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A landmark of science fiction s Golden Age, Isaac Asimov s Foundation Trilogy which comprises the novels Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation has long been regarded a visionary masterpiece whose astonishing historical scope perfectly conveys science fiction s sense of wonder First published as a cycle of stories in the 1940s and 50s, Asimov s iconA landmark of science fiction s Golden Age, Isaac Asimov s Foundation Trilogy which comprises the novels Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation has long been regarded a visionary masterpiece whose astonishing historical scope perfectly conveys science fiction s sense of wonder First published as a cycle of stories in the 1940s and 50s, Asimov s iconic trilogy has endured to become, like the author himself, a legend of science fiction.Set in the far future, Foundation envisions a Galactic Empire that has thrived for 12,000 years, but whose decline into an age of barbarism lasting some thirty millennia is imminent if the predictions of renegade psycho historian Hari Seldon are accurate Hoping to shorten the interval of this impending new Dark Age, Seldon convinces the Empire s Commission of Public Safety to allow him enact a diversionary plan one full of surprising subterfugres and intrigues intended to create and protect a Foundation on which the future Empire will be erected.Foundation and Empire advances the story farther into the future, in which a technologically advanced Foundation triumphs over attacking forces of the collapsing Empire Yet even as the Foundation emerges valiantly, in fulfillment of Hari Seldon s scheme, at the far corners of the Empire a powerful mutant, whose existence was never accounted for in Seldon s projections, emerges to overwhelm the Foundation and establish his own tyrannical version of the Empire.In Second Foundation, a new Second Foundation, whose whereabouts have been kept secret from the original Foundation for safety s sake, asserts itself as the true fulfillment of Hari Seldon s plans for the Empire and thereby pits itself against a Foundation resentful of its usurped authority.
Isaac Asimov was a Russian born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the 100s category of Philosophy.Asimov is widely considered a master of the science fiction genre and, along with Robert A Heinlein and Arthur C Clarke, was considered one of the Big Three science fiction writers during his lifetime Asimov s most famous work is the Foundation Series his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified future history for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson He penned numerous short stories, among them Nightfall , which in 1964 was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor He also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as a great amount of nonfiction Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science fiction novels using the pen name Paul French.Most of Asimov s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms Examples include his Guide to Science, the three volume set Understanding Physics, and Asimov s Chronology of Science and Discovery.Asimov was a long time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly he described some members of that organization as brain proud and aggressive about their IQs He took joy in being president of the American Humanist Association The asteroid 5020 Asimov, the magazine Asimov s Science Fiction, a Brooklyn, NY elementary school, and two different Isaac Asimov Awards are named in his honor Isaac Asimov 2007, November 29 In , The Free Encyclopedia Retrieved 21 50, November 29, 2007, from enpedia wiki Isaac_As
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Title: ✓ The Foundation Trilogy (Foundation || ☆ PDF Read by ✓ Isaac Asimov