“Artemis”

 

Are you looking for something exciting to read over the semester break?  You may want to add the new sci-fi novel “Artemis” to your reading list.  The book will be added to the MVCC collection soon.  The author, Andy Weir, also wrote “The Martian” which was made into a movie starring Matt Damon.  Weir wants his novels to be believable, so the author admits that he “did tons and tons of Google searches” to build his moon city and develop the plot for his new novel.

Here are some sites that will help you understand some of the scientific concepts that he explores. Some of the other links discuss the author and his writing process.

Economics of space travel

Building a lunar civilization

Home on the moon

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