Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Footfall
by Larry Niven (w/J. Pournelle)

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:

Sigma: SF Writers Advise Homeland Security
   Science fiction writers dream for the government as well as for us.

Twist In Saturn's Electric Ring
   Unusual activity out around Saturn-way may have a more fictional explanation.

'ETs Attacked Me With Meteorites' - Bosnian Man
   This story is pretty hard to believe, but as long as we're looking into it, we might as well talk about kinetic energy weapons placed in orbit.

NASA Turns To Museum Space Shuttles For Parts
   Tropes true to life.

Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS)
   'When it sees a tank silhouette, it steers toward it.' - Niven and Pournelle, 1985.

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SWEEPER Robot Peter Piper Picking Peppers
re: Otfrid von Hanstein
(10/22/2018)

Oil from Algae - Can It Be Done?
re: Hal Clement
(10/20/2018)

Moving Whole Planets, Revisited
re: EE Doc Smith
(10/18/2018)

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