Fictional technology
Fictional technology is an umbrella term for technological processes and devices that don't exist in reality, proposed or described in many different contexts:Examples of such fictional technologies a...
Orgasmatron
The orgasmatron is a fictional electromechanical device that appears in the 1973 movie Sleeper, which also shows the effects of a related device, an orgasmic orb. Similar devices have appeared in othe...
List of mutagens in fiction
Mutagens, agents that change the genetic material of an organism and increase the frequency of mutations above the natural background level, are a popular plot device in science fiction and video game...
List of mutagens in fiction - Wikipedia
Star Rigger
A Star rigger is a person in author Jeffrey Carver's Star Rigger universe books who pilots a spacecraft through the hyperspace realm known as "the Flux."
Ships can be piloted by a solo rigger, or ...
Smartwheels
Snow Crash is Neal Stephenson's third novel, published in 1992. Like many of Stephenson's other novels it covers history, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, religion, computer science, politics, ...
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Artificial gravity
Artificial gravity is the theoretical increase or decrease of apparent gravity (g-force) via artificial means, particularly in space, but also on Earth. It can be practically achieved by the use of di...
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Space warfare in fiction
Space warfare has served as a central theme within the science-fiction genre. One can trace its roots back to classical times, and to the "future war" novels of the nineteenth century. An interplaneta...
Danger Room
The Danger Room is a fictional training facility built for the X-Men of Marvel Comics as part of the various incarnations of the X-Mansion.
An obstacle course in which the X-Men train appears in T...
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Weapons in science fiction
Strange and exotic weapons are a recurring theme in science fiction. In some cases, weapons first introduced in science fiction have now been made a reality. Other science fiction weapons remain purel...
Lemarchand's box
Lemarchand's box is a fictional lock puzzle or puzzle box appearing in horror stories by Clive Barker, or in works based on his original stories. The best known of these boxes is the Lament Configurat...
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Cryptex
The word cryptex is a neologism coined by the author Dan Brown for his 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code, denoting a portable vault used to hide secret messages. It is a combination of the words cryptology...
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Anti-gravity
Anti-gravity is an idea of creating a place or object that is free from the force of gravity. It does not refer to the lack of weight under gravity experienced in free fall or orbit, or to balancing t...
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Psychohistory (fictional)
Psychohistory is a fictional science in Isaac Asimov's Foundation universe which combines history, sociology, and mathematical statistics to make general predictions about the future behavior of very ...
Technology of Robotech
Several fictional technologies are utilized in the Robotech adaptation of three Japanese animated series.
In the science-fiction anime television series Robotech, the Reflex Cannon is an ultra-pow...
S.P.I.N. (Super-Power-Inhibiting Nanobots) Technology
S.P.I.N. (Super-Power-Inhibiting Nanobots) Technology or S.P.I.N. Tech is a fictional type of nanotechnology found in Marvel Comics.
S.P.I.N. Tech was first mentioned in Avengers: The Initiative #...
Resizing (fiction)
Resizing (including size-changing, miniaturization, growth, shrinking, and enlargement) is a recurring theme in fiction, in particular in fairy tales, fantasy, and science fiction.
There are many...
Kardashev scale
The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization's level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to utilize. The scale has three designated catego...
Monomolecular wire
Monomolecular wire (not to be confused with "monofilament" wire or line) is a fictional wire, often used as a weapon, consisting of single strand of strongly bonded molecules, like carbon nanotubes. I...
Knightmare Frame
Knightmare Frames (ナイトメアフレーム, Naitomea Furēmu), or simply Knightmares, officially designated as the Humanoid Autonomous Armored Knight, are a form of mecha in the Sunrise anime series Code Gea...
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DeLorean time machine
The DeLorean time machine is a fictional automobile-based time travel device featured in the Back to the Future franchise. In the feature film series, Dr. Emmett Brown builds a time machine from a DeL...
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Odor amplifier
The odor amplifier is a fictional invention that is described in the 1970 novel Principles of American Nuclear Chemistry: A Novel, by mechanical engineer Thomas A. McMahon. In the novel, it is invente...
Electric Pentacle
The "electric pentacle" is a fictional electronic device invented by author William Hope Hodgson and used in several of his short stories about Carnacki the Ghost-Finder.The device consists of a serie...
Turboencabulator
The turboencabulator or turbo-encabulator (and its later incarnation, the retroencabulator or retro-encabulator) is a fictional machine whose alleged existence became an in-joke and subject of profess...
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Technology of The Saga of Seven Suns
The technology of The Saga of Seven Suns is a key aspect of the fictional setting of The Saga of Seven Suns series of science fiction novels written by Kevin J. Anderson. In this series, humans have c...