7 Sci Fi Predictions That Came True | Frankenstein Nailed It

Bonnier Popular Science
12/12/2019 | 5 min | NOT-RATED
The future might already be written. Cheer, shudder, or eye-roll in disgust, but history shows that what awaits us is often spelled out in the pages of science fiction. The genre's predictive track record stretches thousands of years. Here's a glimpse of what sci-fi writers of the past got right:1) Defibrillators (Frankenstein)2) Space Stations (The Brick Moon)3) Machine Learning (Erewhon)4) Lab-grown Meat (Mizora)5) Long-term Heat Storage (Sultana's Dream)6) TASERs (Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle)7) Portable Audio (Fahrenheit 451)Learn more: http://pops.ci/scifinailedSUBSCRIBE! for more Popular Science on YouTube ►► http://pops.ci/yt-sub--Producer/Video by: Jason LedermanNarrator: Jess BoddyResearcher: Matt Hongoltz-HeltingCameras:Canon EOS C100 - https://amzn.to/2M6RVejCanon EOS 5D Mark III - https://amzn.to/2WpqRuCAdditional equipment:Canon EF50mm Lens - https://amzn.to/2VZHdKYCanon Zoom Lens EF24-105mm - https://amzn.to/2HALQ5FSachtler Ace XL Tripod System - https://amzn.to/30JxjMsSennheiser EW100ENG G3 Camera Wireless Mic Kit - https://amzn.to/30GRXN0Litepanels Astra E 1x1 Daylight LED Panel - https://amzn.to/2K0ptIkLowepro Magnum 650 AW Shoulder Bag - https://amzn.to/2Wg8DMfThe North Face Base Camp Duffel - https://amzn.to/2wjQbUeMusic: APM MusicSpecial Thanks: Dan Rockmore, National Museum of American History, Case Western Reserve University Archives, Drake Landing Media: Star Trek (1967) CBS, Frankenstein (1931) Universal Pictures,Mosa Meat, Department of Defense, NASA, RosCosmos, Libraryof Congress, Wikimedia Commons, Prelinger Archives, Pixabay, Pexels Additional Media: https://www.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/ibm700series/impacts/CC BY-SA 2.0: https://flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/23611354806/https://flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/44626722875/--GET MORE POPULAR SCIENCEhttps://www.popsci.comE-mail newsletter: http://pops.ci/enewsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/popsciTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/popsciInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/popsciFlipboard: https://flipboard.com/@PopularSciencePodcasts: https://www.popsci.com/popular-science-podcasts#scifi #sciencefiction #predictions #frankenstein #maryshelley #defibrillators #claudebeck #brickmoon #edwardeveretthale #spacestation #nasa #roscosmos #satellite #erewhon #samuelbutler #machinelearning #ai #arthursamuel #alphago #deepmind #google #go #mizora #marybradleylane #marybradley #utopia #female #labgrownmeat #meat #lab #burger #sultanasdream #winter #sun #heat #drakeslanding #alberta #canada #taser #tomswift #electricrifle #victorappleton #jackcover #portableaudio #fahrenheit451 #raybradbury #thimbleradio #tr1