Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Top 10 Sci-Fi Predictions That Became Science Fact

Top 10 Sci-Fi Predictions That Became Science FactPredictions most of the times are all bunches of lies and failures but when it comes to the world of Science some predictions really came to life and became Science facts. Some of the products of these predictions are really helping us people of Earth today.

Products of prediction included for this top ten article are the lunar exploration done by Apollo 11 of USA, scuba diving, credit cards, robots, dvd/cd, cctv, genetic engineering, geosynchronous satellites and the internet.

Now, have some time to read and check out the 10 listed predictions that became Science fact below. Here is your top 10 list.

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TOP : 10
Prediction : Lunar Exploration
Explanation : Johannes Kepler first thought this might happen as far back as 1634.

Lunar Exploration
Lunar Exploration

TOP : 9
Prediction : Scuba Diving
Explanation : This was first conceived by Jules Verne in 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea in 1870.

Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving

TOP : 8
Prediction : Credit Cards
Explanation : Cash cards were predicted in Edward Bellamy's "Looking Backwards" in 1888.

Credit Cards
Credit Cards

TOP : 7
Prediction : Robots
Explanation : Although the idea of mechanical servants can be traced to Greek Mythology, the term robot as we understand it was first coined in 1920 by Karel Capek.

Aibo - Sony's pet robot
Aibo - Sony's pet robot

TOP : 6
Prediction : DVDs and CDs
Explanation : The storage of records on metallic discs was a feature of EE Smith's text "Triplanetary" back in 1934.

DVDs and CDs
DVDs and CDs

TOP : 5
Prediction : The video iPod/iPad
Explanation : HG Wells made reference to a device that had a flat square with vividly colored moving pictures in the book "When The Sleeper Wakes" in 1899.

The video iPod/iPad
The video iPod/iPad

TOP : 4
Prediction : CCTV
Explanation : CCTV cameras were dreamt up by George Orwell back in 1949 in his book "1984".

CCTV camera
CCTV camera

TOP : 3
Prediction : Geosynchronous Satellites
Explanation : Predicted by Arthur C. Clarke "Extra-Terrestrial Relays" in Wireless World magazine in 1945.

Geosynchronous Satellites
Geosynchronous Satellites

TOP : 2
Prediction : Genetic Engineering
Explanation : In his 1932 book "Brave New World", Aldous Huxley wrote about a world where human genes could be manipulated and babies artificially conceived.

Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering

TOP : 1
Prediction : The Internet
Explanation : In "From the London Times of 1904" Mark Twain imagined a global communication network where people could talk and see each other.

The Internet
The Internet

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Please be noted that the top 10 that we are including here in our blog are all unofficial rankings unless otherwise noted. Most of the top ten lists are based on Google search results and collected mainly from different blogs and websites around the internet world.

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