The Three-Body Problem, scifi
The 3 body problem hard scifi, the whole trilogy, is the most epic. It encompasses the entire history of the universe, entire civilizations, beyond big bang.
The full title of the trilogy is Remembrance of Earth's Past (地球往事) . The 3 books are:
- The Three-Body Problem (三体)
- The Dark Forest (黑暗森林)
- Death's End (死神永生)
The Three-Body Problem (Chinese: 三体; literally: 'Three-Body'; pinyin: sān tǐ) is a science fiction novel by the Chinese writer Liu Cixin. It is the first novel of the Remembrance of Earth's Past (Chinese: 地球往事) trilogy, but Chinese readers generally refer to the whole series by the title of this first novel. The second and third novels in the trilogy are titled The Dark Forest and Death's End. The title of the first novel refers to the three-body problem in orbital mechanics.
The work was serialized in Science Fiction World in 2006, published as a book in 2008 and became one of the most popular science fiction novels in China. It received the Chinese Science Fiction Yinhe Award (“Galaxy Award”) in 2006. A film adaptation of the same name is in production.
The English translation by Ken Liu was published by Tor Books in 2014. It won the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel and was nominated for the 2014 Nebula Award for Best Novel.
[from Wikipedia 2019-03-03]
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这个视频 描述三体故事。 80 分钟。讲得很好
the 3 body problem (of physics), instead of thinking it's some mysterious unsolved or unsolvable math problem, think of it as merely just cellular automata. The mystery goes away. Of course, nobody can predict or “solve”.