Quote by Stephen Hawking :

Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.

Quote by David Grinspoon :

I was a science fiction geek from an early age, enthralled by the questions of life in the universe. As I got older, I learned that space exploration was real. I wanted to get involved in that. I knew I wanted to be a scientist.

Quote by Ken Liu : Labels like Chinese Science Fiction

Labels like ‘Chinese Science Fiction’ or ‘Western Science Fiction’ summarize a vast field of work, all of which are diverse and driven by individual authors, with individual concerns.

Quote by George Takei : ‘Star Trek’ is science fiction

‘Star Trek’ is science fiction. ‘Star Wars’ is science fantasy. Based on the episodes I worked on, I think with ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars,’ we’re starting to see a merging, though. It does deal, philosophically, with some of the issues of the time, which is always something ‘Star Trek’ was known for.

Quote by Ridley Scott :

Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it’s why I’ve never re-visited that area because I feel I’ve done it.

Quote by Sal Khan :

I’m a fan of hard science fiction, which is science fiction that is possible.

Quote by Alastair Reynolds : I used to be a strong believer

I used to be a strong believer that we would eventually colonize the solar system the way it’s been done in science fiction many, many times: bases on the moon, Mars colonized, move out to the outer planets, then we go to the next solar system and build a colony there. I don’t know now […]

Quote by Ken Liu : Because I really love tax

Because I really love tax, tax topics actually feature quite a lot in my fiction of various lengths. I once wrote a science fiction short story centered around the idea of an alien tax code, and the idea that you can understand a society by parsing its tax code.

Quote by John M. Grunsfeld :

Science fiction has been an inspiration to generations of scientists and engineers, and the film series ‘Star Wars’ is no exception.

Quote by Tony Visconti :

Today’s recording techniques would have been regarded as science fiction forty years ago.