Tuesday, 7 June 2011

A Science Fiction Dictionary

1 comment:

  1. This is an excerpt from a 1951 book.
    Too bad they couldn't post the whole thing!
    %$#@! copyrights!

    It was interesting to see antimatter referred to as 'Counterterrene'.
    When and why did the changeover occur?


    Matter transmission was mentioned, but teleportation is listed as a psychic phenomenon.


    Destruction of the earth by a comet?
    They should make a movie about that!

    My 20/20 hindsight asks if thinking robots were possible, what non-robot applications would that technology have?