Friday, January 26, 2007

Farthest Star - Frederik Pohl

A really large astronomical object is moving, so people decide to investigate and see what is going on. They are able to do this via a technique that is a little more commonly used now, perhaps, by sending fast moving copies.

What do you do when there are many versions of yourself, and you know you are sending them off to die, most likely? How do you relate to a single person via the different versions of yourself, that sort of thing.

All that and the worries associated with dealing with something that can create such an amazing display of technology.

3.5 out of 5

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