Moving Spirit
"Moving Spirit" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1957. The story within a comic story is narrated by Harry Purvis, who is called to assist a scientist relative of his in a trial. The scientist has been brought before the court on charges of illegally brewing liquor. Purvis manages to get him acquitted, by arguing that he was actually working on a fictional "osmotic bomb." Purvis demonstrates this bomb by exploding it in the courtroom, thus "accidentally" destroying all the evidence. However, the scientist is later booked for driving under the influence.
Moving Spirit
"Moving Spirit" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1957. The story within a comic story is narrated by Harry Purvis, who is called to assist a scientist relative of his in a trial. The scientist has been brought before the court on charges of illegally brewing liquor. Purvis manages to get him acquitted, by arguing that he was actually working on a fictional "osmotic bomb." Purvis demonstrates this bomb by exploding it in the courtroom, thus "accidentally" destroying all the evidence. However, the scientist is later booked for driving under the influence.