ITSF Resources: Secondary Sources

A Bibliography of Future Technologies,
Probable Science Fiction, and Improbable Science: Secondary Sources

by: Jean-Louis Trudel

I. Sources: Bibliographies

Erlich, Richard D., and Thomas P. Dunn. Clockworks: A Multimedia Bibliography of Works Useful for the Study of the Human/Machine Interface in SF. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1993. 324 pages. ISBN 0-313-27305-7Fogg, Martyn J. "Planetary Engineering Bibliography", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 50, Number 3 (March 1997), pp. 117-119.

Mallove, Eugene F., and Robert L. Forward. "Bibliography of Interstellar Travel and Communication – 1", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 27, Number 12 (December 1974), pp. 921-943.

––––––, and Robert L. Forward. "Bibliography of Interstellar Travel and Communication – 2", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 28, Number 3 (March 1975), pp. 191-219.

––––––, and Robert L. Forward. "Bibliography of Interstellar Travel and Communication – 3", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 28, Number 6 (June 1975), pp. 405-434.

––––––, Robert L. Forward, and Zbigniew Paprotny. "Bibliography of Interstellar Travel and Communication – August 1975 Update", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 29, Numbers 7-8 (July-August 1976), pp. 494-517.

––––––, Robert L. Forward, and J. Lehmann. "Interstellar Travel and Communication: A Bibliography", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 33 (June 1980), pp. 201-248.

Paprotny, Z., J. Lehmann, and J. Prytz. "Interstellar Travel and Communication Bibliography; 1982 Update", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1982), pp. 311-329.

Perkins, Linda. "Nuts and Bolts: Man's Relationship with Machine Technology in Fiction", in Moccasin Telegraph, 22 (Winter 1979), pp. 53-56. ISSN 0076-9878

 

II. Sources: Science and Machine in Science Fiction

Ash, Brian. "Deus ex machina", in Faces of the Future: The Lessons of Science Fiction. London: Elek/Pemberton, 1975. 213 pages. ISBN 0-236-31004-6

Atheling, William, Jr. [James Blish] "Things Still to Come: Gadgetry and Prediction", in More Issues at Hand. Chicago: Advent Publishers, 1970, pp. 41-50. ISBN 0-911682-10-4

Benford, Gregory. "Hard Science Fiction in the Real World", Science Fiction Review 50 (Spring 1984), pp. 29-34.

Broege, Valerie. "Technology and Sexuality in Science Fiction: Creating New Erotic Interfaces", in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature. Donald Palumbo, ed. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1986, pp. 103-129. ISBN 0-313-24101-5

Carter, Paul A. The Creation of Tomorrow. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. 318 pages. ISBN 0-231-04210-8

Cunha, Fausto. "Uma Ficçcão Chamada Ciência", Vozes: Revista de Cultura, 66, Number 5 (June-July 1972), pp. 21-28.

Dunn, Thomas P., and Richard D. Erlich, eds. The Mechanical God: Machines in Science Fiction}. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1982. 284 pages. ISBN 0-313-22274-6

Erlich, Richard D., and Thomas P. Dunn, eds. Clockwork Worlds: Mechanized Environments in SF}. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1983. 366 pages. ISBN 0-313-23026-9

Giovannoli, Renato. La Scienza della Fantascienza. Milano: strumenti Bompiani, 1991. 374 pages. ISBN 88-452-1703-5

Hahn, Ronald M. "Wissenschaft & Technik = Zukunft. Geschichte und Ideologie der SF-Hefte", in Science Fiction: Theorie und Geschichte. Eike Barmeyer, ed. München: Wilhelm Fink, 1972, pp. 219-243. ISBN 3-7705-0642-1

Harrison, Harry. "Machine as Hero", in Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Robert Holdstock, ed. London: Octopus Books, 1978, pp. 86-103.

van Herp, Jacques. "Science-fiction et science", in Panorama de la science-fiction. Bruxelles: Claude Lefrancq éditeur, 1996, pp. 503-519. ISBN 2-87153-213-3

McCaffery, Larry,ed. Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of cyberpunk and postmodern science fiction. Durham: Duke University Press, 1991. 387 pages. ISBN 0-822311682

Nicholls, Peter, David Langford, and Brian Stableford. The Science in Science Fiction. New York: Alfred A.~Knopf, 1983. 208 pages. ISBN 0-394-53010-1

Parker, Helen N. Biological Themes in Modern Science Fiction. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984. 109 pages. ISBN 0-8357-1577-9

Parrinder, Patrick. "Science fiction and the scientific world-view", in

Science Fiction: A critical guide. Patrick Parrinder, ed. London: Longman, 1979, pp. 67-88.

Pehlke, Michael, and Norbert Lingfeld. Roboter und Gartenlaube: Ideologie und Unterhaltung in der Science-Fiction-Literatur}. München: Carl Hanser Verlag, 1970. 159 pages. LCCCN: 71-136002

Pierce, John J. Great Themes of Science Fiction: A Study in Imagination and Evolution}. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987. 250 pages. ISBN 0-313-25456-7

Porush, David. The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction. New York: Methuen, 1985. 244 pages. ISBN 0-416378609

Rozanova, Agnes Anatolyevna. Kosmichna tema v naukovii fantastytsi. Kiev: Tovaristvo "Znannya" Ukrainskoi RSR, 1966. 47 pages.

Scholes, Robert, and Eric S. Rabkin. "The Sciences of Science Fiction", inScience Fiction: History, Science, Vision. New York: Oxford UniversityPress, 1977, pp. 113-162. LCCCN: 76-42615

Schmidt, Stanley. "The Science in Science Fiction", in Many Futures, Many Worlds. Thomas Clareson, ed. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1977,pp. 27-49. ISBN 0-87338-199-8––––––. "Science Fiction and the Science Teacher", in Teaching Science Fiction: Education for Tomorrow. Jack Williamson, ed. Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1980, pp. 110-120. ISBN 0-913896-15-2

Schwonke, Martin. Vom Staatsroman zur science fiction; eine Untersuchung über Geschichte und Funktion der naturwissenschaftlichtechnischen Utopie. Stuttgart: F. Enke, 1957. 194 pages.

––––––. "Naturwissenschaft und Technik im utopischen Denken der Neuzeit", in Science Fiction: Theorie und Geschichte. Eike Barmeyer, ed. München: Wilhelm Fink, 1972, pp. 57-75. ISBN 3-7705-0642-1

Scortia, Thomas N. "Science Fiction as the Imaginary Experiment", in Science Fiction, Today and Tomorrow, Bretnor, Reginald, ed. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974, pp. 135-147. ISBN 0-06-010467-8

Slusser, George E., and Eric S. Rabkin, eds. Hard Science Fiction. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University press, 1986. 284 pages. ISBN 0-8093-1234-4

Warrick, Patricia S. The Cybernetic Imagination in Science Fiction. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1980. 282 pages. ISBN 0-262-23100-X

Westfahl, Gary. Cosmic Engineers: A Study of Hard Science Fiction. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996. 148 pages. ISBN 0-313297274

Yemtsev, M., and Y. Parnov, "Nauka i Fantastika", Kommunist, Number 15 (1965).

