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See also science-fiction
Apparently coined in 1851 by W. Wilson.
- Fiction in which advanced technology and/or science is a key element.
- Some people consider motion pictures such as the Star Wars movies more as fantasies than science fiction.
- Technology that, while theoretically possible, is not yet practical.
- Despite decades of research, mass-market personal aircraft are still science fiction.
technology which is not yet practical