If they had known psionics, their children would never have relapsed into savagery.
Greatest Invention in Astounding Science Fiction July 79/1
Stripped of all those mechanisms that many million minds had helped to make, he couldn’t hope to do much with his own small smattering of neutrionics and psionics.
Man Down in Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 112/1
Seems that gravitics is the key to everything. It would lead to the addition of one more item to the Unified Field—what we now call psychic energy, or ‘psionics’.
More Than Human 206
Our independent research has taught us just enough about psionics to show we can’t imagine its potentialities.
Martyr in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Mar. 6/2
At the very least, it can lead to stories that are filled with jargon such as space warp, psionics, antigravs, droids and such.
Craft of Writing Science Fiction That Sells vi. 43
‘A mind mage?’ he asked quietly, a Luskar slang for those rare and reputably powerful practitioners of the concentration art known as psionics. ‘A monk?’
Pirate King (2009) xv. 185
J. Williamson 'The Greatest Invention'
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a 1952 cite from Jack Williamson's "Man Down".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1951 cite from Jack Williamson's "The Greatest Invention".
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2008 cite from R. A. Salvatore.
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