E.C. Tubb:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Edwin Charles "E.C." Tubb (born 1919) is a British science fiction author. He is best known for his Dumarest Saga and contributed to Space 1999. He wrote under a variety of pseudonyms, including Charles Grey, Volsted Gridban (with John Russell Fearn), Gill Hunt (with John Brunner and Dennis Hughes), Gregory Kern, King Lang (with George Hay and John W Jennison), Mike Lantry, Brian Shaw, Roy Sheldon (with H J Campbell) and Edward Thomson.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Asteroid-Metal - raw materials from space
Metal mined from asteroids.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Flexible Wall Sheet Display - flexy flat panel
A large clear sheet that displays information.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Generation Ship
A spacecraft that carries a complete social group over many years.

Star Ship (1955)

Impactor Determines Composition
The use of an impactor to smash into a small celestial body; watching the impact can determine the composition of the small body.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Metamen - live in a robot body
A human brain placed in a purely mechanical, robotic body.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Palm Plate - your hand is the key
A device that scanned for a palm print prior to opening a door.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Para-Beam - light of paralysis
A beam of energy that paralyzes the victim.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)

Self-Service Cafeteria
Food on demand.

The Mechanical Monarch (1958)


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