15 sci-fi predictions that came true (15 photos)

In our time, science fiction is no longer a fantasy. Due to rapidly developing technologies, yesterday's science fiction is becoming science fact. Here are a few fantastic stories that have become true ...



 
Space rocket



Jules Verne became famous for his 1865 book "From the Earth to the Moon" - one of the earliest representatives of modern science fiction. But this futuristic prediction proved remarkably accurate, anticipating the lunar modules, solar sails, and even landing a man on the moon - a hundred years before this "small step for man" became a reality.

Satellites



Legend of science fiction Arthur C. Clarke once said that any sufficiently advanced technology is by its very nature is indistinguishable from magic. Imagine that a person has the power to make its voice heard at the same time all over the planet. Magic ... or just a communications satellite? In the decade prior to their appearance, Clark described the communication satellites in the book "A world without wires».

Submarines



When the book by Jules Verne's "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" was published in 1870, the submarines already existed a hundred years. They are more or less (probably less) were successfully used during the Civil War, but the inventors could not figure out how to get them to move only with the help of human power. "Nautilus" Verne became an inspiration in many ways it resembles a modern ballistic submarine with an independent propulsion system. And that was not all that he was able to predict the Jules Verne - portable diving system for Captain Nemo was a prototype of the modern scuba gear.

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