Runaround by Isaac Asimov:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Interesting short story by Asimov, detailing the work of engineers on the planet Mercury. This story is significant primarily because it introduces the Three Laws of Robotics (Asimov refers to them interchangeably as the Rules of Robotics). Select an invention:

Energy Converter
Massive unit on the sunside of Mercury converts heat into energy, and beams it around the solar system.

Insosuit
A space suit specially designed to resist extreme heat.

Three Laws of Robotics (Rules of Robotics) - the original robot laws
The original formulation of Asimov's laws of robotics.

 

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