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Omnilingual By H. Beam Piper
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"Omnilingual" is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper. This short story was first written and published in the year 1957, as part of a collection of short science fiction... More > stories in the collection Astounding Science Fiction. This short story is unusual in focussing on the problem of archaeology on an alien culture.< Less
OMNILINGUAL By H. BEAM PIPER & Illustrated by Kelly Freas
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Omnilingual is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper. It made its first appearance in the Feburary 1957 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and has been reprinted in a number of... More > anthologies. They are: • Prologue to Analog • Analog Anthology • Great Science Fiction Stories About Mars • Apeman, Spaceman • Mars, We Love You • Where Do We Go from Here? • The Days After Tomorrow • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow... • Science Fiction Novellas • Federation (1981, Ace) • The Great SF Stories: 19 • The World Turned Upside Down Synopsis: An expedition to Mars discovers the remains of an advanced civilization, which died out many thousands of years ago. They recovered books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. The team eventually finds their "Rosetta Stone": the language of science and mathematics.< Less
OMNILINGUAL By Illustrated by Kelly Freas & H. BEAM PIPER
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Omnilingual is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper. It made its first appearance in the Feburary 1957 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and has been reprinted in a number of... More > anthologies. They are: • Prologue to Analog • Analog Anthology • Great Science Fiction Stories About Mars • Apeman, Spaceman • Mars, We Love You • Where Do We Go from Here? • The Days After Tomorrow • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow... • Science Fiction Novellas • Federation (1981, Ace) • The Great SF Stories: 19 • The World Turned Upside Down Synopsis: An expedition to Mars discovers the remains of an advanced civilization, which died out many thousands of years ago. They recovered books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. The team eventually finds their "Rosetta Stone": the language of science and mathematics.< Less
Omnilingual By H. BEAM PIPER
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to translate writings, you need a key to the code--and if the last writer of Martian died forty thousand years before the first writer of Earth was born ... how could the Martian be translated...?
Omnilingual By H. BEAM PIPER
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to translate writings, you need a key to the code--and if the last writer of Martian died forty thousand years before the first writer of Earth was born ... how could the Martian be translated...?
OMNILINGUAL By H. Beam Piper
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OMNILINGUAL By H. Beam Piper
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A Wider Aspect Ratio By Grant Garber
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A medical researcher shows two-year-olds widescreen videos to widen the aspect ratio of their mental viewing screens. It works by installing extra synapses. Kids become omnilingual and rule the world... More > because their brains burn twice as hot as the average adult's. Their inventions include the telolfact and teletact, by which one smells or feels from afar. The Internet replaces transportation letting one experience any environment without risk to the body. Only products are shipped, which robots manufacture and lay rail lines to deliver them. The researcher's daughter grows physically and has her own at fifteen. By the time the granddaughter turns four, she takes over the stem-cell research to replace the genetic switches of narrow-aspect people. The reversal of roles isn't unprecedented, for as grownups discover, previous rewirings of man's brain also occurred when children used extra synapses to invent speech and writing. Their parents never learned because their synapses were dead.< Less
A Wider Aspect Ratio By Grant Garber
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A medical researcher shows two-year-olds widescreen videos to widen the aspect ratio of their mental viewing screens. It works by installing extra synapses. Kids become omnilingual and rule the world... More > because their brains burn twice as hot as the average adult's. Their inventions include the telolfact and teletact, by which one smells or feels from afar. The Internet replaces transportation letting one experience any environment without risk to the body. Only products are shipped, which robots manufacture and lay rail lines to deliver them. The researcher's daughter grows physically and has her own at fifteen. By the time the granddaughter turns four, she takes over the stem-cell research to replace the genetic switches of narrow-aspect people. The reversal of roles isn't unprecedented, for as grownups discover, previous rewirings of man's brain also occurred when children used extra synapses to invent speech and writing. Their parents never learned because their synapses were dead.< Less