Science Fiction in the News Articles
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by E.E. 'Doc' Smith

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Polymeric Nitrogen: Science Fiction Explosive
   Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry have synthesised a polymeric cubic form of nitrogen where all atoms are connected with single covalent bonds, similar to carbon atoms in diamond, creating what may be the most powerful explosive e

Gravity Tractor Research By British Scientists
   It would take some planning and advance tracking, but a gravity tractor might actually work.

Terahertz Remote Sensing Detectors
   See through walls, containers and clothes from hundreds of feet away - and identify the unique signature of different substances.

Tractor Beam Works Over Longer Distances
   Still a prototype, and it only works in an atmosphere. But still, we're making progress.

Physicists Build Repulsor / Tractor Beam
   'Brandon swung mighty tractor beams upon the severed halves of the Jovian vessel...'- EE 'Doc' Smith, 1931.

Tractor Beams? They're Working On It
   'Brandon swung mighty tractor beams...' - Doc Smith, 1931. 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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China Deploys Robot Traffic Police
re: Harry Harrison

Better Than Dune Chromoplastic? This Guy Might Have Done It
re: Frank Herbert

Gather, An AI Warehouse Inventory Drone Startup
re: James P. Hogan

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