Category Archives: Science Fiction

Trees on the Moon

Snippets 102.  One of the very earliest works of what we would now term “science fiction” was the Comical History of the States and Empires of the Moon, by Cyrano de Bergerac (yes, he was a real person, not just … Continue reading

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H. G. Wells, Wimblehurst and an Orange Pip (Ramblings 3)

H. G. Wells must surely be the most famous ex-pupil of a Midhurst school, although he only moved into the area at the age of 14. However, Midhurst proved sufficiently memorable for Wells to use it as the inspiration for … Continue reading

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911 and Father’s Day (Guest Post 3)

The following post has been kindly contributed by Mike Loschiavo, a talented and insightful writer who will be covering more recent topics for Windows into History, with a particular focus on early film, television and sci-fi.  However, his first article … Continue reading

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