Why worry about other planets? Earth has room enough for millions of possibilities which a moment can multiply into facts.
Every time a man makes a new machine, there's a good chance it won't do what it's supposed to do, but something more wonderful — or more horrible. For every man who yearns for outer space, how many "beings" want to come to Earth? Who'll make it first?
Isaac Asimov (born Isaac Yudovich Ozimov, 1920–1992), was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited about 500 books and over 9,000 letters and postcards. His works have been published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (the sole exception being the 100s: philosophy and psychology).
Isaac Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, he was considered one of the "Big Three" science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Asimov's most ... (more)