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.
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.
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.
There are people with long range radios, and sub-etherics, even. Forbidden by law, but that gets broken.
any evidence 1948
George O. Smith, "The Trans-Galactic Twins"
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