5 everyday technologies inspired by sci-fi | FantaScientifico ! | Scoop.it

Sci-fi is more than just a popular genre of fiction. It can also give an amazingly accurate insight into the future.


Science fiction isn't all phalanxes of tentacled aliens and star ship battles. In fact, from the creative brains of science-fiction writers and directors have come some of the 21st century's most important technologies. Engineers, it seems, sometimes need the imaginative spark of the non-scientist to germinate an idea.


1) Lasers;


2) Satellites;


3) Tablets,


4) Debit cards;


5) Smartphones;



Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-10-everyday-technologies-sci-fi.html

Via Sakis Koukouvis