Rhennius Machine

Device of alien manufacture, which will reverse, or turn inside out, any object passed through its mobilator. (Read the full article)

"I can't remember the story but it was either a Heinlein or Asimov short story. An accident with a large electro magnet in a fusion reactor resulted in someone having their chemistry reversed (left/right handed molecules) Story covered problems with not being able to derive nutrition from foodstuffs etc and ended up with them trying to reverse it and causing the reactor to explode"
(Delster 11/15/2005 5:12:39 AM )
"There was a Star Trek take-off long ago (I think by James Blish) "Spock Must Die", where a duplicate Spock was created by reflection off a tachyon cloud (whatever). He also had problems with food."
( 3/5/2008 8:49:44 PM )

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