Poul Anderson:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Poul Anderson (1926-2001) was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania; he received a degree in physics from the University of Minnesota. A SFWA Grand Master, he won the Hugo Award seven times, and the Nebula Award three times.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)


The Big Rain (1954)


The Corkscrew of Space (1956)

Gravity Drive

Star Ship (1950)

Gravity Well

Life Cycle (1957)

Laser Rifle - earliest use of term

Door to Anywhere (1966)

Oxygen Concentrator

Duel on Syrtis (1951)

Rogue Planet

Satan's World (1967)

Rotated Solid Space Habitat - a solid can city

Iron (1989)

Star Drive

Genius (1948)


Duel on Syrtis (1951)

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