Some body had the... "In genius" Mind to come up with the idea to move stuff like it was nothing, like just by thinking about it it will move itself. Notice how they put it in movies. Have you ever seen a Fiction movie from the past that allows a accurate description of the future?
haha, the writer of tintin had drawn a vehicle with which you could go to the moon.
it had the shape of a rocket. few years after that the spaceshuttle came.
there are so many other things that have been in a sci-fi movie or whatever a story first and then it has been made.