Future Proof : The Greatest Gadgets and Gizmos Ever Imagined Paperback
by Nick Sagan
This title charts from prototype to realization the real-life technical evolution of 50 of the most poplar science-fiction inventions.
It is essential reading for the technology addict or SF film fan.Detailing the history, the reality and the tech spec of 50 of science fiction's most brilliant crime-fighting, space-travelling, remote controlled, lightspeed, artificially intelligent inventions, "Future Proof" is required reading for anyone who knows their wormhole from their black holes...It features: "Buck Rogers'" jetpack, "Jetsons" - Flying cars, "Star Trek's" transporters, "The Six Million-Dollar Man's" cyborg, "Sleeper's" Orgasmatron, "2001's" artificial intelligence, "Lost in Space's" remote controlled robots, "Vanilla Sky's" Cryonics, "Star Wars'" Warp Drives, "Back to the Future's" time travel, "Total Recall's" Terraforming, "Doctor Who's" robot pets, "Galatic Patrol's" Cybernetics, "A Fall of Moondust's" space tourism, "Stargate's" wormholes and "Brave New World's" Hypnopedia.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, colour illustrations
- Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/08/2008
- Category: Inventions & inventors
- ISBN: 9781848310049