Frank Herbert:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Frank Herbert (1920-1986) was born in Tacoma, Washington. He worked in many fields before becoming a writer; TV cameraman, radio news commentator, oyster diver, judo instructor and newspaperman. His towering novel Dune won the Hugo and Nebula awards.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Agony Box - testing for humans

Heretics of Dune (1984)

Alien Zoo

The Dosadi Experiment (1977)

Armored Clothing - modern armor

The Dosadi Experiment (1977)

Atlotl/Gibiril Regimen - regrow and rejuvenate

The Godmakers (1972)


The Godmakers (1972)

Axolotl Tank - device for regeneration

Dune Messiah (1969)

Battle Language

Dune (1965)

Bedog - a comfy canine

The Dosadi Experiment (1977)

Black square

God Emperor of Dune (1981)

Caleban Contact - listen to the stars

The Dosadi Experiment (1977)

Caliban Beachball - home to the stars

Whipping Star (1969)

Carryall - giant ornithopter

Dune (1965)


Dune (1965)

Chairdog - the ultimate ergonomic chair

The Tactful Saboteur (1964)

Chalf (Quick-Scribe Powder) - wave the stick

The Tactful Saboteur (1964)

Chalf-Memory Stick

The Tactful Saboteur (1964)

Chemical Orders

Hellstrom's Hive (1972)

Chromoplastic Dew Collector - when every drop counts

Dune (1965)

City of Glass

The Godmakers (1972)

Comeye - portable video camera

Heretics of Dune (1984)

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