Author: LiFen Yao, China

Prophetic features of science fiction are very strong. Taking Chinese science fiction work Personal Handphone System(PHS)roaming future as an example, this paper studies the influence of science fiction on the future of the country. As a Book of 1980s, namely Personal Handphone System roaming future, it gives the basic idea of realizing national rejuvenation in twenty-first Century——scientific and technological innovation may be the fundamental motive force to decide the progress of the nation. It can be said that the development in China after thirty years coincides with the prediction of the book. This article holds that the evolution of Chinese images in science fiction reflects the history of Chinese social development, and science fiction has a stimulating effect on the development of science and society.

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Presentation type: Speakers’ corner
Theme: Stories
Area of interest: Comparing science communication across cultures