Asked • 08/07/19

Researching Future Technology for a Science Fiction Novel?

Because I enjoy reading Science Fiction, I'm thinking of writing a Sci-Fi novel myself. I'm interested in 'hard' (related to the engineering sciences) science fiction with a military bent (think *The Lost Fleet* by Jack Campbell or *Old Man's War* by John Scalzi), so this will be my genre of choice.However, it strikes me that, despite being Software Developer by trade, I don't know enough about the hard sciences to make my novel realistic. Plus, future technology may well be more advanced than that of today.So, before I get started, my question is: **how do I go about researching future technology for a science fiction Novel?**

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Max L. answered • 08/08/19

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NYU Student Specialist in Video & Media Production

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