Forward the Foundation

Author: Isaac Asimov

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Forward the Foundation

Hari Seldon, the Father of the Foundation, is certain that his revolutionary Theory of Psychohistory will ensure that his name will live on forever, while figures around him threaten the aging leader

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Doubleday Books

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Hari Seldon, the Father of the Foundation, is certain that his revolutionary Theory of Psychohistory will ensure that his name will live on forever, while figures around him threaten the aging leader

Forward the Foundation

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Forward the Foundation

—WIL MCCARTHY “If anything can be said to have been the launchpad for
space age science fiction, it has to be the Foundation trilogy. It's a classic. And it's
unforgettable.” —JACK MCDEVITT “I'm sure there will be more Foundation
stories, ...

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 055390096X

Category: Fiction

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The second of two prequel novels in Isaac Asimov’s classic science-fiction masterpiece, the Foundation series THE EPIC SAGA THAT INSPIRED THE UPCOMING APPLE TV+ SERIES FOUNDATION As Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse. Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory—and with it the future of the Galaxy. Among those seeking to turn psychohistory into the greatest weapon known to man are a populist political demagogue, the weak-willed Emperor Cleon I, and a ruthless militaristic general. In his last act of service to humankind, Hari Seldon must somehow save his life’s work from their grasp as he searches for its true heirs—a search that begins with his own granddaughter and the dream of a new Foundation.

Forward the Foundation

For use in schools and libraries only. In the final novel of the "Foundation" series, Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory while the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse.

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780613630399

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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For use in schools and libraries only. In the final novel of the "Foundation" series, Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory while the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse.

The Foundation Novels 7 Book Bundle

If you’ve never read these novels, then you’re in for a treat, and even if you’ve already read them, then you owe it to yourself to reread them, because they’re still great.”—Allen Steele “Quite simply, Asimov got me started ...

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0804180571

Category: Fiction

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The story of our future begins with the Foundation. Named the best series of all time by the Hugo Awards, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov unquestionably comprise one of the great masterworks of science fiction, unsurpassed for its unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. Now, all seven volumes are together for the first time in this essential eBook bundle: FOUNDATION FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE SECOND FOUNDATION FOUNDATION’S EDGE FOUNDATION AND EARTH PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION FORWARD THE FOUNDATION For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future—a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save humanity, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire—both scientists and scholars—and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls this sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. And mankind’s last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves—or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction. Praise for Isaac Asimov and his Foundation series “A true polymath, a superb rationalist, an exciting and accessible writer in both fiction and nonfiction, Isaac Asimov was simply a master of all he surveyed.”—Greg Bear “Asimov served wondrous meals-of-the-mind to a civilization that was starved for clear thinking about the future. To this day, his visions spice our ongoing dinner-table conversation about human destiny.”—David Brin “Isaac was still in his teens when I met him, a fan of mine before I was a fan of his. Writing for John W. Campbell back in the famous ‘golden age of science fiction,’ he became one of the founders of our field. With the Robot stories and the Foundation stories, he helped to shape science fiction as we know it.”—Jack Williamson “I grew up on the ABC’s of science fiction—Asimov, Bradbury, Clarke. There’s a reason Asimov’s name comes first, and not just because of the alphabet!”—Janis Ian “With his fertile imagination, his wit, and his prolific output, Isaac Asimov truly laid the foundation for all future generations of science fiction writers.”—Kevin J. Anderson “If anything can be said to have been the launch pad for space-age science fiction, it has to be the Foundation trilogy. It’s a classic. And it’s unforgettable.”—Jack McDevitt “The Foundation series is one of the masterpieces of science fiction. If you’ve never read these novels, then you’re in for a treat, and even if you’ve already read them, then you owe it to yourself to reread them, because they’re still great.”—Allen Steele “Quite simply, Asimov got me started.”—Liz Williams

An Asimov Companion

This reference work identifies and describes all of the characters, locales, artifacts, concepts and institutions in Asimov's metaseries.

Author: Donald E. Palumbo

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476623945

Category: Literary Criticism

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A prolific author, Isaac Asimov is most admired for his science fiction, including his collection of short stories I, Robot and his Robot, Empire and Foundation series novels. While each of these narratives takes place in a different fictional universe, Asimov asserted at the end of his career that he had, with his last Robot and Foundation novels, unified them into one coherent metaseries. This reference work identifies and describes all of the characters, locales, artifacts, concepts and institutions in Asimov’s metaseries. Mimicking the style of The Encyclopedia Galactica, the fictional compendium of all human knowledge that features prominently in the Foundation series, this encyclopedia is an invaluable companion to Asimov’s science fiction oeuvre.

Prelude to Foundation

In the year 12,020 G.E., Hari Seldon arrives in the domed city of Trantor and begins to develop his theory of psychohistory, which predicts the rise of a power greater than the Empire. Reissue.

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0553278398

Category: Fiction

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In the year 12,020 G.E., Hari Seldon arrives in the domed city of Trantor and begins to develop his theory of psychohistory, which predicts the rise of a power greater than the Empire. Reissue.

It s Been a Good Life

This new, one-volume autobiography spans Asimov's life for the first time--condensed from three volumes by the author's wife, who also shares excerpts from letters he wrote to her.

