Karel Capek:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Karel Capek was born in Bohemia (now in the Czech republic); he died in 1938. He wrote short stories and poetry while still in high school. He received a doctorate in 1915. He wrote many essays and plays; many of them denounced communism and fascism. His works were blacklisted by the Nazis during WWII.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Robot - the origin of the term

R.U.R. (1920)

Spinning Mill for Veins (Artificial Organs)

R.U.R. (1920)


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