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Who used the term Science Fiction the first time?


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Answered 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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