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Prometheus Books

ISBN: 1615921931

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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...fascinating...this readable and idiosyncratic self-portrait should attract a whole new generation of readers to Asimov's fine creative works. --Publishers WeeklyNew one-volume autobiography spans Asimov's life for the first time!As one of the most gifted and prolific writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Asimov became legendary for his inexhaustible creativity, wide-ranging intellectual curiosity, and talent for explaining complex subjects in clear, concise prose. While regaling his readers with an incredible opus of almost five hundred entertaining and illuminating science fiction and nonfiction books, he also found time to write a three-volume autobiography. Now these volumes have been condensed into one by Asimov's wife, Janet, who also shares excerpts from letters he wrote to her. Together these writings provide an intimate portrait of a creative genius whose love of learning and playing with ideas is evident on every page.Reading this autobiography is like sitting down with Isaac Asimov and experiencing his witty, engaging, and brilliant personality firsthand. We are treated to many marvelous stories about his upbringing in Depression-era Brooklyn, his early fascination with the new science fiction pulp magazines, the thrill of his first published story, the creation of his well-known story Nightfall, the genesis of the Foundation series, and the evolution of his creative life as a writer.He also reveals his inner thoughts about and experiences with various luminaries in science and science fiction. Above all, Asimov's autobiography conveys unbounded enthusiasm for his craft, the infectious joy of learning and creating, complete intellectual honesty, his strong humanist convictions, and his infinite fund of good humor and optimism even at the end of his life - all told in the lively clear writing style that was his trademark.Although Janet Jeppson Asimov concludes this work with a shocking revelation about her husband's death, the volume is clearly intended as a celebration - as the title suggests - of a wonderful, creative life. As a poignant coda to this work, Janet has appended one short story that was Isaac's favorite, and his 400th essay on this thoughts about science.Janet Jeppson Asimov, M.D. (New York, NY), a retired physician, is the author of twenty books and many short stories and articles. She currently writes a bimonthly science column for a newspaper syndicate.

Forward in Europe

The Chairman of the Board of the Foundation is M. Paul Cornil , Secretary -
General of the Belgian Ministry of Justice . EDITORS PLEASE NOTE Articles and
news from Forward in Europe may be reprinted in whole or in part without special
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Includes information previously published in Council of Europe. News; now published alternatively with that publication.

Stepping Back to Look Forward

Although the NEFF foresters continued to promote the notion that they were “
educating by doing what others only preach , ” by the early 1990s the foundation
was encountering , in Massachusetts and elsewhere , confusion on the part of ...

Author: Charles H. W. Foster

Publisher: Harvard University Press

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This timely collection of essays - written by nine recognized forestry and environmental specialists - tells the story of the conservation, use, and changes in the Commonwealth's forests over time. The book traces the development of pre-settlement, colonial, and post-Revolutionary War forest practices, and concludes with recommendations as to how history might be used to inform and shape future policy. Underscored is the importance of private and local leadership, such as the unique Massachusetts town forest movement. Economic contributions and educational programs are detailed, as well as the ways Massachusetts' leadership has influenced national forestry. Written for the layperson, and reflecting the particular experience and style of each contributor, the history will appeal to a range of readers from local conservation activists to forestry professionals and policymakers.

The Foundation for Developing New Energy Technologies

I thank our witnesses for appearing before the Subcommittee this morning and I
look forward to your testimony. Chairman LAMPSON. I would like to recognize
our distinguished acting Ranking Member, Ms. Biggert, for your opening
statement.

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Energy and Environment

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Words on Cassette

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The Arkansas Lawyer

ARKANSAS BAR FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE COUNCIL NOTES Minutes Of The
Annual Meeting Of House. FOUN AS BAS ANDAT ARK by : Cyril Hollingsworth
1958 Each year the Arkansas Bar Foun - dation looks forward to a new year ...

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Report Alfred P Sloan Foundation

The General Program carries forward the Foundation ' s traditional interests in
science and technology , in economics and in management , in higher education
, and in problems of society bearing a relationship to these interests . Within
these ...

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The Henry Luce Foundation

The balance of $220,000 carried forward the foundation's encouragement of
scholarship in American art by supporting a series of three books to be done at
the New Museum. The first was a collection of critical essays (Art after Modernism
) ...

Author: Walter Guzzardi

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Ford Foundation Annual Report

The Foundation is not in the main an operating organization , but relies instead
on other institutions to carry forward the work for which the Foundation is able to
provide funds . The officers of the Foundation operate as generalists , not ...

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The president's report to the trustees and statement of grants.

The Foundation Library The governments of the world

... to them through army headquarters in Washington . These small remittances
acquired such volume that they impeded the military duties of the officers . So the
Post Office undertook to forward the remittances with the letters to the front .

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Foundation Grants to Individuals

Phyllis Edelson, Foundation Center. Foundation type : Company - sponsored
Applications : Contact foundation for current application deadline / guidelines ;
Initial approach by letter or telephone . guidance counselor forward the
application to ...

Author: Phyllis Edelson

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ISBN: 9781931923453

Category: Reference

Page: 1370

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Information based Access to Storage the Foundation of Information Systems

Also , because scientific data collections are rapidly evolving , one needs to
consider the longevity of such ontologies and plan for the ability to migrate them
forward in time . Since we are dealing with objects that are to be accessed using
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Category: Computer storage devices

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"Information-Based Access to Storage: the Foundation of Information Systems, the theme of this Symposium has its central focus the software infrastructure that is needed to turn archives into information repositories. The development of technology to support information discovery against archived data, caching systems to allow database manipulation of digital objects, and advanced hardware systems to support high-speed access to data are all required. Papers that focus on development of digital libraries of archived data, collection-based persistent archives, and high performance storage systems presented in these Proceedings illustrate these concepts."--Page v.