The Artifact as a Science Fiction Icon

Contributor(s): The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 1239700 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2016Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (29 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Education, Primary | LiteratureGenre/Form: Educational films Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: The artifact in science fiction is typically a manufactured item with value, power, or mystery, which can be as small as a subatomic particle or as immense as the wormhole from the 2014 film Interstellar. Many science fiction stories grow around the search for an artifact, the protection of an artifact, or the quest to discover what meaning or use the artifact has. Explore how science fiction giants such as Arthur C. Clark, Larry Niven, Algis Budry, Gregory Benford, and others make use of the artifact..
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The artifact in science fiction is typically a manufactured item with value, power, or mystery, which can be as small as a subatomic particle or as immense as the wormhole from the 2014 film Interstellar. Many science fiction stories grow around the search for an artifact, the protection of an artifact, or the quest to discover what meaning or use the artifact has. Explore how science fiction giants such as Arthur C. Clark, Larry Niven, Algis Budry, Gregory Benford, and others make use of the artifact..

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