Gernsback

Gernsback
/ˈgɜnzbæk/ (say 'gernzbak)

noun
Hugo, 1884–1967, Luxembourg-born US science fiction author and editor; founded the magazine Amazing Stories in 1926.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Gernsback — (Hugo) (1884 1967) ingénieur et écrivain américain d origine luxembourgeoise. Il énonça le principe du radar et de la triode à cristal. On lui doit le terme science fiction (1911) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gernsback — Hugo Gernsback (* 16. August 1884 in Luxemburg; † 19. August 1967 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Verleger und Science Fiction Autor. Leben und Werk Gernsback, (ursprünglich Gernsbacher) wanderte 1905 in die USA ein. Er heiratete… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gernsback — /gerrnz bak/, n. Hugo, 1884 1967, U.S. publisher and inventor, born in Belgium: a pioneer in science fiction publishing. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gernsback — /gerrnz bak/, n. Hugo, 1884 1967, U.S. publisher and inventor, born in Belgium: a pioneer in science fiction publishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gernsback (crater) — lunar crater data latitude=36.5 N or S=S longitude=99.7 E or W=E diameter=48 km depth= Unknown colong=261 eponym=Hugo GernsbackGernsback is a lunar crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located in the northeastern part of the uneven Mare… …   Wikipedia

  • Gernsback, Hugo — ▪ American inventor and publisher born Aug. 16, 1884, Luxembourg, Lux. died Aug. 19, 1967, New York City, N.Y., U.S.       American inventor and publisher who was largely responsible for the establishment of science fiction as an independent… …   Universalium

  • Hugo Gernsback — Infobox Writer name = Hugo Gernsback caption = pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|1884|8|16 birthplace = Luxembourg City deathdate = death date and age|1967|8|19|1884|8|16 deathplace = New York City, New York occupation = Editor, Publisher,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugo Gernsback — à Manhattan, il synchronise le son de la radio avec les images. Nom de naissance Hugo Gernsbach …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hugo Gernsback — (* 16. August 1884 in Luxemburg; † 19. August 1967 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Verleger und Science Fiction Autor. Leben und Werk Gernsback (ursprünglich Gernsbacher), im Stadtteil Bonneweg der Luxemburgischen Hauptstadt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • The Gernsback Continuum — Infobox short story | name = The Gernsback Continuum title orig = translator = author = William Gibson country = Canada language = English series = Burning Chrome genre = Science fiction, cyberpunk short story publication type = Anthology… …   Wikipedia

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