Author and editor Damon Knight summed up the difficulty, saying "science fiction is what we point to when we say it", described his vision of the genre: "By 'scientifiction' I mean the Jules Verne, H. Wells and Edgar Allan Poe type of story—a charming romance intermingled with scientific fact and prophetic vision." In 1970 or 1971, William Atheling Jr.
(James Blish) wrote about the English term "science fiction": "Wells used the term originally to cover what we would today call ‘hard’ science fiction, in which a conscientious attempt to be faithful to already known facts (as of the date of writing) was the substrate on which the story was to be built, and if the story was also to contain a miracle, it ought at least not to contain a whole arsenal of them." According to science fiction writer Robert A.
It usually avoids the supernatural, and unlike the related genre of fantasy, historically, science-fiction stories were intended to have a grounding in science-based fact or theory at the time the story was created, but this connection is now limited to hard science fiction.
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