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Screaming When There is Sound in Space: Unrealistic Science and the Reception of Narrative Fiction

Green, Jarrod


Sound in space. Featherless dinosaurs. Physics-defying stunts. Unrealistic science in fiction is often the subject of commentary and critique. Existing audience research on science in fiction focuses on the possible effects of unrealistic science on the audience; however, there is limited research investigating how the audience evaluates and discusses unrealistic science. This thesis reports on the outcomes of an audience research project investigating...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70eecbbe207


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