 

III. Sources: Scientific Studies of Future Technologies

A. General Science Fiction Themes

Benford, Gregory A., D. L. Book, and W. A. Newcomb. "The Tachyonic Antitelephone", Physical Review D, 2, Number 2 (15 July 1970), pp. 263-265.Bova, Ben, and Anthony R. Lewis. Space Travel: A Writer's Guide to the Science of Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest, 1997. 273 pages. ISBN 0-89879-747-0

Carrell, Christopher, ed. Beyond This Horizon: An Anthology of Science Fact and Science Fiction. Sunderland: Celfrith Press, 1973. 146 pages.

Chern, Jeng-Shing, and Donglong Sheu. "Optimal Thrust Program for Deviating an Earth-Pointing Asteroid", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 7-12 (April-June 1999), pp. 809-814.

Chiao, R. Y., A. M. Steinberg, and P. G. Kwiat. "The Photonic Tunneling Time and the Superluminal Propagation of Wave Packets", Proceedings of the Adriatico Workshop on Quantum Interferometry. DeMartini, Denardo, and Zeilinger, eds. Singapore: World Scientific, 1994, p. 258.

––––––, A. E. Kozhekin, and G. Kurizki. "Tachyonlike Excitations in Inverted Two-Level Media", Physics Review Letters, 77 (1996), p. 1254.

Cramer, John G. "The Tachyon Drive: Infinite Exhaust Velocity at Zero Energy Cost", Analog, CXIII, Number 12 (October 1993), pp. 111-115.

––––––. "The Quantum Physics of Teleportation", Analog, CXIII, Number 14 (December 1993), pp. 111-115.

––––––. "NASA Goes FTL Part 1: Wormhole Physics", Analog, CXIV, Number 15 (Mid-December 1994), pp. 118-122.

––––––. "NASA Goes FTL Part 2: Cracks in Nature's FTL Armor", Analog, CXV, Number 3 (February 1995), pp. 99-103.

––––––. "Tunneling through the Lightspeed Barrier", Analog, CXV, Number 14 (December 1995), pp. 93-97.

Davies, Paul. "Paradox Lost", New Scientist, 157, Number 2126 (21 March 1998), p. 26.

Emme, Eugene M., ed. Science Fiction and Space Futures, Past and Present. AAS History Series: Volume 5. San Diego: American Astronautical Society, 1982. 270 pages. ISBN 0-87703-172-X

Feinberg, Gerald. "Possibility of Faster-Than-Light Particles", Physical Review, 159, Number 5 (25 July 1967), pp. 1089-1105.

Finney, Ben R., and Eric M. Jones, eds. Interstellar Migration and the Human Experience. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986. 354 pages. ISBN 0-520-05878-4

Forward, Robert L. "How to Build a Time Machine", Omni, 2, Number 8 (May 1980), pp. 92-94, 122-123.

––––––. "Spin Drive to the Stars", Analog, CI, Number 5 (27 April 1981), pp. 64-70.

––––––. Future Magic. New York: Avon, 1988. 230 pages. ISBN 0-380-89814-4

––––––. "Faster-Than-Light", Analog, CXV, Number 4 (March 1995), pp. 30-50.

Gotswami, Amit and Maggie. The Cosmic Dancers: Exploring the Physics of Science Fiction. New York: Harper & Row, 1984. 292 pages. ISBN 0060150831

Jenkins, Susan, et Robert Jenkins. Life Signs: The Biology of Star Trek. New York: HarperCollins, 1998. 189 pages. ISBN 0-06-019154-6

Kennedy, DayAnn M., Stella S. Spangler, and Mary Ann Vanderwerf. Science & Technology in fact and fiction: A Guide to children's books. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1990. 319 pages. ISBN 0-835227081

Klein, Allen J. "Applications of SDI Technology in Space Propulsion", The Journal of Practical Applications in Space, 3, Number 2 (Winter 1992), pp. 49-62.

Krauss, Lawrence M. The Physics of Star Trek. New York: Basic Books, 1995. 188 pages. ISBN 0-465-00559-4

––––––. Beyond Star Trek. New York: Basic Books, 1997. 190 pages. ISBN 0-465-00637-X

Mallove, Eugene F., and Gregory L. Matloff. The Starflight Handbook: A Pioneer's Guide to Interstellar Travel. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1989. 274 pages. ISBN 0-471-61912-4

Martin, A. R., and A. Bond. "Nuclear Pulse Propulsion: a Historical Review of an Advanced Propulsion Concept", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 32 (1979), pp. 283-310.

Matloff, Gregory L. "Voyage to the Sun's Gravity Focus: The First Starship?", Analog, CXVI, Number 5 (April 1996), pp. 48-59.

Nahin, Paul J. Time Machines: Time Travel in Physics, Metaphysics, and Science Fiction. Woodbury: AIP Press, Springer-Verlag, 1999. 628 pages. ISBN 0387985719

Stewart, Ian. "The Real Physics of Time Travel", Analog, CXIV, Numbers 1-2 (January 1994), pp. 106-130.

Strong, James Godwin. Flight to the stars; an inquiry into the feasibility of interstellar flight}. London: Temple Press Books, 1965. 178 pages.

Trudel, Jean-Louis. "Quand la fiction n'est pas encore science...", imagine... 49, 10, Number 4 (September 1989), pp. 37-50.

Vance, James H. "A Method of Deep Space Propulsion", The Journal of Practical Applications in Space, 2, Number 3 (Spring 1991), pp. 105-110.

Winterberg, F. "Rocket Propulsion by Thermonuclear Micro-Bombs Ignited with Intense Relativistic Electron Beam", Raumfahrtforschung, 5 (1971), pp. 208-217.

B. Antimatter

Ashby, D. E. T. F., and C. Whitebread. Nature, 230 (1971), p. 180.

Cassenti, B. N. "Design Considerations for Relativistic Antimatter Rockets", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (September 1982), pp. 405-412.

––––––. "Optimization of Relativistic Antimatter Rockets", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 37 (November 1984), pp. 483-490.

Christopoulos, A. S., H. Hora, R. J. Stening, H. Loeb, and W. Scheid. "Geometric Limitations of the Efficient Generation of Antihydrogen in an Intense Laser Focus", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A271, (1988), pp. 178-187.

Forward, Robert L. "Antimatter Propulsion", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (September 1982), pp. 391-395.

––––––. "Antiproton Annihilation Propulsion", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 1, Number 5 (September-October 1985), pp. 370-374.

––––––, and Joel Davis. Mirror Matter. New York: Wiley Books, 1988. 262 pages. ISBN 0471628123

Gaidos, G., R. A. Lewis, K. Meyer, T. Schmidt, and G. A. Smith. "AIMStar: Antimatter Initiated Microfusion for Pre-Cursor Interstellar Missions", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 2-4 (January-February 1999), pp. 183-186.

Halyard, R. J. "Antimatter Assisted Inertial Confinement Fusion Propulsion Systems for Interstellar Missions", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 11-12 (November-December 1999), pp. 429-433.

