Science Fiction in the News Articles
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Robert Forward

Robert Lull Forward (b. 1932 d. 2002) was an American physicist and science fiction writer. His literary work was noted for its scientific credibility and use of ideas developed from his career as an aerospace engineer.

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Bush Robots - Fingers On Your Fingers On Your Fingers...
   From Heinlein to Moravec to MacLeod - bush robots are cool.
Flying Micro-Robot Has Pincer
   With a laser-activated pincer and weighing just 3 hundredths of an ounce, this micro-robot might someday be a fly on the wall of your clean room.
Could Black Holes Consume Stars From Within?
   Is this idea a 'radical new theory'? Or is it an idea long familiar to science fiction readers?
Hopfield Neural Net Helper AIs For Astronauts
   Wouldn't it be nice to have a kind of 'helper' AI that could go with you and notice things that you don't?
Yale Aerial Manipulator Flying Robotic Hand
   Just think of all the possible uses of a flying robotic hand.
Rovable Robots Crawl Across Your Body
   'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985.
Kino Project Roaming Personal Fashion Robots
   'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985.
Negative Matter Fluid Theorized In New Paper
   'Of course, being negative matter, when you push it, it comes toward you..' - Robert Forward, 1992.
Calico Wearable Robot Like Robert Forward's Imp
   'The imps go into the spacesuit with the humans...'- Robert Forward, 1985. 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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