Science Fiction in the News Articles
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by Harry Harrison

Excellent short story details the arrival of an experimental police robot in a dusty little burg on Mars. Nineport is just big enough to have a spaceport and a small police force. The whole town is in the back pocket of a local criminal mob; how will the status quo change when a by-the-book bot takes to the streets?

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Meet R BOT 001, Russia's New Robocop
   Russian militiamen turn to missile-shaped robotic police for help.

Dubai Considers Robocop
   'This was a nice-looking hunk of machinery. - Harry Harrison, 1958.

Dubai Mall Hires Robocop
   'This was as close as a robot could get to a cop in uniform, without being a joke.' - Harry Harrison, 1958.

China Deploys Robot Traffic Police
   'The robot came up smooth and fast as a rocket...' - Harry Harrison, 1958.

Xavier Robots On Patrol For 'Anti-Social Behavior'
   'This was as close as a robot could get to a cop in uniform.' Harry Harrison, 1958. 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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SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

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