Hora, H., and H. Loeb. Zeitschrift für Flugwissenschaft und Raumfahrtforschung, 10 (1986), p. 393.

Junker, B. R., and J. N. Bardsley. "Hydrogen-Antihydrogen Interactions", Physical Review Letters, 28, Number 19 (8 May 1972), pp. 1227-1229.

Massier, P. F. "The Need for Expanded Exploration of Matter-Antimatter Annihilation for Propulsion Application", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (September 1982), pp. 387-390.

Morgan, D. L. "Concepts for the Design of an Antimatter Annihilation Rocket", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (September 1982), pp. 405-412.

Naunberg, M., and M. A. Ruderman. Physics Letters, 22 (1966), p. 512.

Nordley, Gerald D. "Application of Antimatter-Electric Power to Interstellar Propulsion", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 43 (1990), pp. 241-258.

Papaelias, P. M., and A. Apostolakis. Earth, Moon, and Planets, 49 (1990).

Papaelias, P. M. Study of the Atom-Antiatom Cross-Section and of the Behaviour of Antimatter Meteors in the Earth's Atmosphere. Athens: Ph.D. thesis, 1983.

Puget, J. L. CERN Report No. TH1201.

Puget, J. L. Nature, Phys. Sci., 230 (1971), p. 173.

Vulpetti, G. "A Propulsion-Oriented Synthesis of the Antiproton-Nucleon Annihilation Experimental Results", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 37 (1984), pp. 124-134.

C. Light Sails

Anselmo, V. J. Derivation to Photon Force Equations for a Typical Solar Sail Material. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 900-847, 1977.

Drexler, K. E. Design of a High Performance Solar Sail System. M.I.T., Boston: M.S. thesis, 1977.

––––––. Design of a High Performance Solar Sail System. Boston: M.I.T. Space Systems Laboratory, Report 5-79, 1979.

––––––. High Performance Solar Sails and Related Reflecting Devices. New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 79-1418, 1979.

Fieseler, Paul D. "A Method for Solar Sailing in a Low Earth Orbit", Acta Astronautica, 43, Numbers 9-10 (November 1998), pp. 531-541.

Forward, Robert L. "Light-levitated Geostationary Cylindrical Orbits", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 29, Number 1 (1981), pp. 73-80.

––––––. "Roundtrip Interstellar Travel Using Laser-Pushed Lightsails", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 21, Number 2 (March-April 1984), pp. 187-195.

––––––. "Solar Photon Thruster", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 27, Number 4 (July-August 1990), pp. 411-416.

Friedman, Louis. Solar Sailing Development Program. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Report 720-9, Volume 1 (1978).

––––––. Starsailing: solar sails and interstellar space travel. New York: Wiley, 1988. 146 pages. ISBN 0471625930

Genta, Giancarlo, and Eugenio Brusa. "The Parachute Sail with Hydrostatic Beam: A New Concept for Solar Sailing", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 2-4 (January-February 1999), pp. 133-140.

Jayaraman, T. S. "Time-Optimal Orbit Transfer Trajectory for Solar Sail Spacecraft", Journal of Guidance and Control, 3, Number 6 (1980), pp. 536-542.

Landis, Geoffrey A. "Small Laser-Pushed Lightsail Interstellar Probe: A Study of Parameter Variations", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 50, Number 4 (April 1997), pp. 149-154.

Leipold, M. "To the Sun and Pluto with Solar Sails and Micro-Sciencecraft", Acta Astronautica, 45, Number 4-9 (August-November 1999), pp. 549-555.

MacNeal, R. E. "Heliogyro Dynamics", in Solar Sail Technology Readiness Report. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Report 720-1, 1977.

McInnes, Colin R., and John C. Brown. Solar Sail Dynamics with an Extended Source of Radiation Pressure. International Astronautical Federation, IAF-89-350 (October 1989).

––––––, and John C. Brown. "Terminal Velocity of a Laser-Driven Light Sail", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 27, Number 1 (January-February 1990), pp. 48-52.

––––––, and John F. L. Simmons. "Solar Sail Halo Orbits I: Heliocentric Case", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 4 (July-August 1992), pp. 466-471.

––––––, and John F. L. Simmons. "Solar Sail Halo Orbits II: Geocentric Case", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 4 (July-August 1992), pp. 472-479.

––––––. "Solar Sail Mission Applications for Non-Keplerian Orbits", Acta Astronautica, 45, Numbers 4-9 (August-November 1999), pp. 567-575.

––––––. Solar Sailing: Technology, Dynamics and Mission Applications. London: Springer, 1999. 296 pages. ISBN 185233102X

Sail Film Materials and Supporting Structures for a Solar Sail – A Preliminary Design. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Report 720-9, Volume 4, 1978

Solar Sail Missions and Systems Definition. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 760-154, 1976.

Sauer, C. G. Optimum Solar Sail Interplanetary Trajectories. New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 76-792, 1976.

Staehle, R. L. "An Expedition to Mars Employing Shuttle-Era Systems, Solar Sail and Aerocapture", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (1982), pp. 327-335.

Wright, Jerome L. Space Sailing. Yverdon: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1992. 258 pages. ISBN 2-88124-803-9

––––––, and J. Warmke. Solar Sailing Mission Applications. New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 76-808, 1976.

D. Magnetic Propulsion, Sails, and Shields

Andrews, Dana G., and Robert M. Zubrin. "Magnetic Sails and Interstellar Travel", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45, (1990), pp. 265-272.

Birch, Paul. "Radiation Shields for Ships and Settlements", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (1982), pp. 515-519.

Brown, G. V. "Magnetic Radiation Shielding", in High Magnetic Fields. H. Kolm, B. Lax, F. Bitter, and R. Mills, eds. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1962, pp. 370-378.

Cocks, Franklin Hadley. "A Deployable High Temperature Superconducting Coil (DHTSC): A Novel Concept for Producing Magnetic Shields Against Both Solar Flare and Galactic Radiation During Manned Interplanetary Missions", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44 (1991), pp. 99-102.

Levy, R. H. "Radiation Shielding of Space Vehicles by Means of Superconducting Coils", American Rocket Society Journal, (November 1961), p. 1568.

Matloff, Gregory L. "Escape from LEO: An Option for the 1990s", Analog, CXV, Number 11 (November 1995), pp. 65-73.

Minovitch, Michael A. "A Propulsion Method for Achieving Commercial Space Travel (Part 1)", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 50, Number 4 (April 1997), pp. 137-148.

––––––. "Space Travel by Travelling Magnetic Fields (Part II)", Journal of the British Interplanety Society, 50, Number 12 (December 1997), pp. 451-462.

Vulpetti, Giovanni. "A Critical Review on the Viability of a Space Propulsion Based on the Solar Wind Momentum Flux", Acta Astronautica, 32, Number 9 (September 1994), pp. 641-644.

Winglee, Robert M., John Slough, Tim Ziemba, and Anthony Goodson. "Mini-Magnetospheric Plasma Propulsion: Tapping the Energy of the Solar Wind for Spacecraft Propulsion", Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, (2000).

