Generative Planets. An experiment that usescanvas andshaders over the Foundation Universe Planets list, mentioned in the Robot, Empire and Foundation Series, created by Isaac Asimov.


Eos is a barren and extremely cold planet, far from any human presence, where robots were repaired and maintained. Some of them, like the 'immortal' R. Daneel Olivaw, still visit it on rare occasions to recharge. Daneel Olivaw and R. Yan Kansarv established the robot production and repair facility, naming it for the old capital city of Aurora. Play with →


Gamma Andromeda is a star system in which a nuclear meltdown occurred in 50 F.E., in Foundation. The meltdown killed several million people and destroyed at least half the planet. It was caused by shoddy-made replacement parts and ill-done repairs performed several decades before. Following the incident on Gamma Andromeda V, the Galactic Empire considered severely limiting the use of nuclear power. Play with →


It was a popular tourist destination for the Spacers, because of its exceptionally large rainforests; Gladia Delmarre visited with her husband. Euterpe has one satellite, 'Gemstone', with a radius of 120 km (75 mi). It is named after Euterpe, the Muse of music. Play with →


Helicon is the name of the home planet of Hari Seldon, discoverer and developer of psychohistory. Helicon was small in population and not particularly rich in resources, and tended to be bullied by its more powerful neighbours. It was noted for martial arts (called 'Twisting' in the Foundation Universe). It may be covered primarily by land, as opposed to sea. Play with →


The Sirius was a capital of the Sirius Sector, and one of the planets advanced by some late Galactic Era archaeologists as the planet of origin for the human species. Between 800 and 900 G.E., the planet was one of the ten most populated planets in the Galaxy. The name clearly comes from the star Sirius. Play with →


A planet mentioned in the Empire series whose inhabitants speak an extreme dialect of Galactic Standard Speech. Compare Fomalhaut, a star in the real universe whose name means 'mouth of the fish'. Play with →


Ifni was the site of a battle during the Foundation's war with Kalgan; with the exception of the F.S. Ebling Mis, all ships in the Foundation squadron were destroyed. Ifni may be named after a small Spanish colony in North Africa, now part of Morocco. Play with →


Anacreon (also known as Anacreon A II) is a planet near the outer end of The Periphery and as part of the Galactic Empire was the capital of Anacreon subprefecture, Anacreon prefecture, and Anacreon province and later the Anacreon Kingdom. Anacreon was a famous Greek poet. Play with →


Neotrantor, or 'New Trantor', became the de facto capital of the Empire, after Gilmer sacked Trantor. The planet was originally called Delicass, and became the capital of a rump 'empire' in which the Emperor ruled over only 20 planets. Delicass and its attendant worlds consisted of a 'Planetary Granary' for Trantor herself, which is only three parsecs distant, and whose primary is a bright star in the crowded skies of this province. Politically, it is ruled by a corrupt governor, Jord Commason. Play with →


A planet mentioned by Dors Venabili in Prelude to Foundation. On Derowd, promiscuous sexual activity was permitted without restraint even in public, providing traffic was not blocked. The idea was to allow people to live out all their fantasies, so they would be ready to settle down after marriage. After marriage, the concept of monogamy was absolute and unbroken. The practice stopped around 11,700 G.E. Many associates of Dr. Venabili believed that this was from pressure by other planets, who lost a great deal of tourist business to Derowd. Play with →


Mentioned in Foundation and Empire, one of the members of the Association of Independent Trading Worlds, quasi-independent from the Foundation. Together with Haven and Iss, it represented half of the traders' military capacity. Mnemon was attacked by the Mule. Because of the tenacity of the traders, the Mule would not have been successful if he had not had an atomic-field depressor. Play with →


A world tidally locked to its star, a 'ribbon world' inhabited by merchant spacers known as 'Traders' during the era of Foundation and Empire. Its houses and gardens were built to face the motionless 'morning sun', while a short distance away there was everlasting night; Asimov wrote this at a time when Mercury was assumed to turn one face always to the Sun. Play with →

"A barbarous world once thought to have developed before hyperspatial travel. The constellation of Ophiuchus, the "serpent-bearer", may be the source of the world's name, or it may lie in this constellation, as seen from Earth."

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