Arthur K. Barnes:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Arthur Kelvin Barnes (b. 1909 - d. 1969) was an American pulp writer, known also for his works outside the sf field. He was intermittently active in sf until about 1946, his first published science fiction story being "Lord of the Lightning" for Wonder Stories in December 1931.

(Arthur K. Barnes)

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Provides life-giving air in spacecraft.

Satellite Five (1938)

Alien Life Form
Living organisms of non-Earth origin.

The Hothouse Planet (1937)

Automatic Commercial Deletion - no more commercials
Device automatically detects commercials and turns off the set for the duration.

Satellite Five (1938)

Liquid Metal
Metal that can be sprayed on.

The Dual World (1938)

Paralysis Ray - very early use
A special ray that produces paralysis.

Satellite Five (1938)

Psychoprobe - head examined
Get to the truth.

Satellite Five (1938)

Surface Car
A specialized vehicle for traveling on a planetary surface.

Satellite Five (1938)

Visi-Screen - future display
A display device.

Satellite Five (1938)

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