Science Fiction in the News Articles
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George Griffith

George Griffith (1857-1906) was a British science fiction writer whose stories were unpopular in the United States due to his utopian socialist political views. He was also a noted explorer.

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:

Electrolux Death Ray
   "The Rolls-Royce of atomic weapons?" Maybe. Take a look at sculptor Greg Brotherton's Electrolux Death Ray, and decide for yourself.
MTHEL - Mobile Tactical High Energy Laser
   The Mobile Tactical High Energy Laser (MTHEL) successfully tracked and destroyed a large-caliber test rocket at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
DARPA's Walrus and Griffith's War-Balloons
   Not your great-grandfather's airship, the Walrus will be able to lift a fighting force.
AESA Radars Used As 'Death Ray' Weapons?
   The Pentagon is actively developing electronically scanned array (AESA) radars that could be used as weapons.
Graphene Ultracapacitor Airships For Heavy Lifting
   'The war-balloons were to be kept for purposes of transportation of heavy articles...' - George Griffith, 1893

 

 

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