Frank Stockton:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Frank Richard Stockton (b. 1834 d. 1902) was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Automatic Shell
A projectile that bores through obstacles - even the Earth!

The Great Stone of Sardis (1897)

Magnetic Shell
A munition that is powerfully attracted to ferrous ships.

The Great Stone of Sardis (1897)

Photic Borer (Artesian Ray)
A ray of energy that illuminates a cross-section of Earth as it goes through solid earth and rock.

The Great Stone of Sardis (1897)

Translatophone
A device that performs mechanical translation of one language into another.

My Translatophone (1901)


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