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"People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research. I just enjoy reading the stuff, and some of it sticks in my mind and fits into the stories."
- Frederik Pohl

Gravity neutralizing paint  
  Paint or coating that neutralized the effects of gravity on whatever it was painted on.  

The bar itself was an incredibly ancient sheet of transparent plastic, stained and chipped and yellow with age. Its n-grav coat had faded from one end; bricks now propped it up. The drink mixer had long since fallen apart. Only wine and beer were served. No living man knew how to mix the simplest drink.
From Last of the Masters, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by Orbit Science Fiction in 1954
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Compare to the gravity neutralizing disks from the 1937 classic story Fessenden's Worlds, by Edmond Hamilton and the gravity web from Whipping Star, the 1969 novel by Frank Herbert.

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