Image size. Comments Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Sign In. Very mysterious and beautiful. Featured: [link]. Ninver Writer. Beautiful, though unlike some of your others, I find the figure kind of distracting. Still awesome. Pierke Professional Photographer. Really, really nice indeed.
Yet I can't help but agree with people saying it would look even better without the character Of course, the picture would lose its meaning, then. I can't believe that there are only two pages of comments for this This is what I would want in an artwork, though I guess I have a different sort of art that I like. Stunned, grief-stricken, and outraged, Biron is determined to uncover the reasons behind his father's death. This science fiction novel describes the epic voyage of the spacecraft Leonora Christine.
From practically the very first minute, Tau Zero sets scientific realities in dramatic tension with the very real emotional and psychological states of the travelers, exploring the effect of time contraction due to traveling at near-light speed on the human psyche. This tension is a dynamic that Anderson explores with great success over the course of the novel, as 50 crewmembers settle in for the long journey together. First prize in the Skyway Soap slogan contest was an all-expenses-paid trip to the moon. The consolation prize was an authenticspace suit, and when scientifically minded high school senior Kip Russell wonit, he knew for certain he would use it one day to make a sojourn of his own tothe stars.
But "one day" comes sooner than he thinks when he tries the suit on in his backyard - and finds himself worlds away, a prisoner aboard a space pirate's ship. Red Mars is praised by scientists for its detailed visions of future technology.
It is also hailed by authors and critics for its vivid characters and dramatic conflicts. For centuries, the red planet has enticed the people of Earth.
Now an international group of scientists has colonized Mars. Leaving Earth forever, these people have traveled nine months to reach their new home.
This is the remarkable story of the world they create - and the hidden power struggles of those who want to control it. For dinosaurs, it was a big rock. When the Earth is hit by the greatest CME in recorded history several times larger than the Carrington Event of , the combined societies of the planet's most developed nations struggle to adapt to a life thrust back into the Dark Ages.
In the United States, the military scrambles to speed the nation's recovery on multiple fronts including putting down riots, establishing relief camps, delivering medical aid, and bringing communication and travel back on line. Just as a real foothold is established in retaking the skies utilizing existing commercial aircraft supplemented by military resources and ground control systems , a mysterious virus takes hold of the population, spreading globally over the very flight routes that the survivors fought so hard to rebuild.
It was later expanded into the novel of the same name. Not bad but if you are looking for the book, keep in mind that this is the original short story. This is one of my favorite books, I thought it would be fun listening to it.
I don't know why but the names are changed and the story is different, though the same premise. Do not buy this version. It is not nearly as good and it's not the original story.
The Songs of Distant Earth is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke, based upon his short story of the same title. He stated that it. The Songs of Distant Earth is the 16th album by Mike Oldfield, released in by Warner Music. It is based on Arthur C. Clarke's science fiction novel The.
I guess somebody thought they could do better with Arthur C. Clarke's story. Very disappointing. Best parts of story were cut out.
Mike didn't actually play, but the whole track was and included video footage projected onto the inside roof. Please try again later. Apart from that, a great album. So physicists were extremely puzzled when they discovered certain nuclear reactions in which, after all the fragments were added up, something seemed to be missing on one side of the equation. Electronic , Rock.
Having read the book the ending was totally changed. Your audiobook is waiting…. The Songs of Distant Earth. By: Arthur C. Narrated by: Jonathan Davis.
This work contains examples of: Cool Starship : The Magellan is powered by zero-point energy. Its only weakness is the interstellar medium; at a sizeable chunk of the speed of light, every atom of super-rarefied interstellar hydrogen is a dangerous cosmic ray. They protect themselves with a great big ablative shield of And even with the ice shield, they limit its cruising speed to only 0. Everyone Is Bi : In the movie outline and the novel, to varying degrees.
In the novel it's fairly common for someone to have had sexual relations with both genders -- but apart from some Ho Yay between the hero Loren and his love interest's brother Kumar, there's very little of it shown with the main characters. The movie outline goes further: in this version, the hero Falcon meets a young couple Loren male and Marissa female , and they all fall in love with each other.
Free-Love Future : The Thalassan colony has somehow done away with jealousy and clinginess. The book implies that that happened because the historical library placed aboard their colony starship had been judiciously edited to eliminate all the bad chapters from human history.
Not quite "lost" as they knew it was there, but due to the limitations of slower-than-light communication the colony could only send messages sporadically to Earth being 50 light years away. Everybody on Earth thinks some calamity befell the colony and killed everyone; in truth, the Thalassans just consider repairing the dish to be a low priority, and never got around to it.