Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Footfall
by Larry Niven (w/J. Pournelle)

('Footfall' by Niven and Pournelle)

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Sigma: SF Writers Advise Homeland Security
   Science fiction writers dream for the government as well as for us.

Twist In Saturn's Electric Ring
   Unusual activity out around Saturn-way may have a more fictional explanation.

'ETs Attacked Me With Meteorites' - Bosnian Man
   This story is pretty hard to believe, but as long as we're looking into it, we might as well talk about kinetic energy weapons placed in orbit.

NASA Turns To Museum Space Shuttles For Parts
   Tropes true to life.

Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS)
   'When it sees a tank silhouette, it steers toward it.' - Niven and Pournelle, 1985.

France's 'Red Team' Of Science Fiction Authors
   'They're the only experts we have.' - Niven and Pournelle, 1985.

Does Your Company Need A 'Chief Dreamer'?
   As far as the future is concerned 'they're the only experts we have'. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Barista Robot Perfects Latte Swirl With Multi-DOF Wriggle
re: Anthony Boucher

Vendetta 2023 All-Terrain Skateboard Could Use Neal Stephenson's Smartwheels
re: Neal Stephenson

Safe Street Rebel Autonomous Vehicle Luddites And Schachner's 1931 Robot-Deranger
re: Schachner and Zagat

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