Roger Zelazny:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Roger Zelazny (1937-1995) created many of our best science fiction stories; he won six Hugos and three Nebula awards. His quirky humor is found in all of the books; you'll enjoy the characters as well as the inventions. His monumental Amber novels demonstrate his absolute mastery of the fantasy genre as well.


(Roger Zelazny)

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Multi-View Surveillance Display
Lots of different video sources combined into one display.

This Moment of the Storm (1966)

Neuristor Brain
A computer device made up of neuristors.

My Name is Legion (1976)

Optic Prosthesis
A replacement for a damaged eye.

Changeling (1980)

Pray-Machine - megawatts of prayer
A kind of energy receiver that could retrieve a soul from the radiation belt surrounding a planet.

Lord of Light (1967)

Pray-o-Mat - coin-based religion
A device that would offer prayers in exchange for a few coins properly deposited.

Lord of Light (1967)

Radar Mesentery - sensitive robot skin
A thick covering that supports a network of sensors.

This Immortal (1966)

Radson Skimmer
A small vehicle designed for a small number of passengers; capable of low, slow flight.

This Immortal (1966)

Rhennius Machine - reverse yourself
Device of alien manufacture, which will reverse, or turn inside out, any object passed through its mobilator.

Doorways in the Sand (1976)

Rolem (Wrestling Robot) - robot wrestler
A robotic wrestling companion.

This Immortal (1966)

Ro-Womb - enfold the patient.
Device enfolds the patient during therapy.

The Dream Master (He Who Shapes) (1966)

RUMOKO - island builder
A project to create additional land surface by deliberate stimulation of undersea volcanoes.

My Name is Legion (1976)

Scientific Reincarnation
Technology to allow a person to transfer themselves to a new, healthy body.

Lord of Light (1967)

Simicolor
Artificial coloring for the body.

This Immortal (1966)

Smother-Charge
Molecularly-gimmicked explosive.

My Name is Legion (1976)

Solar-Powered UAV
An unmanned aerial vehicle that is entirely solar-powered.

Changeling (1980)

Sonic Curtain (Sound Lock) - undersea door
An undersea sound curtain that keeps larger animals out.

My Name is Legion (1976)

Sprung-Samser Treatment
A medical treatment to extend human life.

This Immortal (1966)

Star Stone (Speicus) - this is a recording
An artificial intelligence shaped like a rock, which can communicate with living organisms telepathically.

Doorways in the Sand (1976)

Sunshades - a transition
Sunglasses that darken and lighten based on ambient lighting.

This Immortal (1966)

Tracer-Bird - the birdie watches you
A prototype surveillance drone; a mechanical bird.

Changeling (1980)

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