At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the ...
unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredible, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind's first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits -- just behind a Raman airlock door.
Davvero bello e suggestivo questo romanzo di Clarke. Personalmente l'ho trovato molto migliore di 2001 Odissea nell spazio. Ho trovato ammirevole la sua plausibilità scientifica. Le deroghe dalle leggi della fisica sono praticamnte nulle.
..." L'intelligenza e la "simmetria" aliena di Rama, e l'investigazione scientifica dell'ignoto sono espresse in maniera affascinante. Continua...Nascondi
This is the first of four books on an extraordinary adventure in the world of Rama. A rendez-vous with imagination at its best. What seems to be a planet at first is an interstellar spacecraft and the humans want to know who and why.
Simply put, this is the novel that every sci-fi fan has been longing to read. Literally every bit of science in it makes perfect sense and is explained in very understandable terms. I definitely think my IQ has increased a couple of points after
..." reading this masterpiece. I can't wait to read the rest.