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Automatic Defensors
Devices that follow along with you, providing extra viewpoints.
(From The Rull [1948] by A.E. van Vogt)
Electrically Heated Clothes
Using artificial heating to counteract the cold of space.
(From Repetition [1940] by A.E. van Vogt)
Survey Craft
Light duty ship for use in atmosphere, to explore planets.
(From The Rull [1948] by A.E. van Vogt)
Click-Band
Worn on the wrist, it helps you locate your transport.
(From The Meddler [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Air-Mine
Fight invasion from above with an analogous method to mining the surface of the sea.
(From The Space Visitors [1939] by Edmond Hamilton)
Nerve Control Lines
Designs that take control of human nervous systems.
(From The Rull [1948] by A.E. van Vogt)
Cybercab
An autonomous taxi.
(From Vacuum Flowers [1987] by Michael Swanwick)
Hand Grip
Means of pulling oneself through a space ship at zero gravity.
(From Islands of Space [1931] by John W. Campbell)
Tubecar
A pneumatic tube that carries people.
(From The Faceless Men [1948] by Leo Zagat)
Beltway
A moving sidewalk.
(From The Faceless Men [1948] by Leo Zagat)
Corrosite Gas
A highly corrosive gas.
(From The Machine That Thought [1939] by William Callahan)
Synthetic Intellect
A machine mind, created and improved by more primitive machine minds.
(From The Machine That Thought [1939] by William Callahan)
Galaxy Superbrain
The idea that the galaxy itself is a conscious entity.
(From Short-Wave Madness [1939] by Robert Castle)
Mech
An alternative name for simplified robot.
(From Helen O'Loy [1938] by Lester del Rey)
Artificial Skin
Tight-fitting material that keeps the heat of the body from escaping into space.
(From Between Earth and Moon [1930] by Otfrid von Hanstein)
Fixed Star Advertising
In which the positions of the fixed stars are changed to form advertising.
(From Pi in the Sky [1945] by Frederic Brown)
Star-Globe (3D Map)
A celestial star map, done in three dimensions.
(From Pi in the Sky [1945] by Frederic Brown)
Individual Flyer
Personal antigravity and wing unit.
(From Asteroid Pirates [1938] by Royal W. Heckman)
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