Short stories tagged with Science.
Listing 62 stories.
When a pair of scientists studying the Badlands observe strange behavior in nearby animals, they too begin to fall under an evil influence that turns them against each other.
After a trial injection of an experimental drug into a group of monkeys, an observer watches the various participants’ unusual and often deadly responses.
In the far future, a Welshwoman temporarily moves to a space colony on a distant planet with her husband, Owen. The woman regals her space-born daughter with tales of the wonders of Earth and her daughter develops a great longing for Earth that eventually puts her life at risk.
In a post-apocalyptic world, a young boy in the last family on Earth wonders if he has just spotted the face of another survivor.
While attending a science convention in Hollywood, a physicist begins to notice similarities between quantum theory and her own life.
A middle-aged woman visits Frederik Ruysch's "cabinet of curiosities" in Amsterdam, where the host takes her on a tour of his grotesque displays of embryos, fetuses, and deformed body parts.
In an alternate reality where a sub-species of androgynous astronauts named Spacers prostitutes themselves to the rest of the human race, one Spacer reevaluates his life upon becoming friends with a kind girl who doesn’t desire him.
In an apocalyptic far future, a man is trapped in an infinite loop of dreams.
A mathematician tries to convince his machinist friend to travel through time with him, leading to a heated discussion of man’s hubris and the possible paradoxes that could open up if they disturb the time-space continuum.
In a dystopian universe where roaming brains must purchase their bodies, a solitary female brain is forced to make a choice about her dream of the perfect human body when the unexpected happens.