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Encyclopedia > Pregnancy in science fiction

Numerous science fiction, utopian and dystopian novels revolve around sexual reproduction, pregnancy and infertility. Some examples: Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Left panel (The Earthly Paradise, Garden of Eden), from Hieronymus Boschs The Garden of Earthly Delights. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The term trimester redirects here. ... Infertility is the inability to naturally conceive a child or to carry a pregnancy to full term. ...

Among themes regularly encountered in science fiction are inter-species reproduction (see Star Trek), artificial wombs, and male pregnancy. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935) was a prominent American non-fiction writer, short story writer, novelist, commercial artist, lecturer, and social reformer. ... Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Karel ÄŒapek (pronounced ; IPA: ) (January 9, 1890 - December 25, 1938) was one of the most important Czech writers of the 20th century. ... R.U.R. (Rosumovi Umělí Roboti) (Rossums Artificial Robots, but usually translated as R.U.R. (Rossums Universal Robots) to preserve the acronym) is a science fiction play by Karel Čapek. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... For other uses, see Robot (disambiguation). ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Brave New World is a dystopian novel by Aldous Huxley, first published in 1932. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... John Wyndham (July 10, 1903 – March 11, 1969) was the pen name used by the often post-apocalyptic British science fiction writer John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. ... The Midwich Cuckoos The Midwich Cuckoos is a science fiction novel written by John Wyndham in 1957. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, currently used by the SETI project in the search for extraterrestrial life Extraterrestrial life is life that may exist and originate outside the planet Earth, the only place in the universe currently known to support life. ... Philip José Farmer (born January 26, 1918) is an American author, principally known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Anthony Burgess (February 25, 1917 – November 22, 1993) was a British novelist, critic and composer. ... (Pan Books) The Wanting Seed is a dystopian novel by the English author Anthony Burgess, written in 1962. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Brian Aldiss at 63rd World Science Fiction Convention in Glasgow, August 2005. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science-fiction novels. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American author. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Naomi Margaret Mitchison, CBE (nee Haldane; 1 November 1897 Edinburgh – 11 January 1999 at Carradale) was a Scottish novelist and poet. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is a US science fiction author. ... Jerry Pournelle at the 2006 Stanford Singularity Summit Jerry Pournelle, (born August 7, 1933) is an American essayist, journalist and science fiction author who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte. ... Cover of 1991-03-01 paperback edition The Mote in Gods Eye, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, was called possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read by Robert A. Heinlein. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Marge Piercy (born March 31, 1936) is an American poet, novelist, and social activist. ... Marge Piercys novel Woman on the Edge of Time (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976) is a utopian fantasy set in a framework that contrasts present-day (1970s) New York City with the village of Mattapoisett in 2137. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... The White Plague is an archaic term for tuberculosis. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Margaret Eleanor Atwood, OC (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian writer. ... The Handmaids Tale is a dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, first published by McClelland and Stewart in 1985. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Geoffrey Charles Ryman (born 1951) is a writer of science fiction, fantasy and slipstream fiction. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Lois McMaster Bujold (November 2, 1949, Columbus, Ohio) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy works. ... Ethan of Athos is a science fiction novel which is part of the Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947 — February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer, one of very few African-American women in the field. ... The Xenogenesis trilogy (currently published as the one volume novel, Liliths Brood, which was released in 2000) was written by Octavia Butler. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Brin Glen David Brin (born October 6, 1950) is a well-known American author of science fiction. ... Glory Season is a 1993 feminist science-fiction novel by David Brin. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Kaguya is one success from 460 attempts at growing embryos. ... Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park (born 3 August 1920 in Oxford) is a British writer of crime fiction and member of the House of Lords. ... The Children of Men (1992) is a dystopian novel by P.D. James set in England in 2021, centering on the results of mass infertility. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Nancy Kress (born Nancy Anne Koningisor in Buffalo, New York on January 20, 1948) is a science fiction writer. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alejandro (or Alexandro) Jodorowsky Alejandro Jodorowsky or Alexandro Jodorowsky (IPA: /a. ... A cover of Metabarons. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Hindu God. ... Transmen or trans men are transgender or transsexual people who were identified female at birth based on genital appearance (or, in cases of intersexuality, were later assigned to the female gender) and who feel that this is not an accurate or complete description of themselves. ... Human female internal reproductive anatomy Ovaries are a part of a female organism that produces eggs. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... The structure of part of a DNA double helix. ... In animals, the brain, or encephalon (Greek for in the head), is the control center of the central nervous system. ... The current Star Trek franchise logo, which represents 40 years of Star Trek Star Trek is an epic American science fiction franchise. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...


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