In the Year 2889
Publish date: February 10th 2006
Publisher: Wildside Press
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, 19th Century
, Short Stories
This is a short story that was originally attributed to Jules Verne but was in all likelihood written by his son Michel. As a story, this is all over the place and serves as a mere collection of headlines of what inventions have been made by the year 2889 to make life easier. There is no plot, no ...
In the Year 2889 by Jules Vern is an interesting example of forecasting a future possibility. It was first published in February 1889. Many of his described devices, while called by different names, have come about at the present time. For the imagination involved I gave it four stars. "Hence is s...
The future was closer than Verne thought. 877 years ahead of schedule, we already have Skype, iPods, online newspapers, a life expectancy that is beyond 37 (or even the projected 52), and scientifically created food. However, we do not have a self-renewing energy source and have not found alien life...
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