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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   9/24/2012 5:30:18 PM
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What? No light sabres? :-)

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doughahn1   10/12/2012 4:27:34 PM
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This was first "generation ship" nov-l I read back in mid 1950's: The Star Seekers by Lesser, Milton It is a bit pricey if you want a used copy from amazon.com or abebooks.com..but maybe Inter-library loan? Doug

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Max The Magnificent   10/12/2012 4:31:56 PM
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Tell us a bit about it -- was it good?

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doughahn1   12/12/2012 2:33:16 PM
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The Star Seekers wasn't bad, sort of a "juvenile novel". Try this link and the links embedded within to Amazon comments. http://sciencefictionruminations.wordpress.com/science-fiction-book-reviews-by-author/list-of-generation-ship-novels-and-short-stories/ Doug

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Shuman   12/13/2012 1:47:34 AM
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I enjoyed the BBC Radio series Earthsearch by Ken Follet and have passed it on to grateful friends. Several FTL generation ships are sent to find a new homeworld for humanity, but problems arise due to egotistical AI control systems and FTL time distortion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthsearch Thanks for the interesting post!

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doughahn1   12/19/2012 1:57:08 PM
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Linf to review ao Scientific American article on multigenerational ships: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-humans-will-evolve-multi-generational-space-exploration-missions

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