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Wasn't this thing in Interstellar?
 

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Brilliant, I see that the Elysium habitat was based on it.
 

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Anyone ever read the book "Ringworld" by Larry Niven?
 

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Anyone ever read the book "Ringworld" by Larry Niven?
Gosh, that's going back a bit.

I used to be a huge consumer of science fiction in my youth and I cleared all of the SF books at my local library in very short order. I then moved on to the library in our local town and when I'd finished there I had to go over to Liverpool. I was always a classic SF enthusiast and didn't really take to the new wave stuff with a few exceptions.

BTW, does anyone else (in the UK only I would think) remember the short lived publication Science Fiction Monthly. IIRC it was published in the early 70s and ran for a couple of years. I was absolutely knocked out by the quality of the pictures and purchased the special binders for the very large page format. I've still got them somewhere.
 

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I still have them.I read the again every now and then.I have a similar series called orbitsville.they live on the inside of a sphere.I think that it called a dyson sphere.or somethinge like that.
 

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Anyone ever read the book "Ringworld" by Larry Niven?

I prefer his shorter stories, Tales of Known Space being by far the most readable imo.
 

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BTW, does anyone else (in the UK only I would think) remember the short lived publication Science Fiction Monthly. IIRC it was published in the early 70s and ran for a couple of years. I was absolutely knocked out by the quality of the pictures and purchased the special binders for the very large page format. I've still got them somewhere.

Follow the links to 'Cover Art'



http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?25937
http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?Josh_Kirby
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I did a little looking around to see if I could find some "E" books by Niven and ran across some info about the SYFY channel doing a 3 part mini on the book Ringworld.

I can't wait.

I have an old CD game based on Ringworld but it only ran on Windows 95, could not get it to run on 98 or higher.
 

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