Science Fiction in the News Articles
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Theodore Sturgeon

Edward Hamilton Waldo (1918-1985) changed his name to Theodore Sturgeon after his mother's divorce and remarriage. He wrote many short stories for magazines like Astounding Science Fiction and Unknown, and was perhaps the most anthologized science fiction author of the 1950's. He later wrote screenplays for Star Trek episodes (like Shore Leave and Amok Time. Always remember Sturgeon's Law - '90% of everything is crud.'

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:

E. Coli Forced To Evolve: Old Bacterium Learns New Trick
   The general method was remarkably similar to a technique used by award-winning sf author Theodore Sturgeon in his classic 1941 story Microcosmic God.
Bacteria Torture Tests Demonstrate Evolution
   Dr. Richard Lenski has followed in the footsteps of famous sf writers, creating captive worlds and learning from them.
'Evolution Chip' Automates Evolved Change
   The so-called 'Darwin chip' demonstrates the factual basis of evolution and may help us solve problems.
Phage-Assisted Continuous Evolution
   Clever humans create 'directed evolution.
Super Bainite Armor Steel
   'There's a sheet of just plain Nothing between us and it's impenetrable.'
Have I Seen The Tesla Roadster Story Before?
   'Only it wasn't a vessel. It was an automobile...' - Theodore Sturgeon, 1941.

 

 

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