By Ben Bova
But not anything Has Changed.
"The Earth has been poisoned through toxins, choked through overpopulation, and ravaged by way of the senseless greed of power-hungry organizations. a delicate peace is threatened by way of landless revolutionaries and worldwide anarchy turns out imminent.
Yet a unmarried ray of desire remains..."
Island One is a celestial utopia, and David Adams is its such a lot ideal creation—a guy with a mind as complicated as any computing device and a physique freed from human frailties. yet David is a prisoner—a captive of the colony that created him—destined to spend the times of his existence in an island-sized cylinder that circles a doomed and determined domestic planet. hundreds of thousands of miles lower than him, a global trembles; its humans recoil in terror and depression in anticipation of an coming near near apocalypse. And as Earth's obstacles, destiny has solid one remarkable human within the function of savior. For David Adams has a plan—one that may finally make sure the salvation of his species... or its annihilation.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ben Bova, six-time Hugo Award winner and writer of greater than 80 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, has been concerned about technology and excessive expertise because the starting of the distance software. previously president of Science-fiction and delusion Writers of the USA and President Emeritus of the nationwide area Society, Bova is a common commentator on radio and tv, and a well-liked lecturer. He has additionally been an editor and an govt within the aerospace industry.
His novels, comparable to Mars, The Exiles Trilogy, and The Grand journey sequence, mix romance, experience, and medical accuracy to discover the influence of technological advancements on contributors and on society as a complete. His nonfiction books, reminiscent of Welcome to Moonbase and guaranteed Survival, exhibit how glossy know-how can be utilized to resolve fiscal, social and political problems.
Bova has taught technology fiction writing at Harvard college and on the Hayden Planetarium in manhattan urban. He lectures usually on subject matters facing the distance software, power, the craft of writing, and the paintings of predicting the longer term. His audiences have integrated the nationwide Geographic Society, executive and company govt teams. He has labored with movie makers and tv manufacturers, equivalent to Woody Allen, George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry.
Bova has seemed on 1000s of radio and tv pronounces. He was once a customary visitor on CBS Morning information, and has seemed often on sturdy Morning the United States and the this day show.
Hurry, do not allow humanity die out -- carry off for the colony of Island One immediately!
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