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Science Fiction and Fantasy | An Indian Experience

Year: 2005

Issue 18: Editorial

I got an email from a regular reader, wondering why India hasn’t seen a boom in Science Fiction as a consequence of the rapid growth of its IT/computer industry. Coincidently, for past few months Sudarshan Purohit has been pondering on…

Schrödinger’s Diary by Sudarshan Purohit

Neither of us knew till the end who exactly had taken the diary. It was a fact, though, that both Drish and I believed we had it. Certainly the diary was a great gift. Gupta Uncle knew us well, and…

Issue 17: Editorial

In this issue, we present Sudarshan’s story – Schrödinger’s Diary. It is based on the famous Schrödinger’s Cat thought experiment, an illustration of the principle in quantum theory and was proposed by Erwin Schrodinger in 1935. Hope you enjoy reading this issue…

Translucent Creatures by Bimal K. Srivastava

“What’s cooking boss?” Hemu (Dr Hemant Jain) casually asked his friend cum senior colleague, Prof. Rao. Prof. Rao, who was about 10 years senior to Hemant Jain both in age as well as in service, was a professor of Physics…

Issue 16: Editorial

In this issue, we are happy to present – Bimal K. Srivastava’s Translucent Creatures. It was judged as the best Science Fiction in the Year 2003 by Science Reporter, and the same was published in Feb 04 issue of Science…

A Report on the VI Annual Science Fiction Conference held at Pondicherry, India on 18th and 19th of December 2004

The Annual SF conference of the Indian Association for Science Fiction Studies was held in collaboration with The Department of English, Pondicherry University, on December 18th and 19th, 2004 at the Newly constructed Seminar Hall, University campus, Pondicherry, India. Inaugural Address:…

Issue 15: Editorial

Indian Ocean Tsunami hit countries along the Indian Ocean rim. While it warned us that nature still is in control, it also reminded us that nature does not identify countries and other human divisions. Its benefit and fury strike all,…