Time is the Simplest Thing by Clifford Simak:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Another terrific novel; it has an unusual twist to the hard science fiction premise that machines will get us what we want. Shepherd Blaine, who travels to the stars in his mind, runs into someone (or something) he did not expect: an immortal creature who can unlock a new future for humanity. It was originally published as "The Fisherman".


('Time is the Simplest Thing' (The Fisherman) by Clifford Simak)

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Butcher Plant - a plant that grows steaks
A plant that grows steaks (protein).

Dimensino - alien entertainment center
An alien entertainment center that provides the ultimate in immersive experience.

Gobathian - full body healing
An alien medical technology that enables full body healing in the event of traumatic injury.

Hunting Robe - a very thin hunting dog
A very thin, furry hunter that captures by constriction.

Star Machine - explore the stars
A device that serves as a boost to psychokinetic powers of mind, enabling paranormals to send their awareness to distant planets.

Taper - interstellar portable
A device that records details about a visit to a distant planet.

Transo - teleportation
Teleportation of objects and personnel, used as the basis for "Trading Post" stores across the planet.

 

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