EAC234

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SF Favorites

Books

Movies

Games

Graphic Novels/Comics

TV Shows

Elements of an SF Story

Common elements in SF books/movies/tv shows/etc:

Our Definition of SF

Assignment 1 - Topic Sign Up Page

Term Test Essay Questions

Assignment 2 Essay Topics

Final Exam Questions

Short Story Wiki Pages (for Assignment 1)

EAC234 Assignment 1 - Helen O'loy - Mark Salvador

EAC234 Assignment 1 - It's A Good Life - Chris Baynton

SF and Literary Terms - A Glossariki!

LY, light year
The distance traveled by light in one Earth year. Light travels at 300,000 km/sec, so a light year is [1 light year = 9.4605284 × 1015 meters]. One light second - 300,000 km or the distance light travels in one second
FTL
faster than light.
FTL drive
the drive that enables ships to cross interstellar distances fast than light would (so in a relatively short time)
Robot
A robot is an electro-mechanical device or group of devices that can perform autonomous or preprogrammed tasks unaided by human intervention. C-3PO and R2-D2 are examples of robots.
Android
An android is a robot made to resemble a human, usually both in appearance and behavior. Data from Star Trek is an example of an android.
Cyborg
Stands for a CYBernetic ORGanism. In essence a creature that is part organic and part mechanical, computerized, etcetera. The Terminator is an example of a cyborg, for it is a mechanical body covered with organic skin and flesh.
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