12 staples of modern sci-fi (with unbelievably old origins)

"There's nothing new under the sun" isn't just the mantra of the unimaginative. In fact, many elements of modern sci-fi date back hundreds, even thousands, of years. We took a look at a dozen sci-fi tropes that are around today yet had their origins an impressively long time ago.

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