Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Surface Tension
by James Blish

Seychelle Sullivan is a salvage tug owner near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She finds a dead body on the deck of a former lover's yacht; lots of complications. Not for children.

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:

Sensitive Artificial Skin For Touchy-Feely Robots
   Let's face it, robots feel distanced and remote with their cold, metallic skin. Diligent researchers work to remedy this problem.

Electronic Skin For Human Prosthetics
   'It's all sheathed about with piezo-electric radar mesentery...'- Roger Zelazny, 1966.

New 'Smart-Skin' Senses Pressure, Humidity, Heat
   'You can even sense with your fingertips...'- Martin Caidin, 1972. 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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SliceIt! Why Not Teach Robots To Use Knives?
re: Anne McCaffrey

NYC/Dublin Portal Fails To Meet 'Guardian Of Forever' Standards
re: Gene Roddenberry

FLOAT Levitating Train On The Moon ala Clarke
re: Arthur C. Clarke

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