Colony by Ben Bova PDF

By Ben Bova

sooner or later, every little thing is Different.
But not anything Has Changed.

"The Earth has been poisoned by way of toxins, choked through overpopulation, and ravaged by way of the senseless greed of power-hungry organisations. a delicate peace is threatened by means of landless revolutionaries and international anarchy turns out imminent.

Yet a unmarried ray of wish remains..."

Island One is a celestial utopia, and David Adams is its so much ideal creation—a guy with a mind as complicated as any desktop 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 lifestyles in an island-sized cylinder that circles a doomed and determined domestic planet. hundreds of thousands of miles under him, a global trembles; its humans recoil in terror and melancholy in anticipation of an imminent apocalypse. And as Earth's limitations, destiny has solid one impressive human within the position of savior. For David Adams has a plan—one that would finally make sure the salvation of his species... or its annihilation.


Ben Bova, six-time Hugo Award winner and writer of greater than 80 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, has been focused on technology and excessive know-how because the starting of the distance application. previously president of Science-fiction and delusion Writers of the US and President Emeritus of the nationwide house Society, Bova is a widespread 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, similar to Mars, The Exiles Trilogy, and The Grand travel sequence, mix romance, event, and clinical accuracy to discover the influence of technological advancements on contributors and on society as an entire. His nonfiction books, resembling Welcome to Moonbase and warranted Survival, express how sleek know-how can be utilized to unravel fiscal, social and political problems.

Bova has taught technology fiction writing at Harvard college and on the Hayden Planetarium in big apple urban. He lectures on a regular basis on themes facing the gap application, power, the craft of writing, and the paintings of predicting the long run. His audiences have incorporated the nationwide Geographic Society, executive and company govt teams. He has labored with movie makers and tv manufacturers, reminiscent of Woody Allen, George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry.

Bova has seemed on enormous quantities of radio and tv proclaims. He was once a customary visitor on CBS Morning information, and has seemed usually on sturdy Morning the US and the this present day show.

Hurry, do not permit humanity die out -- carry off for the colony of Island One immediately!

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