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OSMO (Osmic Mobile Observers)
UAV with the ability to "smell" their human quarry.
(From Quantico [2007] by Greg Bear)
Midge
A very small flapping wing UAV that can be carried by a larger flying device.
(From Quantico [2007] by Greg Bear)
Superscraper
Buildings that are hundreds of stories tall.
(From New York 2140 [2017] by Kim Stanley Robinson)
Wristpad
A tablet computer worn on the wrist.
(From New York 2140 [2017] by Kim Stanley Robinson)
Earther
A person born on planet Earth.
(From Make Mine Mars [1952] by C.M. Kornbluth)
Hotello
A portable room within a room.
(From New York 2140 [2017] by Kim Stanley Robinson)
Black square
A device for secret communication.
(From God Emperor of Dune [1981] by Frank Herbert)
Ridulian Crystal Sheets
Exceptionally strong, surpassingly thin material.
(From God Emperor of Dune [1981] by Frank Herbert)
Face-Plate
The transparent front of a space suit helmet.
(From Skylark Three [1930] by E.E. 'Doc' Smith)
Helix Gun
A device for capturing ferrous meteors.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Meteor Miner
Someone who roams the solar system, hunting for metal in meteors.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Osprey Space Armor
Space suit you can live in.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Life-Tubes
Escape pods for space ships.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Dictatel
A thought-based dictating machine.
(From God Emperor of Dune [1981] by Frank Herbert)
Sandtrout Glove
A living glove, formed of live creatures.
(From Children of Dune [1976] by Frank Herbert)
Spectro-Flash Analysis
Device for determining the content of meteorites.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Asteroid Rocket
An engine attached to an asteroid to drive it through space.
(From Salvage in Space [1933] by Jack Williamson)
Law of Contact
Non-interference in the development of other worlds.
(From Orphans of the Void [1952] by Orville Shaara)
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