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Tom Scott – The Library of Rare Colors

A evening pause: This is something that is technologically complex that we all take entirely for granted.

Hat tip Jeff Poplin.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

4 comments

  • Jeff Wright

    I am color blind. Not B/W TV severity… but with that…flat feet…a skipping heart, etc…I am 4F

  • mrsizer

    The unasked question: Is pigment production an essential service?

  • Jeff Wright

    I imagine so. You need good color vision to be an electrical worker-so it is a weight standard kind of thing? Then too, I’ve heard stories where black wires were hot.

  • wayne

    mrsizer–
    The New York Times, buys a lot of invisible ink. (That’s what they use to print the truth…) [something like that]

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