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Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins)

See this biography of Philip Frances Nowlan (b. 1888 - d. 1940).

Richard William "Dick" Calkins (b. 1894 d. 1962) was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated from the Chicago Art Institute, going to work as a cartoonist for the Detroit Free Press. During World War I, Calkins served in the Army Air Service as a pilot and flight instructor.

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   'BY PUSHING AGAINST THE LITTLE MARTIAN MOON WITH OUR ROCKET SHIP, WE HAD LESSENED THE CENTRIFUGAL SPEED THAT HELD IT BALANCED IN THE SKY.' - Philip Nowlan and D. Calkins, 1930. 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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