otice this rent in my garment; I am at a loss to explain its presence! I am even more puzzled by the existence of the universe.”
― Jack Vance, Tales of the Dying Earth
he finest minds in SCIENCE circa 1950 didn’t limit themselves to life forms on the planets around the sun. No, they speculated grandly about the forms of life that inhabit the worlds around other stars then our own.
Here is Frank R Paul’s interpretation of life on the worlds of Rigel.
cience is my territory, but science fiction is the landscape of my dreams.
― Freeman Dyson, Imagined Worlds