Looking for title and author of a sci-fi story I read as a child. It involves a man who discovers he can see and affect the electromagnetic spectrum, and teleport in stressful situations. I recall him being called a "radionucleonic man" by a future woman in the story.

Other thing I remember the character was given a a capsule which subliminally gave him coordinates to teleport into the future.

  • About what year did you read this? – James Jenkins Nov 4 '13 at 16:01
  • 1980's I think though the book might have been from the 50'-60's from the language and syntax used. – user19424 Nov 6 '13 at 2:52
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    Not The Stars My Destination, right? – Mr Lister Nov 6 '13 at 20:21
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    This is a duplicate: Time War by Lin Carter, 1974, Dell Publishing. – jhpace1 Dec 24 '15 at 0:32
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    @jhpace1 We don’t close story ID questions as dupes unless we have explicit confirmation from both OPs; in this case, neither OP has confirmed they were looking for Time War. – alexwlchan Dec 24 '15 at 14:12

As indicated by jhpace1 above, this might be a duplication of the question at Soldier teleports himself out of a tank using his mind; discovers he's from the future where the answer was Time War by Lin Carter.

Book cover

Time War by Lin Carter, 1974, Dell Publishing.

John Lux was an electronic scientist, a level-headed industrialist, an ordinary twentieth-century man--at least he thought he was an ordinary man
...until he discovered he could teleport himself
...until he discovered that forces 200,000 years beyond his time were trying to destroy him
...until he discovered that civilization of the future was being pampered into extinction in a kindergarten world and he was the only man in all eternity who could save it.
But until John discovered how to use his dormant neuro-radionic powers, he was a helpless pawn in a time war--and both he and the planet were doomed...

As you can see, he can teleport himself. He's referred to as having "neuro-radionic powers", and he travels to the future. jhpace1's answer also describes the device being provided with coordinates to the future.

  • This is it! Time War! You have made my Christmas. – user19424 Dec 25 '15 at 12:25

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