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Nightfall

The science fiction novella "Nightfall" by Isaac Asimov takes place on a planet that experiences continual daylight because it is immersed in a system with multiple stars. A journalist visits an...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2019 9:01 pm UTC

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Nightfall

In Nightfall, Lagash is a world of never-ending sunlight. However, every two-thousand-and-some-odd years, darkness falls. Or, at least, that's the prediction made by the religious fanatics of the...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2018 3:25 am UTC

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Nightfall

“Early days” is an ambiguous term, as is Science Fiction. But let us say Jules Verne represents “early days.” The Science fiction bonanza of the 1950s (Bradbury, A.E. Van Vogt, Isaac Asimov, etc.)...

Latest answer posted March 9, 2014 8:28 pm UTC

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Nightfall

Anton is associated with both science and reason, but a kind of pure reason: that of the hard sciences. Latimer is associated with religion, but also with a sense of wonder, and a veneration of...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2007 10:13 am UTC

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Nightfall

In the classic science fiction story "Nightfall" by Isaac Asimov, the author posits a world with six suns in which darkness only appears once every 2,049 years. Most people are completely ignorant...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2021 5:25 pm UTC

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