Science Fiction in the News Articles
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Edmond Hamilton

Edmond Hamilton (1904-1977) began writing science fiction in 1924. Along with E.E. "Doc" Smith, he created the space opera genre. He started writing for DC Comics, in their Superman series, in the 1940's. He continued in this activity through the 1960's.

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Proposal To Move An Asteroid
   The B612 Foundation recently testified before a senate subcommittee regarding a "new" proposal to move an asteroid. What science fiction author proposed moving an asteroid over sixty years ago?
Invisible Galaxy Of Dark Matter Discovered
   In 2001, a group of astronomers led by Neil Trentham of the University of Cambridge predicted the existence of dark galaxies - vast collections of dark matter. Dark galaxies are thought to form when the density of matter in a galaxy is too low to cre
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.
Universe Kits Now Available From Jonathon Keats
   With this do-it-yourself kit, attractively packaged in a small tin, you can create new universes on a whim.
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.
Evolution Machine Compresses Eons Into Days
   This device, which uses a technology called MAGE, dramatically increases the probability of finding useful variations on natural organisms.
'Bubble Galaxy' NGC 3521
   This doesn't have to do with prediction, but I love what sf writers do with this idea.
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...'
NASA's X1 Robotic Exoskeleton For Astronauts
   'Earth's scientists solved the problem to some extent by devising rigid metallic clothing...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1932.
Europe's Cheops To Look For Habitable Planets
   'I was near enough it now to set my automatic astronomical instruments to searching it for a habitable planet.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1936.
Arafat Poisoned With Polonium?
   '"This man was poisoned with a super-powerful radium salt," Rab Crane declared...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1938.
'Neuristor' Acts Like Your Brain's Neurons
   'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless, yet whose atomic structure he claimed was analogous to the atomic structure of a living brain.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.
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.
Nanowire Memristor Networks Form 'Brains'
   'He had constructed ... a brain, of metal... whose atomic structure he claimed was analogous to the atomic structure of a living brain.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.
DARPA's Warrior Web
   'Earth's scientists solved the problem to some extent by devising rigid metallic clothing not unlike armor...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1932.
tDCS Jumpstarts Your Future
   'We invented a scanner that can change the labyrinthine neural connections of the brain by tiny electronic impulses…'- Edmond Hamilton, 1948.
First Commercial Artificial Brain?
   'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.
Automated Planet Finder Telescope Starts The Hunt
   'I was near enough it now to set my automatic astronomical instruments to searching it for a habitable planet.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1936.
Ostendo Quantum Photonic Imager Hologram Projector
   'Instantly there appeared standing upon the disk, the image of a man...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1928.
Robotic Exoskeleton For Shipyard Workers
   'Earth's scientists solved the problem... devising rigid metallic clothing not unlike armor...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1932.
Smartphone Holographic Displays In 2015
   If Sith Lords can have one... So can you!

 

 

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