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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:10 am 
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In hard SF power comes from a power satellite by way of a rectenna and a low-voltage superconducting power grid. In sci-fi power comes from a power socket.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:10 pm 
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Sounds good to me.

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Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards. Sir Frederick Hoyle
Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
Man has earned the right to hold this planet against all comers, by virtue of occasionally producing someone completely bat**** insane. xkcd #556
Just like people, stars can be very important without being terribly bright. Phil Plait, "Bad Astronomy"


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:36 am 
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Here's a page on TVtropes that deals with the distinction and is worth a read: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AsimovsThreeKindsOfScienceFiction

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