Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Power Planet
by Murray Leinster

Surprisingly good description of a method for gathering solar power in orbit, and then transferring it to Earth.

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:

Space Solar Power - A Truly Limitless Source
   SF writers popularized and elaborated on this idea a generation before the first patents were filed.

Space-Based Sustainable Energy Policy
   'The Power Planet, of course, is that vast man-made disk of metal set spinning about the sun to supply the Earth with power.' - Murray Leinster, 1931.

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Michelin Self-Sealing Tires On Ford's Explorer
re: Jack Williamson
(7/7/2019)

Mushroom Eats Plastic, Saves Planet
re: Michael Crichton
(7/5/2019)

Juggalo Face Paint Disrupts Facial Recognition
re: Neal Stephenson
(7/3/2019)

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