological progress in AI, robotics, health, & exponential tech. By @singularityu.

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Book Riot

The largest independent literary site in North America, bringing you news, bookish commentary, and recs for readers of all stripes.

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Reader's Digest

Tweeter's Digest: A trusted friend in a complicated world. @RD_Permissions

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