Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus
by Isaac Asimov

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:

Hopping Robot Stutter-Jumping Saves Power
   'Hoppers are probably the most grotesque forms of transportation ever invented.'- Isaac Asimov, 1954.

Hopping Robot Sets Record
   Hopping is a surprisingly good exploration strategy; biomimetic robots can take advantage of hopping.

MIT 3D One-Leg Hopper Robot Circa 1983
   One legged hopper robots in fact and fiction; yes, you can ride them! Now with a better sf reference.

Linear Elastic Actuator in Parallel (LEAP) - It's A Hopping Robot
   '...Probably the most grotesque forms of transportation ever invented.'- Isaac Asimov, 1954.

Handle, New Wheeled Hopping Robot
   'the hopper sprang thirty feet into the air...' - Isaac Asimov, 1954.

Salto Jumping Robot Now Sticks Landing!
   'Lucky touched the leap knob and the hopper's leg retracted.' - Isaac Asimov, 1954.

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Jet-Powered Flying Suits Tested By Navy
re: Philip Frances Nowlan
(10/17/2020)

Pub Installs Electrified Fence Around Bar
re: Mark Twain
(10/15/2020)

What Does A Tesla Full Self-Driving Car See?
re: Paramahansa Yogananda
(10/13/2020)

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