"Every scientist worth his salt that I know of has read science fiction."
This device is used several times in Dune; in the quote given below, the Duke Atreides and his staff are in conference after taking the fief of Dune:
The glossary of terms at the back of the novel states that a solido is a three dimensional image using the 360 degree image imprinted on a shigawire reel, adding that "Ixian solido projectors are commonly considered the best" - essential information for those of you shopping today on Ebay.
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