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Science fiction breaks free from fantasy

August 29, 2009 | Comment icon 5 comments



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Physicist Dr Michio Kaku has said that the world of science fiction may be a lot closer than fantasy to reality, with technologies such as invisibility cloaks, teleportation and time travel no longer being limited to movies and books.
Renowned physicist Dr Michio Kaku says that the world of science fiction may be closer to reality than fantasy. So if you thought that invisibility cloaks, time travel and teleportation were for the silver screen only, think again.


Source: BBC News | Comments (5)


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Comment icon #1 Posted by PotterManiac 13 years ago
So if you thought that invisibility cloaks, time travel and teleportation were for the silver screen only, think again. Well, that would certainly make revolution! According to Dr Kaku, most of what we see on the silver screen is possible - it is just a question of time. We knew that....from the rate at which the world is growing! Star Trek spacecraft use invisibility shields, and Harry Potter would have struggled in his battle against Lord Voldemort without his invisibility cloak. Well, he ought to have mentioned Wells' Invisible Man! "Remember Captain Kirk consists of 50 trillion cells, so a... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by Exterminator 13 years ago
I loved Michio Kaku's Physics of the Impossible! "Unless there is a law of physics explicitly preventing a new phenomenon, we eventually find that it exists." "Anything that is not impossible is mandatory!" No wonder all these sci-fi things will become a part of our daily life. But it will take a lot of time for a Class 0 civilization like us to achieve such things.
Comment icon #3 Posted by MysteryVy 13 years ago
such a captivating headline deion, i had to say
Comment icon #4 Posted by brlesq1 13 years ago
Haven't read this one, but I've always found Dr. Kaku fascinating.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Blueguardian 13 years ago
Teleportation technology still has a long way to go, who knows how stable it would be if it did come into existence.


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