Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in 1884 by Seeley & Co. of London. Written pseudonymously by “A Square”, the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella’s more enduring contribution…
Morning flight to Hades now in Paperback!
… in Amazon. One beautiful morning, Simos accidentally leaves his body. His soul abandons Earth and heads for the Moon where it wanders across vast, bleak landscapes. Is he perhaps dead, condemned to live for ever in the eternal prison of Hades?
The Last Question (by Isaak Asimov)
Another great short story. You can listen to this here or read it online here. By Asimov’s words: “This is by far my favorite story of all those I have written.After all, I undertook to tell several trillion years of human history in the space of a shortstory and I leave it to you as…
The Egg (2009 short story) by Andy Weir
What a story! I had previously played with the exact thought but could not find the reason. Read on, just 5 minutes if you read really slowly… και στα Ελληνικά!
How life begun on Earth? Well I do not know how life begun in general but specifically for Earth I tend to believe on the theory of Panspermia, ie that life was created somewhere else and then traveled to earth through asteroids. The main reason I believe that this is true is that there is…