Science Fiction Ideas Archive

Alien Profile: The Grilsh

An Alien August competition entry by Hannah Jenkins.

LYCON – An Alien Species Concept by Ben Mauro

A stunning alien concept by artist Ben Mauro.

Alien Profile: The Elikar

A robotic alien race. An entry to the Alien August competition by Nathan Nichols.

Alien Profile: Hotzies

These large pizza pies “graze” the surface for metal molecules and long chain molecules.

Alien Profile: Kharadons

The most unique feature of the Kharadon biology is their ability to shapeshift and change their

Creature Concept: Erebusian Nightstalker

The Erebusian Nightstalker is an apex predator from the planet Erebus.

Alien Profile: The Kransul

The Kransul are semi-aquatic creatures, and large bodies of water are necessary for their reproduction. Fertilized

Alien Profile: The Acknn

An entry to the Alien August competition by Cody Craig.

Alien Profile: The Heliid

The Heliid are a noble-gas based race...

Story Idea: Atom By Atom

An alien helps a boy bring his father back from the dead by collecting his decomposed

What If? 50 Ideas for Alternate History Scenarios

Need some inspiration for an alternate history scenario? Need a point in time for your alternate

Britannia Rules the Stars – An Alternate History Timeline

A timeline of alternate events, beginning in 1914, which sees the British Empire not only maintain

Colonizing Mercury: How to Live There

If you hunger for a quaint, frontier life far from the noise and bustle of modern

Starting Point: His Holiness and the Egg

Today, His Majesty The Great Listener is emerging from his isolation chamber to make a speech,

Starting Point: G-G-G-Ghosts?

"Astute responding. Go ahead Recon 4."

Alien Profile: The Kaladians

The Kaladians are a race of crystalline people. They produce the finest authors, philosophers, scientists and

Story Idea: One of Our Wormholes is Missing

... And so somebody pulls a dusty old tarp off some old equipment, and the rescue

Story Idea: Underhill Oversees

If you could build your own stargate and link it to one other country, which country

Google’s New Map of the Milky Way

Google have released a new interactive 3D model of the galaxy, and it features no less

Starting Point: The Aksu Nomad

The first nomad was reported in western China, near the city of Aksu on the old