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"Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can't talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful."
- Philip K. Dick

Mass-Conversion Ship  
  A spacecraft that uses the ultimate in fuel sources.  

"The latest development is the mass-conversion ship, such as the Mayflower, and it may be the final development — a mass-conversion ship is theoretically capable of approaching the speed of light."
From Farmer in the Sky, by Robert Heinlein.
Published by Scribners in 1950
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