Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Wabbler
by Murray Leinster

"An old favorite of science-fiction returns with a tale of a robot that had patience, a brain adequate to its task, and a slow-working, patient urge to self destruction."

('The Wabbler' by Murray Leinster)

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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:

Squid Robot Underwater Inspector Has Unique Propulsion
   This underwater robot has a completely unique biomimetic means of propulsion.

RoboClam Smart Anchor
   Another fascinating biomimetic robot; researchers want to know how Nature can do ten times better than human ingenuity.

Underwater Robot With Touch Sensitive Skin
   Divers with active imaginations may want to stay topside while this robot goes down below.

Underwater Mine Detection Robots Vs. Wabbler
   The Navy is trying to create a smarter mine hunting robotic system. I think I can predict the logical countermove.

DARPA's Upward Falling Payload Like Leinster's Wabbler
   'The Wabbler plunged into the water... It dived swiftly... slowly, it settled downward.'- Murray Leinster, 1942.

Eel Robots Ideal For Naval Warfare
   Because anguilliform swimming is more efficient, and stealthier, than thunniform swimming. But you already knew that.

Ad Astra! JPL's Autonomous Undersea Drones
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Ulm Sleep Pods For The Homeless
re: Larry Niven

Prophetic Offers Lucid Dreaming Halo With Morpheus-1 AI
re: Peter Watts

More Like A Tumblebug Than A Motorcycle
re: Robert Heinlein

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