How do you read Larry Niven?
Standalone Larry Niven Books
- The Flying Sorcerers, 1971.
- Lucifer’s Hammer, 1977.
- Oath of Fealty, 1981.
- The Descent of Anansi, 1982.
- Footfall, 1985.
- Fallen Angels, 1991.
- Achilles’ Choice, 1991.
- Saturn’s Race, 2001.
Is a ringworld possible?
To get Earth-like gravity, the Ringworld would need to spin at nearly three million miles per hour. Very fast, to be sure. But in a frictionless space environment, it could be doable. The ring could work up to that speed over time and then maintain it with little additional thrusting.
How long have people Known Space for?
The stories span approximately one thousand years of future history, from the first human explorations of the Solar System to the colonization of dozens of nearby systems….Known Space.
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Where does Larry Niven start?
I recommend starting with the Known Space stories — excluding the Ringworld books. Then the Ringworld series. From there it’s a toss-up. If you like hard SF best the Motie books are likely next.
Where do I start with known space?
I would recommend Tales of Known Space as a start, (arguably) followed by Neutron Star….
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- “Neutron Star” (story collection)
- “Tales of Known Space” (story collection)
- The Gil Hamilton stories.
- The Ringworld Engineers.
How old is the civilization of man?
Early humans Anatomically modern humans arose in Africa about 300,000 years ago, and achieved behavioral modernity about 50,000 years ago.
How do you read known space?
- [8000 B.C.E. approx] Jotok (Man-Kzin Wars aka MKW vol 8)
- [1976 C.E. approx] The Coldest Place (Tales of Known Space aka TKS)
- [1977 C.E. approx] Becalmed In Hell (TKS)
- [1989 C.E.] Wait It Out (TKS)
- [1996 C.E.] Eye Of An Octopus (TKS)
- [2040 C.E.] How The Heroes Die (TKS)
- [2099 C.E.] The Jigsaw Man (TKS)
Can we build a Death Star?
Although generating enough metal to build a Death Star would be “bonkers,” technically speaking, it would be possible, Peck said. But there would need to be a huge space industry infrastructure to support it, including the ability to launch many more rockets than we can today, and asteroid mining.