Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in In the Year 2889
by Jules Verne

This short story was written by Verne at the request of James Gordon Bennett, Jr., owner of the New York Herald. Bennett's request was that Verne try to imagine life in the United States one thousand years into the future.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Sky Billboards In Fact And Fiction
   The Federal Aviation Administration intends to amend its regulations; the FAA wants to make sure it can enforce a law that prohibits "obtrusive" advertising in zero gravity.

Tanaka Auto Door
   You may be wondering what is so great about a door that opens only just enough to let a person come in or out... besides being cool.

CustomFlix News Clips On Custom-Made DVD
   Custom media choices arrive even earlier than Jules Verne predicted.

Together Anywhere, Together Anytime
   The telephote! Here is another great triumph of modern science.

Humanity Star LEO Advertisement?
   'Everyone has noticed those enormous advertisements...' Jules Verne, 1889.

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Extremophile Microbe Loves Space Rocks
re: F.E. Hardart
(11/29/2019)

Magic Mushroom Nose Spray From Silo Wellness
re: Various
(11/27/2019)

CAV-X Supercavitating Ammo Deadly Underwater
re: Jules Verne
(11/25/2019)

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