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Related to material in Troubled Star
by George O. Smith

Potboiler novel with several interesting premises: stars can be tinkered with to make them into variable stars and otherwise superintelligent aliens mistake a television "space captain" for a real space-going person.

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XNAV Steer Your Way By X-Ray Pulsar
   A couple of papers suggest that XNAV might provide us with solar system-wide 'GPS' - good thing sf writers were already thinking about space beacons.

TEMPO2 Uses Pulsars For Celestial GPS
   Ah, the age of the space beacon is upon us at last!

X-Ray Pulsar 'Beacons' To Guide Spacecraft
   Celestial GPS for the solar system - and beyond!

China's XPNAV 1 To Use X-Ray Pulsars For Navigation
   'For a hyperspace jump, you need at least four beacons for an accurate fix.' - Harry Harrison, 1956.

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Jet-Powered Flying Suits Tested By Navy
re: Philip Frances Nowlan
(10/17/2020)

Pub Installs Electrified Fence Around Bar
re: Mark Twain
(10/15/2020)

What Does A Tesla Full Self-Driving Car See?
re: Paramahansa Yogananda
(10/13/2020)

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