The hand-drawn animation studio Last Studio Standing just announced plans to adapt William Gibson’s sci-fi story “Hinterlands” into a short film and a television series, with a potential second TV series that could spin off the first.
Science fiction looks to the future — but sometimes the future catches up to you. Sometimes, an idea generates tons of great science fiction stories — until science reveals the truth, and kills it dead. Or technology surpasses it. Here are nine scientific breakthroughs that destroyed science fiction subgenres.