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Helicopters on Mars

Helicopters on Mars – Dream On When I was growing up in in the back streets of Stockport UK, I was given a present of ‘Stand by for Mars’ featuring Tom Corbett, the space cadet. This was my first introduction to Science Fiction. Well over 50 years later, the book is still going strong, albeit…

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Micro Air Vehicles [MAV]

An early blog this month as Christmas is rapidly approaching, and two paranormal mystery authors to check out. Introduction In my Sci-Fi novel ‘Milijun’ a very small flying robot or MAV is used to access the Eucla military base in Australia. In today’s parlance, if they have a flapping wing, these vehicles are called Biomimetic…

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Nanotechnology and the future

In my novel ‘Milijun’ the research involves the use of nanotechnology to enhance the mental capabilities of Laura and Jason Sinclair. This month I thought it would be interesting to have a first look at where nanotechnologies in the real world are leading us, and what role they could play in our future. What is…

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Teleportation

Definition The ability to move instantaneously from one location to another without physically occupying the space in between. Introduction The scientists in Sci Fi thriller ‘Milijun’ have developed the means of teleportation over short distances, a technology which Laura Sinclair is able to use to some effect in the story. This begs the question –…

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