Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in A Journey In Other Worlds
by John Jacob Astor IV

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:

MIT Battery Research To Enable 'Electric Phaetons'
   John Jacob Astor dreamed of electric cars that would serve us in 1894; all he needed was a really good battery technology.

Aptera Electric Vehicle So Cool It's On Star Trek
   Just the kind of flivver James Tiberius Kirk would need to be BMOSAC - big man on Starfleet Academy campus.

Personal Wind Turbines And Rooftop Windmills
   Interesting strategy for a personal supply of renewable energy has been around for about a century.

Tesla Model S Not Your Grandfather's Electric Phaeton
   Tesla has finally unveiled their electric car for the rest of us; take a look at the future of the electric Phaeton.

Geoengineering To Mitigate Climate Change
   This policy statement focuses on large-scale efforts to geoengineer the climate system to counteract the consequences of increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

Multi-Target Photo-Radar System
   No more safety in numbers when speeding, thanks to this Cordon system.

Tesla Model S Declared Car Of The Year By Motor Trend
   'They can therefore roam over the roads of the entire hemisphere [combining] the sensations of coasting with the interest of seeing the country well.'- John Jacob Astor IV, 1894.

Speeding Ticket Robots To Cite Autonomous Cars?
   'There is no danger of a vehicle's speed exceeding that allowed in the section in which it happens to be...'- John Jacob Astor IV, 1894.

Tesla's Supercharge Station Plan
   'To recharge the batteries, which can be done in almost every town and village...'- John Jacob Astor IV, 1894.

Tesla's 100th Supercharger Station!
   'Recharge the batteries, which can be done in almost every town and village..'- John Jacob Astor IV. 1894.

Harvesting Energy From Internal Resonance
   'Sometimes a man has a windmill on his roof...' - John Jacob Astor, 1894.

Tired Of Speeders On Your Block? DIY Speed Tracker!
   'There is no danger of a vehicle's speed exceeding that allowed in the section in which it happens to be...'- John Jacob Astor IV, 1894.

Tesla Unveils Affordable Model 3 Electric Car
   'They can therefore roam over the roads of the entire hemisphere [combining] the sensations of coasting with the interest of seeing the country well.'- John Jacob Astor IV, 1894.

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re: Allan Dean Foster
(4/6/2017)

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re: Philip K. Dick
(4/5/2017)

Twist Bioscience High Density Digital Data On DNA
re: Barbara Hambly
(4/4/2017)

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