• Title: Popular Mechanics The Amazing Weapons That Never Were: Robots, Flying TanksOther Machines of War
  • Author: Gregory Benford
  • ISBN: 9781588168627
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Popular Mechanics The Amazing Weapons That Never Were Robots Flying TanksOther Machines of War Between and scientists and military experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics about the future of warfare Some of those prophecies were downright nuts while others veered e
    Between 1910 and 1970, scientists and military experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics about the future of warfare Some of those prophecies were downright nuts, while others veered eerily close to reality This collection of vintage articles, with their stunning original art, will spark the imagination of every military buff, retrophile, and futurist AnBetween 1910 and 1970, scientists and military experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics about the future of warfare Some of those prophecies were downright nuts, while others veered eerily close to reality This collection of vintage articles, with their stunning original art, will spark the imagination of every military buff, retrophile, and futurist And the jacket unfolds into an amazing 24 x 19 poster of fantastic machines, blasters, and flying tanks Astrophysics professor, science fiction author, and NASA advisor Gregory Benford provides an introduction to every chapter.

    One Reply to “Popular Mechanics The Amazing Weapons That Never Were: Robots, Flying TanksOther Machines of War”

    1. This book contains predictions of weapons that people once thought would be created in the near future that would revolutionize war. The predictions where made between the 1910s and the 1960s. Some are outlandish and some not so much.While interesting, it was more of a book to skim through than one that you would read straight through. I was disappointed to learn that it didn't cover more modern day "amazing" weapons that were nothing more than a drain on the federal budgets, like the Strategic [...]

    2. A nice selection of articles and art from the pages of Popular Mechanics. Sequel to The Wonderful Future That Never Was.

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