Leo Zagat:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Arthur Leo Zagat (b. 1896d. 1949) was an American lawyer and writer of pulp fiction and science fiction. He gave up his law practice to write professionally. Zagat frequently collaborated with fellow lawyer Nat Schachner. See the collaborative efforts of Schachner and Zagat.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Airpolo
Polo played in mid-air with special aircraft and helium-filled balls.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Aladur
High tensile strength, lightweight material.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Blast-Off - light the candle
The act of firing a rocket into space.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Coldlight
A means of producing illumination that does not produce heat.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Durasteel
More durable than steel?

Sunward Flight (1943)

Electelscope
Telescope uses electronics applied to optics.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Ether Eddy
A shimmering region of space marking a break-through into another universe.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Filmag
A video magazine.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Manshell
A spaceship large enough for just one man; also an escape pod.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Nose Tubes
Rocket blasts from the front of a ship, to brake it.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Quartzite Leak Foil
Special material for space dome leaks.

The Great Dome of Mercury (1932)

Rocketeer
A person who pilots rockets.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Self-Propelled Space Suit
A vacuum suit with a means of propelling itself built in.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Smoke Jets (Air Leak Detection)
A means of determining the location of air leaks in a building built on an airless moon.

The Great Dome of Mercury (1932)

Space Cadet
A young person training to be a spaceman.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Stratocar
A vehicle intended for use in traveling through the upper atmosphere.

The Cavern of the Shining Pool (1937)

Stratoyacht
A privately-owned pleasure craft capable of attaining orbit.

Sunward Flight (1943)

Surta
A base material for synthetic food.

The Great Dome of Mercury (1932)

Viewscreen Pentagon
A display with a central, pentagonal display surrounded by square displays attached to the sides.

Sunward Flight (1943)


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