––––––. "Mini-Magnetospheric Plasma Propulsion (M2P2): High Speed Propulsion Sailing the Solar Wind", in Space technology and Applications International Forum–200. AIP Conference Proceedings 504, Mohamed S. El-Genk, ed. Melville: American Institute of Physics, 2000, pp. 962-967. ISBN 156396919X

Zubrin, Robert M., and D. G. Andrews. "Magnetic Sails and Interplanetary Travel", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 28, Number 2 (March-April 1991), pp. 197-203.

E. Space Lasers

"High Powered Lasers in Space", Astronautics and Aeronautics, 17 (March 1979)

Glumb, Ronald J., and Herman Krier. "Concepts and Status of Laser-Supported Rocket Propulsion", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 21, Number 1 (January-February 1984), pp. 70-79.

F.1. Interplanetary Travel: Extraterrestrial Colonies

Bennett, Gregory. "The Artemis Project: Selling the Moon", Analog, CXV, Numbers 1-2 (January 1995), pp. 180-194.

Boyd, Robert C., and Benton C. Clark. "Exploration Strategies and the Astronaut's Toolset", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45 (1992), pp. 195-202.

Clark, Benton C. "Survival and Prosperity using Regolith Resources on Mars", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 161-166.

Ehricke, K. A. "Lunar Industrialisation and Settlement – Birth of Polyglobal Civilisation", in Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century, W. W. Mendell, ed. Houston: Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1985, pp. 827-855.

King, Charles B., Ansel J. Butterfield, Warren D. Hypes, John E. Nealy, and Lisa C. Simonsens. "Lunar Habitat Concept Employing the Space Shuttle External Tank", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 27, Number 3 (May-June 1990), pp. 225-226.

Lunan, Duncan, and Gordon Dick. "Flight in Non-Terrestrial Atmospheres, or, The Hang-Glider's Guide to the Galaxy", Analog, CXIII, Numbers 1-2 (January 1993), pp. 56-77.

Meyer, T. R., and Christopher P. McKay. "The Resources of Mars for Human Settlement", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 147-160.

F.2. Interplanetary Travel: Extraterrestrial Mining

America at the Threshold: Report of the Synthesis Group on America's Space Exploration Initiative. Washington: Supt. of Docs., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991. 114+67 pages.

Andrews, Arlan, Sr. "Single Stage to Infinity", Analog, CXIII, Number 7 (June 1993), pp. 50-68.

Cole, Dandridge, and Donald W. Cox. Islands in Space: The Challenge of the Planetoids. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1964. 276 pages.

Gillett, Stephen L. "Mining the Moon", Analog, (November 1983).

Lewis, John S. Mining the Sky. Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1996. 274 pages. ISBN 0-201-47959-1

––––––, and Ruth A. Lewis. Space Resources: Breaking the Bonds of Earth. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. 418 pages. ISBN 0231064985

––––––, Mildred S. Matthews, and Mary L. Guerrieri, eds. Resources of Near-Earth Space. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1993. 977 pages. ISBN 0816514046

McKay, Mary Fae, David S. McKay, and Michael B. Duke, eds. Space Resources. NASA SP-509, 1992.

O'Leary, Brian. "Mining the Apollo and Amor Asteroids", Science, 197 (1977), pp. 363-365.

––––––. The Fertile Stars. New York: Everest House, 1981. 132 pages. ISBN 089696079X

Pioneering the Space Frontier: Report of the National Commission on Space. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 211 pages. ISBN 0553343149

Schwarz, Michael, and Paul Stares. The Exploitation of Space. London: Butterworth & Co., 1985. 175 pages. ISBN 0408227303

Sonter, Mark J. "The Technical and Economic Feasibility of Mining the Near-Earth Asteroids", Acta Astronautica, 41, Numbers 4-10 (1997), pp. 637-647.

F.3. Interplanetary Travel: Fusion Drives

Bussard, Robert W. "Fusion as Electric Propulsion", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 6, Number 5 (September-October 1990), pp. 567-574.

––––––, and L. W. Jameson. "Inertial-Electrostatic-Fusion Propulsion Spectrum: Air-Breathing to Interstellar Flight", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 11, Number 2 (1995), pp. 365-372.

Carpenter, Scott A., and Kathleen M. Brennan. "Overview and Status of a Mirror Fusion Propulsion System Design Study", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 7-12 (April-June 1999), pp. 471-506.

Kammash, Terry, and David L. Galbraith. "A Promising Fusion Approach to Advanced Space Propulsion", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 41 (1988), pp. 527-533.

Maglich, B. C. "The Migma Principle of Controlled Fusion", Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 111 (1973), pp. 213-235.

Winterberg, F. "Circular Macroparticle Accelerator: Impact Fusion Propulsion", Acta Astronautica, 32, Number 2 (February 1994), pp. 107-111.

F.4. Interplanetary Travel: Mars

Braun, Robert D., Richard W. Powell, and J. Evans Lyne. "Earth Aerobraking Strategies for Manned Return to Mars", in Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 3 (May-June 1992), pp. 297-304.

Musser, George, and Mark Alpert. "How to Go to Mars", Scientific American, 282, Number 3 (March 2000), pp. 44-51.

Oberg, James, and Buzz Aldrin. "A Bus between the Planets", Scientific American, 282, Number 3 (March 2000), pp. 58-60.

Ragsdale, R. G. "To Mars in 30 Days by Gas Core Nuclear Rockets", Astronautics and Aeronautics, 65 (January 1972).

Singer, S. Fred. "To Mars by Way of Its Moons", Scientific American, 282, Number 3 (March 2000), pp. 56-57.

Zubrin, Robert M., and David A. Baker. "Mars Direct: A Proposal for the Rapid Exploration and Colonization of the Red Planet", Analog, CXI, Numbers 8-9 (July 1991), p. 77-99.

––––––. "The Design of Lunar and Mars Transportation Systems Utilizing Extra-Terrestrial Resources", Acta Astronautica, 32, Number 9 (September 1994), pp. 617-628.

––––––, and D. Weaver. "Practical Methods for Near-Term Piloted Mars Missions", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 48, Number 7 (July 1995), pp. 287-300.

––––––, and D. Baker. "The Martian Frontier", Analog, CXV, Number 13 (November 1995), pp. 70-83.

––––––. The Case for Mars. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. 344 pages. ISBN 0-684-83550-9

––––––, ed. From Imagination to Reality: Mars Exploration Studies of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Studies. San Diego: Univelt, 1997. 2 volumes. ISBN 0877034281

––––––. "The Mars Direct Plan", Scientific American, 282, Number 3 (March 2000), pp. 52-55.

F.5. Interplanetary Travel: Space Colonies

Heppenheimer, T. A., and M. Hopkins. "Initial Space Colonisation: Concepts and R&D Aims", Astronautics and Aeronautics, 14 (1976), p. 58.

––––––. Colonies in Space. Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1977. 224 pages. ISBN 0811703975

Holbrow, Charles H., Allan M. Russell, and Gordon F. Sutton, eds. Space Colonization–Technology and the liberal arts. New York: American Institute of Physics, 1986. 153 pages. ISBN 0883183471

Johnson, Richard D., and Charles Holbrow, eds. Space Settlements: A Design Study. NASA SP-413, 1977.

