Gordon R. Dickson:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Gordon Rupert Dickson (b. 1923 d. 2001) was a Canadian-American science fiction writer. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2000.

He served in the United States Army, from 1943 to 1946, and received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota, in 1948. From 1948 through 1950 he attended the University of Minnesota for graduate work.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Ball and Hammer Ship
Spaceship comprised of two sections connected by a shaft.

Dorsai! (1960)

Chameleon Battle-Dress
Camouflage that allows its wearer to visually blend into the environment.

Dorsai! (1960)

Domed Mapviewer
Illuminated hemispherical map display.

Dorsai! (1960)

Indestructible Contract
Legal document in which can't be easily altered or damaged.

Dorsai! (1960)

Medical Mech
A medical robot designed to prevent death during emergencies.

Warrior (1965)

Rod
In a fight, it is used in a manner similar to a sword and a flamethrower.

Wolfling (1969)

Single Sheet Molecule
A counterfeit-proof way to output unique documents.

Dorsai! (1960)

Spring-Rifle - just a sliver
Projectile weapon designed to be resistant to countermeasures.

Dorsai! (1960)


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