A Meeting With Medusa

A Meeting With Medusa

eBook - 2012
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In the title story of this outstanding collection, a group of cosmonauts discovers the remains of an advanced civilization in a remote star system-destroyed when their sun went supernova. They find that the civilization was very similar to Earth's-and that its people knew of their coming doom centuries before it occurred. What they find leads their chief astrophysicist-also a Jesuit priest-into a deep crisis of faith, sparked by a shocking revelation that has implications not just for history-but for religion.This collection of short stories demonstrates not only Clarke's technological imagination-but also a deep poetic sensibility that led him to ponder the philosophical and moral implications of technological advances. These stories demonstrate the range of his vision as an author-based on both our scientific potential and the deeper aspects of the human condition.
Publisher: New York : RosettaBooks, 2012, c2000
Edition: Electronic ed
ISBN: 9780795329098
0795329091
9780795329104
0795329105
9780312878603
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 v. (unpaged).)

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