#12 – Isaac Asimov Part I

#34 – Time Travel Part I: The Classics A Reader's History of Science Fiction

Time travel had a long history in science fiction, but it noticeably ramped up beginning in the 80s. In this episode, we explore some of the classic and iconic time travel stories of recent decades. Book recommendation: To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis. Other works discussed: Timescape by Gregory Benford Eon by Greg Bear Back to the FutureThe TerminatorBill and Ted's Excellent AdventureDoomsday Book by Connie Willis Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger See also the Jimmy Kimmel Back to the Future sketch.
  1. #34 – Time Travel Part I: The Classics
  2. #33 – Military Science Fiction
  3. #32 – Galactic Civilizations
  4. #31 – Alien Artifacts and Alien Contact
  5. Writer's History #4 – Daniel Bensen Interview

Isaac Asimov was own of the most prolific authors of the golden age of sci-fi, especially when it comes to short stories. In this episode, we explore an overview of his work.

Book recommendation: The End of Eternity.

“The Last Question”:
Full Text
Narrated by Leonard Nimoy
A cool fan-made illustrated version I found.

Other books mentioned:
Foundation
Foundation and Empire
Second Foundation
The Gods Themselves

My analysis of Trantor.

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About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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