Carl Sagan Archive

  • Agent Johnson frantically reached for the built-in computer panel along the side of the park bench.  Just over his shoulder he could see the group of twelve men in pursuit; another set of six men spread in a circle that must have been at least a hundred meter radius from his position.  Johnson already knew what they were doing, most likely setting up a perimeter to keep observers away so they could capture the agent.  The twelve men were now making a mad dash toward him while trying to home in on his location with their micro-fix weapons (a tool that utilizes ultra-dense vibrations to ‘fix’ an object).  He knew that a second or two more and then we would […]

    The Code of Recall

    Agent Johnson frantically reached for the built-in computer panel along the side of the park bench.  Just over his shoulder he could see the group of twelve men in pursuit; another set of six men spread in a circle that must have been at least a hundred meter radius from his position.  Johnson already knew what they were doing, most likely setting up a perimeter to keep observers away so they could capture the agent.  The twelve men were now making a mad dash toward him while trying to home in on his location with their micro-fix weapons (a tool that utilizes ultra-dense vibrations to ‘fix’ an object).  He knew that a second or two more and then we would […]

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  • A short story describing how humans may become artifacts on display in the future. A Note Confiscated from Amid Arturius: Gravitational Physicist, Inventor of Gravitational Fusion Reactor; Born: 2113, Death: 2358 ….. Without leading my providers to suspect otherwise, over the course of 5 years I am slowly learning their language. I have heard mention of the names Socrates, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawkings, Carl Sagan, Siddhartha Gautama, Jesus, and Mohammad through eavesdropping on those who feed me and provide me various materials; I think those historical figures may be nearby beyond this library. If only I could meet them in person! Through listening to the providers’ conversations, as they rarely speak, I believe this setting to be some sort of […]

    Just Another Day at the Museum

    A short story describing how humans may become artifacts on display in the future. A Note Confiscated from Amid Arturius: Gravitational Physicist, Inventor of Gravitational Fusion Reactor; Born: 2113, Death: 2358 ….. Without leading my providers to suspect otherwise, over the course of 5 years I am slowly learning their language. I have heard mention of the names Socrates, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawkings, Carl Sagan, Siddhartha Gautama, Jesus, and Mohammad through eavesdropping on those who feed me and provide me various materials; I think those historical figures may be nearby beyond this library. If only I could meet them in person! Through listening to the providers’ conversations, as they rarely speak, I believe this setting to be some sort of […]

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