A recent poll by New Scientist has listed the Top 5 Science Fiction films and books. Here are the results:
1. Blade Runner
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
4. Forbidden Planet
5. The Matrix. And for
1. Dune by Frank Herbert
2. Foundation series by Isaac Asimov
3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
4. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
5. Hyperion series by Dan Simmons.
Go to the new scientist website to read more about the future of Science Fiction from leading authors and about the poll: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn14757-science-fiction-special-the-future-of-a-genre.html?DCMP=NLC-nletter&nsref=dn14757. And this image titled “Jupiter Family” appears with thanks to the NASA National Space Science Photo Centre.