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"The bottom line in the Dune trilogy is: beware of heroes. Much better to rely on your own judgment, and your own mistakes."
- Frank Herbert

Repulsor Screen  
  Diverts troublesome asteroids.  

A special repulsor screen, such as the space ships used, diverted plunging meteors from their destructive paths.
Technovelgy from Crystalized Thought, by Nat Schachner.
Published by Astounding Stories in 1937
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The perfect thing to protect your space craft or space laboratory.

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