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Iconic director Ridley Scott steps in front of the camera to explore the relationship between the work of sci-fi visionaries and the constantly evolving worlds of science and technology. Aided by movie clips and cutting-edge animation, Scott and a team of cinematic and scientific experts, including director Paul Verhoeven and theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, dissect the genius of sci-fi titans Mary Shelley, George Lucas, Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, H.G. Wells and Robert Heinlein. The dreams of these storytellers often became the inspiration for researchers seeking mankind's next transformative discovery, turning science fiction into science fact.
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Language: English Release Date: 09 November 2011 Genres: Science fiction Time Period: 2010s

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George Lucas

George Lucas' Star Wars series has become known as one of the defining works of science fiction.

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Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's works contained a view of the future where robots did much of the dirty work for man.

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Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke predicted videophones, iPads, and commercial spaceflight.

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