Four human crewmen are stranded light-years from earth when their ship is damaged; the novel tells the how they cope while attempting repairs.
A collection of the greatest science fiction stories and novellas from the year 1943, with notes by Asimov. A great selection, with many excellent authors and stories represented.
For the first time in billions of years, a new human is born. More importantly, he’s the first person in billions of years with the driving curiosity to leave his utopian city.
Scientist Kelvin arrives at his research station to find things amiss: the sentient ocean he’s to study is sending human simulacra dredged from the scientists’ memories.
Human clones are sent from Earth as test dummies to colonize a habitable planet in Tau Ceti, overcoming a number of technological and pscyhological hurdles.
The coming-of-age of one alien warrior, and the acculturation of one human soldier, set to the epic backdrop of recent galactic war and inter-species intrigue.
Genius biochemist gives cells sentience, injects them into his body rather than pitch them like his boss ordered. Hilarity ensues. Chilling look at the apocalypse and/or transcendence of the human body.
Heinlein’s “The Door Into Summer” is highly regarded as one of the all-time classic time travel stories, and one of Heinlein’s early-career masterpieces. Does it still hold up, sixty-plus years after the fact, and is its acclaim warranted in the first place?