Often attrib. Rare.
The engine room of the Inquisitor was provided with two contra-field generators, each of sufficient power to support the vessel when fully loaded. These generators were of the most improved type, and were connected to fore and aft pole pieces from whence the contra-gravity flux emanated.
The big armor-tender vibrated, gently and not unpleasantly, as the contragravity field alternated on and off. Ibid. People came to Niflheim, and worked the mines and uranium refineries and chemical plants, but they did so inside power-driven and contragravity-lifted armor, and they lived on artificial satellites two thousand miles off-planet.
The other office also returned, bringing a portable viewscreen with him on a contragravity-lifter.
You have endless power, can control atomic and molecular structure, process metals, set up impenetrable barriers, create contragravity, [etc.].
I firmly believe that before long man will acquire the ability to build an electromagnetic contra-gravity mechanism that works.
For the final descent, Haddad had also equipped us with contragravity harnesses, military-issue ones as worn by mekbi troopers rather than the superior variety used by Princes.
Harl Vincent, in Amazing Stories
Also suggested by David Starner, who has a cite from the 1988 GURPS Space Roleplaying game handbook.
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