Science Fiction in the News Articles
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Poul Anderson

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.

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:

Speciation Driven By Cosmic Cycles?
   Poul Anderson came up with something very similar to this idea fifty years ago.
Tesla Semi Truck Now At Work
   Why wait? Tesla Semi now hard at work.
Who First Suggested Terraforming Venus First?
   'In five hundred years, all of Venus might be paradise.'- Poul Anderson, 1955.
A Rogue Planet - Right In Our Neighborhood
   An interstellar world, nomad planet, free-floating planet or orphan planet.
Self-Driving Trucks For Netherlands' Ports
   'Trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles...' - Poul Anderson, 1956.
Otto Self-Driving Truck Kits
   'Trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles...' - Poul Anderson, 1956.
Otto Self-Driving Truck Kit Delivers Budweiser Beer
   'Trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles...' - Poul Anderson, 1956.
Clever Electric Truck Generates More Power Than It Uses
   Better than a fictional electrotruck!
E-Fuso eCanter Electric eTruck
   I prefer the 'electro' prefix, personally.
Tesla Semi 'Electrotruck' Unveiled
   Elon Musk unveils yet another technological marvel.
ZKZM-500 LASER Assault Rifle
   'The Iranian reached back into the locker and got a pair of laserifles.' - Poul Anderson, 1966.
Swedes Premiere T-Pod Driverless Electric Truck
   'the trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles...' - Frederik Pohl, 1956.
Smallest Rogue Planet Discovered In Milky Way
   '...a swarm of rogue planets chanced by.' - Poul Anderson, 1967.
China's Self-Driving Electric Trucks Are Poul Anderson's Electrotrucks
   '... the trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles..' - Poul Anderson, 1956.
Vast Cosmic Structures And Spooky Alignments
   'This postulates a force-field of partly electromagnetic character, generated by gyromagnetic action within atomic nuclei near the center of the galaxy.' - Poul Anderson, 1953.
Is It Time For Lunar Farside Telescopes?
   'Mount Ambarzumian Observatory, on Farside.' - Poul Anderson, 1958.
Space Weather To Universe Weather
   'It radiates outward in a cone which, by the time it has reached our section of space, is many lightyears across.' - Poul Anderson, 1953. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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