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Wang's Carpets

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Wang's Carpets

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Author: Greg Egan
Publisher: Tor, 1995

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Book Type: Novelette
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Far in the distant, post-human future, the Cater-Zimmermann community set out to refute the theory that the universe is created exclusively for mankind by cloning themselves a thousand times over and sending each copy to a different star within the galaxy. One of the copies of Cater-Zimmermann, Paolo Venetti, arrives at Orpheus; a water-world inhabited by floating mats that perform as a Turing machine

This short story originally appeared in the anthology New Legends (1995), edited by Greg Bear and Martin H. Greenberg. It can also be found in the anthologies:

The story was later incorporated in the novel Diaspora (1997).


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