Category Archives: Physics

Land of the Shadow Dragons, by Eando Binder

Just a reminder again that I’ll (hopefully) have a book out on the history and physics of invisibility next year, so keep an eye out! Here we have a first in our discussion of invisibility in fiction — a sequel! … Continue reading

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The Invisible Bomber, by Lieutenant John Pease

Still more invisibility in fiction to come! It seems like an almost endless subject. I didn’t have particularly high expectations for this next story. “The Invisible Bomber,” by Lieutenant John Pease, appeared in the June 1938 issue of Amazing Stories. … Continue reading

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The Man Who Could Vanish, by A. Hyatt Verrill

Yet another invisibility story! It is simply amazing how many of these are out there. And I haven’t even really looked past the year 1960. If you look at the cover of the January 1927 issue of Amazing Stories, you … Continue reading

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The Invisible World, by Ed Earl Repp

Have we found the ultimate invisibility story? Read on… In hindsight, I should have realized that I would find a story that takes invisibility to the extreme! Once we’ve had invisible people, invisible monsters, and invisible cities, it was inevitable … Continue reading

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Salvage in Space, by Jack Williamson

Yep, I’ve still got more invisibility stories to discuss! In fact, I found 4 more through searching old magazines today. Reminder that I’ll have a book on the history of invisibility physics coming out next year! Although invisibility is a … Continue reading

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The Radiant Shell, by Paul Ernst

Another invisibility story! The number and variety of stories continues to amaze me. You know what we haven’t really seen yet? A good invisible spy story! “Raiders Invisible” came close, but its invisible spies were the bad guys; we need … Continue reading

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The Attack From Space, by Captain S.P. Meek

Yet another blog post about invisibility in fiction! Just as a reminder, this is to celebrate the completion of my book draft on the history of invisibility physics, coming next year (I hope). Let me recap and build upon a … Continue reading

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Beyond the Spectrum, by Arthur Leo Zagat

Yet another post of invisibility fiction, driven by all the stories I found while researching my invisibility book! Here we have a curious case: an invisibility story written by a lawyer-turned-author, Arthur Leo Zagat (1896-1949)! Zagat wrote for many pulp … Continue reading

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The Invisible Robinhood, by Eando Binder

Okay, this story seemed at first to be a pretty silly and stupid invisibility tale, but it leads down a fascinating historical rabbit hole. So follow along… The setting: the city, late at night. A young couple in love are … Continue reading

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Beyond Power of Man, by Paul Ernst

Continuing my run of stories of invisibility to celebrate finishing the draft of my book on the history and physics of invisibility! I probably should’ve waited to do this until my book is actually out… ah, well. With so many … Continue reading

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