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Can science fiction writers prevent a nuclear war?

Catherine Asaro and David Brin are both science fiction writers. They’ve also both advised the US government on challenges society could someday face. Reporter Daniel Gross recently spoke to them about their jobs.

(Image: A mushroom cloud rises from the waters of Bikini Lagoon during the United States first series of underwater atomic tests on August 7, 1946. Credit:Getty Images)

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