Questions tagged [pebble-in-the-sky]

Use this tag for the Isaac Asimov novel "Pebble in the Sky". Use this tag in conjunction with the [empire-series] tag.

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Was the Star Wars capital planet named "Coruscant" after this passage from Pebble in the Sky?

Rereading Pebble in the Sky (1950), Isaac Asimov's first complete novel, I noticed a particular word near the beginning chapter 6: Ennius looked at the stars. They were the real beauty to him, since ...
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Why did earth stay radioactive for so long with all the people?

In Robots and Empire Mandalamus said that Earth would be radioactive within 20 decades (e.g. 200 years). But in Pebble in The Sky, it was said that people still were on Earth after 9000 years! Why so?