In the world of science fiction, a seemingly endless variety of cool futuristic devices and vehicles can be seen. From jet packs and flying vehicles to laser shields and invisibility cloaks, each device helps make a story more exciting and imaginative. What if these items were in real life? It could happen someday! Explore how scientists are making progress toward real-life versions of famous science-fiction devices. Discover the limits of today's research and learn what new technologies will be needed. Young readers will be fascinated by this look at futuristic science and technology.