O'Neill, Gerald K. "The Colonization of Space", Physics Today, 27, Number 9 (September 1974), pp. 32-40.

––––––. The High Frontier: Human colonies in space. New York: Morrow, 1976. 288 pages. ISBN 0688031331

––––––. 2081: A Hopeful View of the Future. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. 284 pages. ISBN 0671242571

Rhodes, Marvin D., Ralph W. Will, and Cuong C. Quach. "Verification Tests of Automated Robotic Assembly of Space Truss Structures", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 32, Number 4 (July-August 1995), pp. 686-696.

Stine, George Harry. The Third Industrial Revolution. New York: Ace Books, 1975. 192 pages. ISBN 0399115528

F.6. Interplanetary Travel: Space Power

Benford, James. "The Power Beaming Route to Space", Analog, CXVI, Number 14 (December 1996), pp. 34-47.

Brown, C., and P. E. Glaser. "An Electric Propulsion System from Low Earth Orbit to Geostationary Orbit Utilizing Beamed Microwave Power", Space Solar Power Review, 4, Numbers 1-2 (1983), pp. 119-129.

Canough, Gay E. "Working Up to Space Solar Power", Analog, CXIII, Number 13 (November 1993), pp. 72-85.

Hoffert, M. I., B. Heilweil, G. Miller, W. Zeigler, and M. Kadiramangalam. "Earth-to-Satellite Microwave Beams: A Non-Nuclear Approach to SDI",

Space Power (1987), p. 36.

Kost, Jay. "Power Production Platform Concept Study", The Journal of Practical Applications in Space, 2, Number 4 (Summer 1991), pp. 27-50.

F.7. Interplanetary Travel: Miscellaneous

Anderson, John D., Mark J. Lewis, Ajay P. Kothari, and Stephen Corda. "Hypersonic Waveriders for Planetary Atmospheres", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 28, Number 4 (July-August 1991), pp. 401-410.

Burrows, William. Exploring Space: Voyages in the Solar System and Beyond. New York: Random House, 1990. 502 pages. ISBN 0394569830

Cocks, Franklin Hadley. "Ultralight Reactive Metal Foams in Space: A Novel Concept", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 21, Number 5 (September-October 1984), pp. 510-512.

Forward, Robert L. "Statite: A Spacecraft That Does Not Orbit", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 28, Number 5 (September-October 1991), pp. 606-611.

––––––. "21st Century Space Propulsion", Journal of Practical Applications in Space, 2, Number 2 (Winter 1991), pp. 1-36.

––––––. "Radioisotope Sails for Deep Space Propulsion and Electrical Power", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 49 (April 1996), pp. 147-149.

Gershman, Robert, and Calina Seybold. "Propulsion Trades for Space Science Missions", Acta Astronautica, 45, Numbers 4-9 (August-November 1999), pp. 541-548.

Gnoffo, Peter A., Joseph M. Price, and Robert D. Braun. "Computation of Near-Wake, Aerobrake Flowfields", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 2 (March-April 1992), pp. 182-189.

Hamblin, W. K., and E. H. Christiansen. Exploring the Planets. Macmillan, 1990.

Kammash, T., and T. Godfroy. "An Open Cycle Gas Core Fusion Rocket for Space Exploration", Acta Astronautica, 41, Numbers 4-10 (1997), pp. 229-237.

Landis, Geoffrey A. "Onward to the Pole!", Analog, CXIX, Number 6 (June 1999), pp. 44-53.

Latner, Alexis Glynn. "Catching the Wind from the Sun", Analog, CXVIII, Number 11 (November 1998), pp. 34-42.

Lewis, Mark J., and Angus D. McRonald. "Design of Hypersonic Waveriders for Aeroassisted Interplanetary Trajectories", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 5 (September-October 1992), pp. 653-660.

Ligon, Tom. "Prospectus", Analog, CXVI, Numbers 8-9 (July 1996), pp. 110-125.

––––––. "The World's Simplest Fusion Reactor", Analog, CXVIII, Number 12 (December 1998), pp. 40-53.

McRonald, Angus D., and James E. Randolph. "Hypersonic Maneuvering for Augmenting Planetary Gravity Assist", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 2 (March-April 1992), pp. 216-222.

Preble, J. C., and A. C. Tribble. "Small Solar Probe", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 33, Number 5 (September-October 1996), pp. 729-733.

Randolph, James E., and Angus D. McRonald. "Solar System `Fast Mission' Trajectories Using Aerogravity Assist", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 2 (March-April 1992), pp. 223-232.

Schmidt, Stanley, and Robert M. Zubrin. Islands in the Sky: Bold New Ideas for Colonizing Space. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. 266 pages. ISBN 0-471-13561-5

Shimizu, Morio, Katsuya Itoh, Hitoshi Sato, Tadayuki Fujii, Tadashi Igarashi, and Ken-Ichi Okamoto. "Solar Thermal Thruster Made of Single Crystal Molybdenum", Acta Astronautica, 41, Number 1 (July 1997), pp. 23-28.

Winterberg, F. "Nuclear Rocket Propulsion Principle", Acta Astronautica,

32, Number 6 (June 1994), pp. 459-462.

––––––. "Overcoming the Specific Power Limitations of Nuclear Electric Propulsion by Laser Radiators", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, Number 1 (July 1997), pp. 29-33.

Zubrin, Robert M. "Nuclear Rocketry Using Indigenous Propellants: The Key to the Solar System", Analog, (March 1990).

––––––. "Nuclear Salt Water Rockets: High Thrust at 10,000 sec Isp", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44, (1991), pp. 371-376.

––––––, and Mitchell Burnside Clapp. "Black Horse: One Stop to Orbit", Analog, CXV, Number 7 (June 1995), pp. 63-82.

G.1. Interstellar Travel: Ramjets

Bussard, R. "Galactic Matter and Interstellar Flight", Acta Astronautica, VI (1960), pp. 179-195.

Dyson, Freeman J. "Interstellar Transport", Physics Today, 21, Number 10 (October 1968), pp. 41-45.

Jackson, A. A. "Some Considerations on the Antimatter and Fusion Ram Augmented Interstellar Rockets", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 33 (1980), pp. 117-120.

Martin, A. R. "Some Limitations of the Interstellar Ramjet", Spaceflight, 15, Number 1 (1972), pp. 21-25.

––––––. "Magnetic Intake Limitations on Interstellar Ramjets", Astronautica Acta, 18 (1973), pp. 1-10.

Matloff, Gregory L., and Alphonsus J. Fennelly. "A Superconducting Ion Scoop and its Application to Interstellar Flight", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 27 (1974), pp. 663-673.

––––––. "Interstellar Applications and Limitations of Several Electrostatic/Electromagnetic Ion Collection Techniques", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 30, Number 6 (June 1977), pp. 213-222.

Whitmire, D. "Relativistic Spaceflight and the Catalytic Nuclear Ramjet",

Acta Astronautica, 2 (1975), pp. 497-509.

––––––, and A. A. Jackson, IV. "Laser Powered Interstellar Ramjet", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 30, Number 6 (June 1977), pp. 223-226.

