a device which uses sub-ether (esp. with allusion to a supposed means of faster-than-light communication)
If I remain on Trenda, I may learn the answer to the atomic engines and sub-etherics.
Trans-Galactic Twins in Thrilling Wonder Stories June 18/2
But then any insistence he made as to the science of sub-etherics and the functions thereof would be immediately discounted as the ravings of a sick mind.
Trans-Galactic Twins in Thrilling Wonder Stories June 27/2
In a case such as theirs, then, there was little or no chance that another ship would come within range of their subetherics except for the most improbable of coincidences.
Youth in Space Science Fiction May 76/2
There are people with long range radios, and sub-etherics, even. Forbidden by law, but that gets broken.
Stark Refuge in Science Fiction Adventures Nov.–Dec. 86
any evidence 1948
George O. Smith, "The Trans-Galactic Twins"
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a 1952 cite from Isaac Asimov's "Youth".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1948 cite from George O. Smith's "The Trans-Galactic Twins".
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