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Smaller ones are being downed at the rate of a dozen a day.So when a huge new asteroid appears the only surprise is that is was overlooked for so long.Without even reading them, you know what your orders will be: to rendezvous with the giant ship, to explore it, to meet with its inhabitants, and to return home before it speeds on its orbit away from the solar system.Yet even in your excitement, you realize it is not an easy mission.See also Sci-Fi Writers Have No Sense of Scale and Not Drawn to Scale. A natural habitat for the MST3K Mantra and Fan Wank, as in many cases, these errors are not important for the plot (even when they are).Possibly the root cause of Everybody Hates Mathematics. Oh, for the examples below that reference the number Pi, it is an irrational number with no limit — an endless number — of digits, but the first 16 are 3.141592653589793.
His non-fiction includes collections of his correspondence with C. Lewis and Lord Dunsany, as well as many books on physics, science, and space travel, from 1950's guidebook Interplanetary Flight to 1994's The Snows Of Olympus, a graphic look at a terraformed Mars.
And as observations continue, the most impossible explanation becomes the only one: Rama is actually a spaceship.
The next step is obvious: mankind must attempt a rendezvous. As fate has it, that ship is Endeavor - the ship that you command.
His latest, Time's Eye, is a new collaboration with Stephen Baxter, the first in a series of novels involving a cataclysm that slices Earth into segments from across history, leading cosmonauts and prehistoric humans to mix in an epic struggle.
From his home in Sri Lanka, Clarke spoke (2004-02) with The Onion A. Club about religion, transcendence, the possibility of life on Mars, and the dinosaur that was named after him.