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When science fiction becomes hard science...

Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:50 am
by bretonlass
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.


Eloise :)

Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:59 am
by Windwalker
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!