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. 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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Jet-Powered Flying Suits Tested By Navy
re: Philip Frances Nowlan

Pub Installs Electrified Fence Around Bar
re: Mark Twain

What Does A Tesla Full Self-Driving Car See?
re: Paramahansa Yogananda

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