The Technology of the Small
carried into space on the Endeavor and may one day travel to Saturn and beyond.
Nano-technology--or microscopic technology--has been a premise in many SFR novels, but what about the techonology of the merely small? Thousands of marble-sized probes could be launched into space by a single rocket and sent to planets, asteroids, comets or other bodies to gather data. Might we one day send one to the nearest star? The nearest known planet outside the Solar System? Into a Black Hole?
What other ideas does the Technology of the Small inspire for you?