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Explore the inventions, technology and ideas of science fiction writers at Technovelgy (that's tech-novel-gee!) - over 2,200 are available. Use the Timeline of Science Fiction Invention or the alphabetic Glossary of Science Fiction Technology to see them all, look for the category that interests you, or browse by favorite author / book. Browse more than 3,700 Science Fiction in the News articles.

MULTI Model Of Star Trek Turbolift
Cool prototype video! (7/30/2017)
A Look Into The Future Of Spacecraft!
Ever wonder how you look when you enter a new part of a spacecraft? (7/29/2017)
An 'Ethical Black Box' For Robots?
Explored by science fiction authors. (7/28/2017)
Dadbot Digital Immortality
'A hardwired ROM cassette replicating a dead man's skills...' - William Gibson, 1984. (7/27/2017)
Should We Permit Computers To Create Their Own Language?
'Talk Between Robots radio...' - Frederik Pohl, 1954. (7/26/2017)
Breakthrough Starshot Sprites Yearn For Alpha Centauri
'Whoever launched it fired a laser cannon...' - Niven and Pournelle, 1971. (7/25/2017)
Kino Project Roaming Personal Fashion Robots
'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985. (7/24/2017)
Astronaut Exercise Video, Predicted By SF Writers
'Joe got out the gravity-simulator harnesses.' - Murray Leinster, 1953. (7/23/2017)
First Crewless Ship? Umm
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (7/22/2017)
RFID Chipped Employees Of Three Square Market
'About a third of the people in Manhattan have replaced their Freedom Card with a radio-frequency chip...' - John Twelve Hawks, 2015. (7/21/2017)
JAXA's Int-Ball Drone To Follow Astronauts In Space Station
'I want you to build me some of those.' MIT Professor David Miller, 1999. (7/20/2017)
Amazon Patents Annoying Robot That Follows You
'The... machine, being homotropic, headed toward them, still bleating...' - Philip K. Dick, 1963. (7/19/2017)
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Trans-Space Transmission
A curious method of communication between worlds.
(From The Moon Moth [1976] by Jack  Vance)
Living Book
A small creature that is used to contain and play back information.
(From The World Below [Collins So] by Sydney Fowler  Wright)
Pocket Gravity Nullifier
Personal device stops gravity's effect.
(From The Sky Maniac [1929] by Henri Dahl  Juve)
Air Tunnel
A means of sending trains through the air.
(From Through the Air Tunnel [1929] by Harl  Vincent)
Beeper
A handheld radar set, used to find items that have drifted off.
(From Islands in the Sky [1952] by Arthur C.  Clarke)
Cylinder Space Suit
A mostly rigid, cylindrical space suit.
(From Islands in the Sky [1952] by Arthur C.  Clarke)
Tannin-Secretion Pills
Artificially darkens skin, for skin protection.
(From Crashlander [1994] by Larry  Niven)
Robobug
A cyborg insect.
(From The Golden City [2009] by John  Twelve Hawks)
Crowdcutter
A device worn to part crowds.
(From Infomocracy [2016] by Malka  Older)
Gravity Nullifier
Shields a large object from the effect of gravity.
(From The Sky Maniac [1929] by Henri Dahl  Juve)
New Blood For Old
Replacing the blood plasma of older people with material from younger people.
(From Methuselah's Children [1941] by Robert  Heinlein)
Flip to Brake
Maneuver to put the tail end (with rocket output) in the forward direction of travel to use for lowering velocity.
(From Methuselah's Children [1941] by Robert  Heinlein)
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