When science fiction becomes hard science...

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When science fiction becomes hard science...

Postby bretonlass » Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:50 am

Apparently, the NASA has created the first-ever tricorder.

For more info, head here and there.

We're not quite at the medical diagnosis scan level yet, but it's just nifty all the same. As a certain someone said, one small step for a man...

Technology has truly advanced in leaps and bounds since Roddenberry's original series.


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Postby Windwalker » Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:59 am

If you go discipline by discipline, the technological advances have been quite astonishing. The big bumps (space travel, beating dementia and cancer...) are another matter!
For I come from an ardent race
That has subsisted on defiance and visions.

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