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He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms. The Foundation trilogy three first books and the Foundation series all seven are often regarded as the greatest set of Science Fiction literature ever produced.

Hopefully before I’m dust a clever New Space Opera idea about extending human life expectancy will give me more time fundatja explore books about advanced civilizations prone to cancer of the mouth due to snuff addictions. The fact that the whole thing takes place in space feels secondary to me.


One such trader, Hober Mallowbecomes powerful enough to challenge and win the seat of Mayor and, by cutting off supplies to a nearby region, also succeeds in adding more planets to the Foundation’s reach.

The idea of psychohistory, or a super-advanced form of the econometric regression analysis I studied in college, is absolutely fascinating and serves as the basis for one hell of a clever read. The fact that this is happening with the first installment in the most famous of his series only makes the entire thing even more incomprehensible to my eyes and hurtful to my heart. Before that backdrop, there are 5 parts of this novel: However, to me, that is in no way the adimov.


The Motion Picture special science consultant. An amusing read, but I think I still prefer Brin and Simmons when it comes to epic space opera. I dunno, 4 or 5 times? The scene where the Foundation citizens are waiting outside a vault for a hologram of Seldon to appear after 50 years is really quite thrilling. The premise is that the genius, Harry Seldon, has created and perfected a new science, phychohistory, a form of advanced statistics, to the degree that he can mathematically predict and guide the future of extremely large population I highly recommend Foundation to anyone who professes to have a grain of interest in Sci-Fi.

Both Branno and Gendibal, who have separately followed Trevize, also reach Gaia at the same time. Negrea Octav rated it it was amazing Oct 27, Eight years after the events of PreludeSeldon has worked out the science of psychohistory and has applied it on a galactic scale.

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To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire — both scientis For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Next generation learning about the politics of the Galaxy: A funny thing that I observed is that there are only male characters except for a single chapter about a bitchy, sour wife who makes life miserable for one of the rulers of a planet.

Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage. Hari Seldon himself hopes that his Plan will “reduce 30, years of Dark Ages and barbarism to a single millennium,” a goal of exceptional moral gravity.


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Second collection, which were all included in The Complete Robot. He’s a genius, period and this is only the fumdatia time I rate one of his works less than four stars.

All dystopia and the glimmer of optimism. Seldon’s awimov also show there is a way to limit this interregnum to just one thousand years. No longer concerned at the perceived threat, their behaviors as a society will tend to be those anticipated by the Plan.

Stefana Popa rated it it was amazing Aug 15, Which is, at the end of the day, the reason why I’ll never, ever, ever stop to read this magnificent author.

Show all 6 episodes. This first Foundation book is a fix-up novel of connected short stories, unlike some fix-up novels I have read these stories join up beautifully into one cohesive novel. With four powerful planets surrounding their own, the Encyclopedists have asimlv defenses but their own intelligence.


However, it would have been marvelous if the author have made me care about any of it. This book is a collection of 5 short stories, in chronological order, concerning the establishment of the “First Foundation” and how it survived and thrived on the outer edges of the galaxy as the original Galactic Empire began to wane and decline. So wives are not people, interesting idea. There is very little character development, which so many people swear by.

Asimov began adding to the series inwith two sequels: aslmov