G.2. Interstellar Travel: Miscellaneous

Anderson, John L. "Roadmap to a Star", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 2-4 (January-February 1999), pp. 91-97.

Davis, E. W. "Interstellar Travel by Means of Wormhole Induction Propulsion (WHIP)", Space technology and Applications International Forum–1998. AIP Conference Proceedings 420. Woodbury: American Institute of Physics, 1997, pp. 1502-1508. ISBN 1563967472

Crawford, I. A. "Interstellar travel: a review for astronomers", Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 31, (1990), pp. 377-400.

Forward, Robert L. "Starwisp: An Ultra-Light Interstellar Probe", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 22, Number 3 (May-June 1985), pp. 345-350.

––––––. "Feasibility of interstellar travel: a review", in Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 39 (1986), pp. 379-384.

––––––. "Advanced space propulsion", in Aerospace America (July 1990).

Hansson, P. A. "To the Stars with the Cytoskeleton?", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45 (1992), pp. 415-420.

Heidmann, Jean, and Claudio Maccone. "ASTROSAIL and SETISAIL: Two ExtraSolar System Missions to the Sun's gravitational focuses", Acta Astronautica, 32, Number 5 (May 1994), pp. 409-410.

Jaffee, Leonard D., C. Ivie, J. C. Lewis, R. Lipes, H. N. Norton, J. W. Stearns, L. D. Stimpson, and P. Weissman. "An Interstellar Precursor Mission", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 33, Number 1 (January 1980), pp. 3-26.

Jastrow, Robert. Journey to the Stars: Space Exploration – Tomorrow and Beyond. New York: Bantam Books, 1989. 214 pages. ISBN 0-553-05386-8

Jones, Eric M., and Ben R. Finney. "Interstellar Nomads", Space Manufacturing 1983; Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, 53 (1983), pp. 357-374.

––––––. "Fastships and Nomads: Two Roads to the Stars", in Interstellar Migration and the Human Experience (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986), pp. 88-103.

Landis, Geoffrey A. "Beamed Energy Propulsion for Practical Interstellar Flight", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 11-12 (November-December 1999), pp. 420-423.

Maccone, Claudio. The Sun as a Gravitational Lens: Proposed Space Missions. Colorado Springs: IPI Press, 1997.

––––––. "Tethered System to Get Magnified Radio Pictures of the Galactic Center from a Distance of 550 AU", Acta Astronautica, 45, Number 2 (July 1999), pp. 109-114.

Martin, A. R., ed. Project Daedalus: the final report on the BIS starship study / Project Daedalus Study Group. London: Space Educational Aids Ltd., 1978. 192 pages.

Matloff, Gregory L., and Kelly Parks. "Interstellar Gravity Assist Propulsion: A Correction and New Application", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 41 (1988), pp. 519-526.

Molhant, Norman. "Irons-nous visiter les étoiles?", Galaxies 3 (December 1996), pp. 125-136.

––––––. "Irons-nous visiter les étoiles? (Deuxième partie)", Galaxies 4 (March 1997), pp. 121-129.

Morgan, J. A. "Neutrino Propulsion for Interstellar Spacecraft", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 11-12 (November-December 1999), pp. 424-428.

Stephenson, David G. "Comets and Interstellar Travel", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1983), pp. 210-214.

Subotowicz, M. "Energy for Interstellar Flights Delivered Through Nuclear Matter Compression in Heavy Nuclei Collisions and in Muon Catalysed `Cold' Fusion in Compressed Hydrogen", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 39 (1986), pp. 312-316.

Vulpetti, Giovanni. "On the Viability of Interstellar Flight", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 7-12 (April-June 1999), pp. 769-792.

––––––. "Problems and Perspectives in Interstellar Exploration", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 9-10 (September-October 1999), pp. 307-323.

Zubrin, Robert M. "How to Find a Starship", Analog, CXIV, Number 10 (August 1994), pp. 68-79.

––––––. "The Use of Currently Unknown Near-Solar Stellar Objects in Facilitating Interstellar Missions", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 48 (1995), pp. 467-474.

H. Orbital Towers

Artsutanov, Y. "V kozmos na electrovoze", Komsomolska Pravda (31 July 1960).

Birch, Paul. "Orbital Ring Systems and Jacob's Ladders – I", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (1982), pp. 475-497.

––––––. "Orbital Ring Systems and Jacob's Ladders – II", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1983), pp. 115-128.

––––––. "Orbital Ring Systems and Jacob's Ladders – III", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1983), pp. 231-238.

––––––. "Dynamic Compression Members", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 501-508.

––––––. "Supramundane Planets", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44 (1991), pp. 169-182.

Clarke, Arthur C. "The Space Elevator: `Thought experiment', or key to the universe?", Earth Oriented Application of Space Technology. Volume I. London: Pergamon Press, 1981, pp. 39-48.

Hyde, Roderick A. "Earthbreak: A Review of Earth-to-space transportation", in Energy in Physics, War and Peace. A Festschrift Celebrating Edward Teller's 80th Birthday. H. Mark and L. Wood, eds. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, pp. 283-307.

Isaacs, John D., Allyn C. Vine, Hugh Bradner, and George E. Bachus. "Satellite Elongation into a True `Skyhook' ", Science, 151 (11 February 1966), pp. 682-683.

––––––. "Sky-Hook", Science, 152 (6 May 1966), p. 800.

Landis, Geoffrey A., and Craig Cafarelli. "The Tsiolkovski Tower Re-Examined", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 5-6 (May-June 1999), pp. 175-180.

Lvov, V. "Sky-hook: Old idea", Science, 158 (17 November 1967), pp. 946-947.

Moravec, Hans. "A non-synchronous orbital skyhook", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 25 (October-December 1977), p. 307.

Moss, Richard A. "Use of a superconductor cable to levitate an earth-tethered platform", Journal of Astro. Sci., 37, Number 4 (1989), pp. 465-475.

Pearson, Jerome. "The orbital tower: a spacecraft launcher using the Earth's rotational energy", Acta Astronautica, 2 (1975), pp. 785-799.

––––––. "Low-Cost Launch System and Orbital Fuel Depot", Acta Astronautica, 19, Number 4 (1989), pp. 315-320.

Raos, Predrag. "The Synchrodyne – A Dynamically Supported Skyhook. Part I. Steady State", Acta Astronautica, 45, Number 3 (August 1999), pp. 143-153.

Sheffield, Charles. "How to Build a Beanstalk", Destinies, 1, Number 4 (August-September 1979), pp. 41-68.

Tsiolkovsky, K. E. Grezy o Zemle i nebe (i) na Veste. Acad. Sci., USSR 35 (1959)

Zubrin, Robert M. "The hypersonic skyhook", Analog, CXIII, Number 11 (September 1993), pp. 60-70.

I. Nanotechnology

Freitas, Robert A., Jr. "The Future of Computers", Analog, CXVI, Number 4 (March 1996), pp. 57-73.

Gillett, Stephen L. "The Environment, Technology Drivers, and Nanotechnology",

Analog, CXIV, Number 13 (November 1994), pp. 54-69.

