The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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If you haven’t read it, read it. If you’ve read it, read it again!

It’s difficult to think that Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was published four decades ago. Since then, mobile phones and virtual assistants have evolved into digital clocks. We no longer use the adjective “neat” to describe either of these devices very frequently. However, the fantasy concepts presented in the book are not outdated.

Even if there is destruction of ecosystems to make room for roads, artificial intelligence (AI) offers a major threat of going out of control. Adams’s invention and its deadpan surrealism don’t seem to go away. The cosmos keeps revealing that it is far more sophisticated than we believed.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy began as a BBC radio broadcast in 1976. That was one year before the publication of the first book in the series. Additionally, Adams is the author of four other works. And enjoys Dungeons & Dragons. People purchased almost 15 million copies of his five books before he passed away in 2001.

One of the many scientists who enjoyed the book was the late theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. He provided the voice of the book’s main character, “The Guide,” in the novel’s radio version. Other scientists also enjoyed the book. It’s release date was in 2018.

Don’t be frightened; it’s just the Galaxy!

Following the destruction of Earth, the protagonist of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a human by the name of Arthur Dent, hitches a ride across the cosmos with an alien by the name of Ford Prefect and a group of peculiar characters, including the two-headed president of the galaxy Zaphod Beeblebrox, a depressed robot by the name of Marvin, and an astrophysicist by the name of Trillian. Both the Bidenichthys beeblebroxi fish and the Erechthias beeblebroxi fungus moth have patterns. They make it appear like they have additional heads to fool potential predators.


There are “mice” that are very intelligent, and there is also a supercomputer known as Deep Thought. Deep Thought is famous for discovering the solution to the ultimate question of life, the world, and everything is 42. Mice are also quite intelligent.

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