Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Masson's Secret
by Raymond Z. Gallun

Excellent story about a brave adventurer who returned to the Earth from an epic journey to the Moon, only to be grievously injured in a crash-landing. Could medical genius Charlie Masson restore him to health? Or at least a semblance of health?

("Masson's Secret" by Raymond Gallun)

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:

NeuroArm Robotic Surgeon 'Hands'
   I think Raymond Z. Gallun called this one in 1939; think 'caliper slowness, minuteness and precision.'

3D HD da Vinci Surgical Robotics
   This remarkable system lets you perform microsurgery in binocular hd.

Robotic Microsurgery Instrument Goes Anywhere
   The idea of robotic micro-surgical instruments has a longer history in sf than in medicine. This powerful TED talk displays the latest devices.

Hand-Held Robot Operates On Man's Prostate
   'In his slender hands he held a surgical instrument he had invented. It was a marvel!'

'Cortical Modem' Latest On DARPA's Wishlist
   '...inside his skull... is a little cylinder, that neuronic receptor-transmitter.'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1938.

Six Amazing Surgical Robots In One Video
   Micro-surgery, as imagined by Raymond Z. Gallun, 1939.

Mini Robot Uses 2 mm Surgical Tools
   '... surgical tool - blades, tweezers, probes - so fine you could just see them with the naked eye.' - Raymond Z. Gallun, 1939.

Robotic Physician Assistant Has Steady 'Hands'
   'You turned the screws below and the prongs moved... with caliper slowness, minuteness and precision.' - Raymond Z. Gallun, 1939. 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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Chaffeur Robot Musashi Will Drive Your Regular Car
re: Philip K Dick

Space Exporers! Now, You Can Drink Your Own Urine
re: Frank Herbert

SpaceX EVA Spacesuit Tested By Polaris Dawn Crew
re: Otto Willi Gail

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