Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Neutron Star
by Larry Niven

Excellent collection of Niven short stories and novellas from the sixties. Early stories with Beowulf Shaeffer, interstellar tourist extraordinary. The title story won the 1967 Hugo award for best short story.

(From Neutron Star' by Larry Niven)

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:

Liquid Armor In Two Flavors: Shear Thickening and Magnetorheological
   Liquid armor using shear thickening fluid and magnetorheological fluid is being developed to protect soldiers and law enforcement personnel.

d3o Design Competition To Invent The Future
   Design your own materials for the future using d3o intelligent molecules, and win cash prizes.

Liquid Armor Video Shows Bullets Bounce Off
   This material looks more and more like the kind of thing that sf writers like Larry Niven wrote about.

Richard Palmer, d3o Inventor, O2 X Entrepreneur of the Year
   Inventor Richard Palmer gets a bit of recognition for bringing science fiction to life for all of us.

Fishbowl Spaceship From Armadillo Aerospace
   I'm sure it would be a spectacular ride, but I think I'd want a good crash couch and the Puppeteer guarantee before I went up in one.

DEFLEXION Apparel For Superheroes
   High impact protection while retaining excellent breathability and washability.

BAE System 'Bullet Proof Custard' Body Armor
   'The pressure suit was soft and malleable under gentle pressures, such as walking, but instantly became rigid all over when something struck it.'

Love That Shear Thickening Fluid Body Armor
   'The pressure suit was soft ... instantly became rigid all over when something struck it...'- Larry Niven, 1966.

Breakthrough Starshot Sends Chip Craft To The Stars
   'There was a laser cannon big enough to punch a hole through We Made It's moon.' - Larry Niven, 1966.

Liquid Body Armor For TALOS Exoskeleton
   '... instantly became rigid all over when something struck it...' - Larry Niven, 1966.

Breakthrough Starshot Sprites Yearn For Alpha Centauri
   'Whoever launched it fired a laser cannon...' - Niven and Pournelle, 1971. 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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Live Stream With Meta-Ban Multimodal Smart Glasses
re: David Brin

'Autonomous' Waymo Improves Driving With Remote Human Operators
re: Charles Stross

Will Whales Be Our First Contact?
re: Murray Leinster

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