Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Crashing Suns
by Edmond Hamilton

Exciting set of novellas in which the intrepid Space Patrol of Earth 100,000 years into the future faces terrible dangers. A giant red sun is unaccountably careening straight toward our sun! Who will save us? These stories were published between 1928 and 1930.

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True 3D Plasma Display
   Researchers demonstrate a 3D display that does not depend on binocular eye tricks - and real plasma in mid-air!

Cheoptics 360 3D Display Technology
   This new display would be perfect for tradeshows and conventions, not to mention the control room of your rocket ship.

Autostereoscopic 360 Degree Light Field Display
   The frame rate of this interactive display is remarkably high.

AirStrike Interactive Display: The Summoning
   This display technology video has gotten a lot of attention; I'm not convinced. Especially about the 'holographic' part.

Live Via 'Hologram' On CNN
   Interesting technique used to project the 3D image of a correspondent back to the studio for use in a live broadcast. Not a true hologram, but it looks like telestereo to me.

Gravitational Corridors Like Space-Lanes
   Ah, to ply the space-lanes! This old sfnal dream might come true yet.

Teen's Solar System Travel Software Wins Intel Prize
   This Albuquerque teen won the highest award for software to help NASA navigate the solar system.

Apple Live Streaming Fail
   In which Apple makes a promise and then fails to deliver.

Holographic Videoconferencing
   Amazing display could be large enough to display a full-size live image of a person or even a car.

Vermeer 3D Volumetric Touchable Display
   Fun display from Microsoft Research, it produces free-floating three-dimensional holograms in mid-air.

TeleHuman Life-Size 3D Telepresence
   '... a lifesize and moving and stereoscopically perfect image, flashed across the void of space to my apparatus by means of etheric vibrations...'

HP 3D Display Images Hover Above Device
   'Instantly there appeared standing upon the disk... a lifesize and moving and stereoscopically perfect image...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1928.

Ostendo Quantum Photonic Imager Hologram Projector
   'Instantly there appeared standing upon the disk, the image of a man...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1928.

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re: Roger Zelazny
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re: Stanislaw Lem
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re: Larry Niven
(8/16/2014)

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