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"Science fiction operates a little bit like science itself, in principle. You've got thousands of people exploring ideas, putting forth their own hypotheses. Most of them are dead wrong; a few stand the test of time; everything looks kind of quaint in hind"
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Suit-Radio  
  A means of communication between two individuals clad in space suits.  

Very early use of this term; I think the idea was used a generation earlier, but I can't find the reference.

"But I'll catch up," he promised as he made connection between his suit-radio and the Station communicator system.
From The Long Way, by George O. Smith.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1944
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Compare to the Aerial Telegraph from Garret P. Serviss' 1898 novel Edison's Conquest of Mars, the suit-phone from The Sargasso of Space (1931) by Edmond Hamilton and the audiphone from Blood of the Moon (1936) by Ray Cummings.

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