––––––. "Near-Term Nanotechnology", Analog, CXVIII, Number 10 (October 1998), pp. 26-37.

Santoli, Salvatore. "Nano-to-Micro Integrated Single-Electron Biomacromolecular Electronics for Miniaturized Robotic `Untethered Flying Observers' ", Acta Astronautica, 41, Numbers 4-10 (1997), pp. 279-287.

––––––. "Molecular Nanotechnology – Rethinking Chemistry, Computation and Interstellar Flight", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, Numbers 9-10 (September-October 1999), pp. 336-342.

Terra, Richard. "Working Molecules: Progress Toward Nanotechnology", Analog, CXII, Number 12 (October 1993), pp. 44-67.

Washington, M. Todd. "Protein and Protein Engineering: The Wet Side of Nanotechnology", Analog, CXX, Number 3 (March 2000), pp. 21-30.

J. Negative Matter Space Drive

Bondi, H. "Negative Mass in General Relativity", Reviews of Modern Physics, 29 (1957), pp. 423-428.

Bonnor, W. B., and N. S. Swaminarayan. "An Exact Solution for Uniformly Accelerated Particles in General Relativity", Zeitschrift für Physik, 177 (1964), pp. 240-256.

Forward, Robert L. "Far Out Physics", Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, 95, Number 8 (August 1975), pp. 147-166.

––––––. "Negative Matter Propulsion", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 6, Number 1 (January-February 1990), pp. 28-37.

Landis, Geoffrey A. "Comments on Negative Mass Propulsion", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 7, Number 2 (March-April 1991), p. 304.

Terletskii, Yakov P. "Negative Masses and the Energy-Sources of the Universe", Experimentelle Technik der Physik, 29 (1981), pp. 331-332.

K. Tethers

Anderson, Loren A., and Michael H. Haddock. "Tethered Elevator Design for Space Station", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 2 (March-April 1992), pp. 233-238.

Angrilli, F., R. Da Forno, F. Reccanello, A. Zago, and G. Fanti. "Effects of Severed Tethers in Space", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 34, Number 2 (March-April 1997), pp. 239-245.

Biswell, Brian L., and Jordi Puig-Suari. "Lifting Body Effects on the Equilibrium Orientation of Tethers in the Atmosphere", Acta Astronautica, 45, Numbers 9-10 (November 1998), pp. 521-529.

Brown, Kenneth G., Leonard T. Melfi Jr., Billy T. Upchurch, and George M. Wood Jr. "Downward-Deployed Tethered Satellite Systems, Measurement Techniques, and Instrumentation: A Review", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 5 (September-October 1992), pp. 671-677.

Kalantzis, S., V. J. Modi, S. Pradhan, and A. K. Misra. "Dynamics and control of multibody tethered systems", Acta Astronautica, 42, Number 9 (May 1998), pp. 503-517.

Landis, Geoffrey. "Magnetobraking for Mars Return Vehicles", Acta Astronautica, 32, Number 12 (December 1994), pp. 829-833.

Longuski, J. M., S. G. Tragesser, and J. Puig-Suari. "Characterization of the Optimal Mass Problem for Aerobraking Tethers", Acta Astronautica, 44, Numbers 5-6 (March 1999), pp. 227-241.

Santangelo, Andrew Dominic, and Glen E. Johnson. "Optimal Wing Configuration of a Tethered Satellite System in Free Molecular Flow", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 29, Number 5 (September-October 1992), pp. 668-670.

Vashi, Bharat I., and Nagendra Singh. "Current Collection by a Long Conducting Cylinder in a Flowing Magnetized Plasma", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 28, Number 5 (September-October 1991), pp. 592-598.

Williams, John D., and Paul J. Wilbur. "Experimental Study of Plasma Contactor Phenomena", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 27, Number 6 (November-December 1990), pp. 634-641.

Zubrin, Robert. "The Hypersonic Skyhook", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 48, Number 3 (March 1995), pp. 123-128.

L. Pellet Propulsion

Nordley, G. David. "Beamriders", Analog, CXIX, Numbers 7-8 (July-August 1999), pp. 50-65.

Ouzidane, Malika, Clifford E. Singer, and Lawrence A. Bergman. "Spaceborne Centrifugal Relays for Spacecraft Propulsion", Acta Astronautica, 41, Number 1 (July 1997), pp. 35-42.

Singer, Clifford E. "Interstellar Propulsion Using a Pellet Stream for Momentum Transfer", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 33 (1980), pp. 107-115.

M.1. Terraforming: Venus

Adelman, S. J. "Can Venus be transformed into an Earth-like planet?", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (1982), pp. 3-8.

Birch, Paul. "Terraforming Venus Quickly", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44 (1991), pp. 157-167.

Fogg, Martyn J. "The Terraforming of Venus", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 40 (1987), pp. 551-564.

Freitas, R. A., Jr. "Terraforming Mars and Venus using Machine Self-Replicating Systems (SRS)", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1983), pp. 139-142.

Gillett, Stephen L. "Establishment and Stabilization of Earthlike Conditions on Venus", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society,

44 (1991), pp. 151-156.

––––––. "Diamond Ether, Nanotechnology–and Venus", Analog, CXIX, Number 11 (November 1999), pp. 38-46.

Smith, A. G. "Transforming Venus by induced overturn", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 571-576.

M.2. Terraforming: Mars

Birch, P. "Terraforming Mars Quickly", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45, (August 1992), pp. 331-340.

Fogg, Martyn J. "A Synergistic Approach to Terraforming Mars", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45, (August 1992), pp. 315-329.

Freitas, R. A., Jr. "Terraforming Mars and Venus using Machine Self-Replicating Systems (SRS)", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 36 (1983), pp. 139-142.

Lovelock, J. E., and M. Allaby. The Greening of Mars. New York: Warner, 1984. 165 pages. ISBN 0312350244

McKay, Christopher P. "Terraforming Mars", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35 (1982), pp. 427-433.

––––––, and W. Davis. "Duration of Liquid Water Habitats on Early Mars", Icarus, 90 (1991), pp. 214-221.

––––––, Owen B. Toon, and James F. Kasting. "Making Mars habitable", Nature, 352 (8 August 1991), pp. 489-496.

Mole, Robert Alan. "Terraforming Mars with Four War-Surplus Bombs", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 48, Number 7 (July 1995), pp. 321-324.

Pollack, James B., and Carl Sagan. "Planetary Engineering", in Resources of Near-Earth Space. John S. Lewis and Mildred Matthews, eds. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1993, pp. 921-950.

Sagan, Carl. "Planetary Engineering on Mars", Icarus, 20 (1973), pp. 513-514.

Zubrin, Robert M., and Christopher P. McKay. "Terraforming Mars", Analog,

CXIV, Number 5 (April 1994), pp. 70-87.

M.3. Terraforming: Miscellaneous

Doyle, Laurance R., John Billingham, and Donald L. Devincenzi. "Circumstellar Habitable Zones: An Overview", Acta Astronautica, 42, Numbers 10-12 (May-June 1998), pp. 599-605.

Fogg, Martyn J. "Solar Exchange as a Means of Ensuring the Long Term Habitability of the Earth", Specul. Sci. Technol., 12, (1989), pp. 153-157.

