Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia
Combining the logical rigor with the lyrical finesse of a novelist , award-winning author Gregory Benford explores these and other fascinating questions in this provocative analysis of humanity's attempts to make its culture immortal. In Deep Time he confronts our growing influence on events hundreds of thousands of years into the future and explores the possible "messeges" we may transmit to our distant descendants in the language of the planet itself, from nuclear waste to global warming to the extinction of species. As we begin our incredible journey down the path of eternity, Gregory Benford masterfully calls forth some of the intriguing, astounding, undreamed-of futures which may await us in deep time.
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Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia is Gregory Benford's four-part meditation on lengthy periods that are essentially unimaginable for humans. But "meditation" may not be the right ... Read full review
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Professor and distinguished sf writer Benford (physics, Univ. of California, Irvine; Foundation's Fear, LJ 3/15/97) adds another reflective title to his large and rapidly expanding oeuvre. Hearty and ... Read full review
TEN THOUSAND YEARS OF SOLITUDE