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Who used the term Science Fiction the first time?

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2008-10-26 01:19:26

According to the press release at:

http://www.liv.ac.uk/newsroom/press_releases/2005/04/science_fiction_hub.htm,

the term "Science Fiction" was first used in print by William

Wilson in 1851. Hugo Gernsback is more commonly credited with

creating the term. He used "scientifiction" in his initial

publications in 1926 but this changed to "science fiction"

beginning about 1929.


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