Encyclopedia > Soft science fiction

  Article Content

Soft science fiction

Soft science fiction is science fiction which explores the reactions of societies or individuals to problems posed by natural phenomena or technological developments.

Plots tend to focus on psychology and sociology while de-emphasizing the details of technological hardware and physical laws.

Authors often thought of as exemplifying soft science fiction:

Compare hard science fiction, space opera, comic science fiction



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Reformed churches

... the Reformed Church of France reorganized, and was guaranteed toleration under the Edict of Nantes until final revocation of toleration in 1685. The periods of ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 45.9 ms