Tag Archives: Jupiter

ODN317

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Starprober, Celestial, Occupation

In the year 2300, planet Earth harnessed cold fusion.  By 3001 the world was a different place.  There was no more famine and disease was almost nonexistent.  The applications that the new fusion process made available to humanity were too numerous to count.  The land mass of the entire planet was now available for use; cold fusion engines were so cheap to run that it cost next to nothing to transport goods into and out of previously inaccessible places.  It cost nothing to heat and cool your living space, as the cold fusion process was part of the public domain.  Anyone could produce it and everyone could use it.  It powered lamps so that food could be grown anywhere using hydroponics.   Read the rest of this entry

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The Martian Family Robinson

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Jupiter, Heartburn, Tomorrow

Seventeen year old Emily Robinson looked through the telescope at the far away planet Jupiter.

“I wish we could live there,” she said, bored.  “It’s so much prettier than Mars!”  She kicked the pink dust under her feet.  Here, the sky was red, the ground was red.  The dust that accumulated on their instruments was um, oh yea… red. Read the rest of this entry