––––––. "Terraforming, As Part of a Strategy for Interstellar Colonisation", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44 (1991), pp. 183-192.

––––––. "An Estimate of the Prevalence of Biocompatible and Habitable Planets", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45, (1992), pp. 3-12.

––––––. Terraforming: engineering planetary environments. Warrendale: Society of Automotive Engineers, 1995. 544 pages. ISBN 1560916095

Gillett, Stephen L. "Carbonosis: Organic Desiccation and the Fermi Paradox", Analog, CXIII, Number 4 (March 1993), pp. 74-84.

Hoffman, Paul F., and Daniel P. Schrag. "Snowball Earth", Scientific American, 282, Number 1 (January 2000), pp. 68-75.

Kasting, J. F. "Runaway and Moist Greenhouse Atmospheres and the Evolution of Earth and Venus", Icarus}, 74, (1988), pp. 472-494.

Ksanfomality, L. V. "Problem of Habitation on Planetary Systems of Red Dwarf Stars", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 39 (1986), pp. 416-417.

Lesney, Mark S. "Biology at the Extremes: For Terraforming and Beyond",

Analog, CVII, Number 12 (December 1997), pp. 41-58.

Morgan, Charles R. "Terraforming with Nanotechnology", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 47 (1994), pp. 311-318.

Oberg, James. New Earths. New York: New American Library, 1983. 283 pages. ISBN 0452006236

Papagiannis, Michael D. "What Makes a Planet Habitable, and How to Search for Habitable Planets in Other Solar Systems", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 45 (1992), pp. 227-230.

Rampino, Michael R., and Ken Caldeira. "The Goldilocks Problem: Climatic Evolution and Long-Term Habitability of Terrestrial Planets", Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 32 (1994), pp. 83-114.

Taube, M. "Future of the Terrestrial Civilization over a Period of Billions of Years", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 35, (1982), pp. 219-225.

N. Warp Drives and Tunnels

Alcubierre, Miguel. "The Warp Drive: Hyper-fast Travel within General Relativity", Classical and Quantum Gravity, 11, (1994), L73-L77.

Cramer, John G. "The Alcubierre Warp Drive", Analog, CXVI, Number 13 (November 1996), pp. 82-85.

––––––. "The Krasnikov Tube: A Subway to the Stars", Analog, CXVII, Number 10 (1997), pp. 90-94.

––––––. "The Micro-Warp Drive", Analog, CXX, Number 2 (February 2000), pp. 58-60, 78.

Deser, S. et al. "Physical Cosmic Strings Do Not Generate Closed Timelike Curves", Physical Review Letters, 68 (January 1992), pp. 267-269.

Donaldson, Thomas. "The Holes of Space-Time", Analog, CXIII, Numbers 8-9 (July 1993), pp. 122-135.

Ford, Lawrence H., and Thomas A. Roman. "Quantum Field Theory Constrains Traversable Wormhole Geometries", Physical Review D, 53, Number 10 (15 May 1996), pp. 5496-5507.

––––––. "Negative Energy, Wormholes and Warp Drive", Scientific American, 282, Number 1 (January 2000), pp. 46-53.

Forward, Robert L. "Spinning New Realities", Science 80, Number 1 (December 1980), pp. 40-49.

––––––. "Space Warps: A Review of one form of propulsionless transport", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 533-542.

Gott, J. R. "Closed Timelike Curves Produced by Pairs of Moving Cosmic Strings: Exact Solution", Physical Review Letters, 66 (March 1991), pp. 1126-1129.

Krasnikov, S. V. "Causality Violations and Paradoxes", Physical Review D, 55, Number 6 (1997), pp. 3427-3430.

Morris, Michael S., Kip S. Thorne, and Ulvi Yurtsever. "Wormholes, Time Machines, and the Weak Energy Condition", Physical Review Letters, 61, Number 13 (26 September 1988), pp. 1446-1449.

Penrose, Roger. "Twisting Round Space-Time", New Scientist, 82, Number 1157 (31 May 1979), pp. 734-737.

Pfenning, M. J., and Lawrence H. Ford. "The Unphysical Nature of Warp Drive", Classical and Quantum Gravity, 14, Number 7 (July 1997), pp. 1743-1751.

Tipler, Frank J. "Rotating Cylinders and the Possibility of Global Causality Violation", Physical Review D, 9, Number 8 (1974), pp. 2203-2220.

––––––. "Energy conditions and spacetime singularities", Physical Review D, 17, Number 10 (15 May 1978), pp. 2521-2528.

Travis, John. "Could a Pair of Cosmic Strings Open a Route into the Past", Science, 256 (April 1992), pp. 179-180.

O. Antigravity

Cramer, John G. "Antigravity Sightings", Analog, CXVI, Number 3 (March 1997), pp. 100-104.

Forward, Robert L. "Antigravity", Proceedings: Institute of RadioEngineers, 49, Number 9 (September 1961), p. 1442.––––––. "Guidelines to Antigravity", American Journal of Physics, 31 (March 1963), pp. 166-170.

––––––. "Flattening Spacetime Near the Earth", Physical Review D, 26 (15 August 1982), pp. 735-744.

Li, N., D. Noever, T. Robertson, R. Koczor, and W. Brantley. "Static Test for a Gravitational Force Coupled to Type II YBCO Superconductors", Physica C, 281, (1997), pp. 260-267.

Podkletnov, E., and R. Nieminen. "A Possibility of Gravitational Force Shielding by Bulk YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconductor", Physica C, 203 (1992), pp. 441-444.

P. Quantum Vacuum Energy

Cole, D., and Puthoff. "Extracting Energy and Heat from the Vacuum", Physical Review E, 48, (1993), pp. 1562-1565.

Forward, Robert L. "Extracting Electrical Energy from the Vacuum by Cohesion of Charged Foliated Conductors", Physical Review B, 30 (15 August 1984), pp. 1700-1702.

Froning, H. D., Jr. "Use of Vacuum Energies for Interstellar Space Flight",

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 39 (1986), pp. 410-416.

Millis, Marc G. "Challenge to Create the Space Drive", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 13 (1997), pp. 577-582.

Milonni, Peter W. The Quantum Vacuum: An Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics. Boston: Academic Press, 1994. 522 pages.

Q. Solettas and Solar Screens

Early, J. T. "Space Based Solar Shield to Offset Greenhouse Effect", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 42 (1989), pp. 567-569.

Ehricke, K. A. "Contributions of Space Reflector Technology to Food Production, Local Weather Manipulation and Energy Supply, 1985-2020", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 34 (1981), pp. 511-518.

Hudson, H. S. "A Space Parasol as a Countermeasure against the Greenhouse Effect", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 44 (1991), pp. 139-141.

 

IV. Sources: Manuals to Science Fictional Technologies

Babcock, III, L. Ross, ed. Star Trek: Ship Construction Manual. Chicago: FASA Corporation, 1985. 80 pages. ISBN 0-931787-14-9

––––––. Star Trek: Federation Ship Recognition Manual. Chicago: FASA Corporation, 1985. 42 pages. ISBN 0-931787-42-4

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