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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:

EEStor Ultracapacitor 'Battery' And Heinlein's Shipstone
   Yet another reason to hope that electric vehicles might soon become a practical, affordable transportation choice.

Betavoltaic Battery: 30 Years Of Power
   Is it possible to create a small battery that could power a laptop for years?

Hyperion Power Module Neighborhood Nuclear Reactor
   The story about small 'nuclear batteries,' small plants that produce enough power for small towns or big neighborhoods, just keeps coming back.

Bloom Box Brick Powers Your Home
   This Silicon Valley start-up wants to power your house and thereby take you off the grid.

Russia's Self-Contained Nuclear Lighthouses
   'They don't break down. They never break down. They were built for eternity.'- Isaac Asimov, 1951.

Nuclear Batteries Based On Diamonds Last Millennia
   'they just package it and ship it around to wherever people want it...' - Robert Heinlein, 1982. 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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Science Fiction
in the News

Salto Jumping Robot Now Sticks Landing!
re: Isaac Asimov

Gyroscopic Median-Straddling Mass Transit Vehicles
re: Kenneth Brown

Bigrating Laser Beam-Riding Light Sail Is Self-Correcting
re: Cordwainer Smith

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