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Explore the inventions, technology and ideas of science fiction writers at Technovelgy (that's tech-novel-gee!) - over 3,200 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 5,800 Science Fiction in the News articles.

TytoCare Offers Futuristic Home Care
'Immediately an enormous apparatus fell on to her out of the ceiling...' - EM Forster, 1909. (7/3/2020)
Powdered Regolith Propulsion
'... filling their great tanks with the finely divided dust which the ionic rockets would spit out in electrified jets.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1951. (7/1/2020)
Ford's SafeCap, Opposite Of Niven and Barnes' Napcap
'In the napcap a client became an instant yoga master' - Niven and Barnes, 2000. (6/29/2020)
Would You Get 'Chipped'? Michigan May Ban Employers
'Employees above a certain level were implanted with advanced microprocessors...' - William Gibson, 1984. (6/27/2020)
Tesla Autopilot: What Does An Autonomous Car See When It Looks At The Road?
'Jeremiah is a sports-model to begin with and that kind is awfully hot-tempered.' - Isaac Asimov, 1953. (6/25/2020)
DNA Controls Swarms Of Molecular Robots
'They exist in loose swarms...' - Stanislaw Lem, 1954. (6/23/2020)
Tether Asteroids To Save Us All
'If anything can glue the asteroids back into the planet they once were, magnology will do it.' - Richard Wilson, 1958. (6/21/2020)
Blaux Your Personal Commuter Cooling Unit
A cooling unit had to be strapped to every commuter's back, by law. (6/19/2020)
3D Printed Damascus Steel Now Possible
'... lined with durite, that strange close-packed laboratory product.' - Robert Heinlein, 1939. (6/17/2020)
R9X Hellfire Missile With Long Blades Kills Queda Leader
'He was still roaring when the knife missile flicked past him...' - Iain M. Banks, 1990. (6/15/2020)
Would You Swallow An Origami Robot?
'Swallow it in an emergency--it goes down easily and works just as well inside as outside.' - Doc Smith, 1934. (6/13/2020)
Perhaps You Might Be Interested In Habitable Exoplanet Moon Real Estate
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... (6/11/2020)
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Knife Missile
A sharp-edged weapon that can maneuver in space.
(From Use of Weapons [1990] by Iain M  Banks)
Tangler
Strong webbing in a tiny capsule, it expands to a net, capturing a suspect.
(From Logan's Run [1967] by William  Nolan (w/G.C. Johnson))
Homer
A device fired from a gun that ends the life of a citizen, based on the color of their palm flower.
(From Logan's Run [1967] by William  Nolan (w/G.C. Johnson))
Sleepshop
A quiet place to die.
(From Logan's Run [1967] by William  Nolan (w/G.C. Johnson))
Finely Divided Dust Propellant
Reaction mass to drive spacecraft.
(From Earthlight [1955] by Arthur C.  Clarke)
Vapor Charge
A bullet that discharges gas.
(From Logan's Run [1967] by William  Nolan (w/G.C. Johnson))
Dermadisk
A means of quickly administering drugs directly through the skin.
(From Neuromancer [1984] by William  Gibson)
Build A Planet With Asteroids
The idea that it is possible to gather up enough of the asteroids in the solar system to "build" a planet out of the scraps.
(From And Then the Town Took Off [1958] by Richard  Wilson)
Habitable Exoplanet Moon
An Earthlike moon that orbits a gas giant.
(From Star Wars [1976] by George  Lucas)
Dragonfly Sky-Bike
An ultralight human-powered flyer.
(From Rendezvous With Rama [1972] by Arthur C.  Clarke)
Anti-Acceleration Engine For Space Suits
Counteracts the effects of high acceleration.
(From Black Destroyer [1939] by A.E.  van Vogt)
Space Cadet
A young person training to be a spaceman.
(From Space Cadet [1948] by Robert  Heinlein)
Metalite
Strong metal you can see through.
(From Black Destroyer [1939] by A.E.  van Vogt)
Space Pirate
Space ships taken against their will.
(From Impossible Pirates [1946] by George O.  Smith)
City of Glass
An entire city made of unique structural glass and ceramic.
(From The Godmakers [1972] by Frank  Herbert)
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