Gregory Benford:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, specializing in astrophysics and plasma physics theory. He has been an advisor to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; he holds research grants from NASA and the Jet Propulsion laboratory.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Computer Virus
A software program that copies itself to other computers.

The Scarred Man (1970)

Lifezone - biosphere
An enclosed biosphere; a pod-like greenhouse attached to a space-going vessel.

Tides of Light (1989)

Micromind - just a little AI
A computer helper.

Tides of Light (1989)

Scooter - zipping around the moon
Biotechnology working to bring you a better solar system - a creepy crawly created to do terraforming work on Jupiter's moon.

Against Infinity (1983)

Wrist Command - very trek
A wearable communications device; the logical endpoint of mobile computing.

Tides of Light (1989)


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