December 10, 2019

Worlds by Joe Haldeman

Worlds posits a near future vision of humanity; in it, humans have harnessed and carved out settlements on several asteroids, known as “Worlds”.

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Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke

  OK, Arthur C. Clarke merits two “great” entries.  One of my favorite authors since I was a teenager, he has the uncommon knack of making real science come alive. The scenario presented by Clarke in Rendezvous is a highly pausible one; I’d place a private bet that it would be the most likely situation if First Contact with an extraterrestrial civilization was made face to face. [Read more...]