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Related to material in Four-Day Planet
by H. Beam Piper

Enjoyable novel by Piper; the most interesting main character is the planet Fenris. Days that last for 2,000 hours and four days per year; too hot or too cold. This book recalls some of Heinlein juveniles of the fifties.

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:

Dutch Growing Pork In Lab
   Researchers at it again, in search of pulled pork not pulled from porkers.

InVitroMeat Foundation
   Nothing like meat fresh from the vat - this foundation is organizing to make it a reality.

In Vitro Meat Symposium - Try The Veal!
   European scientists are determined to get that enormous meat vat up and running; they're giving a great price per ton for vat-grown meat.

Will In-Vitro Meat Change Our Lives?
   IVM is one of those sfnal futures that seems to be getting closer and closer.

Grow Cultured Meat In A 'Carnery'
   It takes from 3 to 8 pounds of nutrient to create just one pound of meat; we can do better.

Lab-Grown Burger $345K
   Soon, you'll be able to have it your way. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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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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