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  • This is an early Victorian "spindizzy" which lifted the city of Mantua into space for a short time.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • His "spindizzy" motors used a little-known law of physics (still undiscovered) to create their own gravity and their own motive force.

    A Hole In Space

  • Then, abruptly, the hypothesis and the mathematicians had their first innings; From the many pages of symbols and the mumbled discussions of the possible field-strength of a single electronic pole in rotation, the DillonWagonner gr'vitron polarity generator-almost immediately dubbed the "spindizzy" in honor of what it did - to electron rotation-sprang as if full-born.

    Cities In Flight

  • A couple of pilots had gone nuts in the "spindizzy," and remembering his own feelings as he watched the sky go by, it was easy to understand.

    Slingshot

  • A device called a "spindizzy" produced a force-field dome over earth cities (and also allowed them to defy gravity and take off into space!) (Cities in FLight cover)

    Science Fiction in the News

  • Strictly as a matter of record: spindizzy spells off and on since Tuesday at last; also allergic reaction last night.

    Monday!

  • As such, in my own personal book, the spindizzy and those floating cities are great.

    REVIEW: Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said by Philip K. Dick

  • A little tipsified, fine, but the whole spindizzy in the bathroom toilet passout God WHOOPS * yurf* has lost whatever faint charm it originally possessed.

    Skin The Sun, Fall Asleep, Wish Away, The Soul Is cheap

  • I sat thinking of a seraph crucified of an aspiration's whisper of deathless men in spindizzy flight

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Because the spindizzy motors worked better for higher mass, his vehicles tended to be big.

    A Hole In Space

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