Gernsback portrait by Fabian, date unknown
August 16, 1884
Bonnevoie/Bouneweg, nowadays part of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
|Died||August 19, 1967
Manhattan, New York City, USA
|Occupation||Inventor, magazine publisher, editor, writer|
|Nationality||Luxembourg and USA|
|Period||1911â€“1967 (science fiction)|
|Subject||Science and technology|
What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer.
Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story.