Science fact and science fiction enjoy a synergistic relationship. Writers draw from research to speculate about the future, and researchers are challenged to make today's science fiction tomorrow's science fact. This group is a repository of new science discoveries and technology that can be used to plot the course possible human intellectual development. This course can be extrapolated into near and far future science fiction. All are welcome to post articles and provide commentary; however, to post you must become a member of the community. All posts are open to the public so membership is not required to read any article.