Tsiolkovsky vs. Stapledon [was Jupiter Brain meme]

Robert J. Bradbury (bradbury@www.aeiveos.com)
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 09:14:16 -0700 (PDT)

Anders had commented that Stapledon may have been the first to come up with a planet-sized brain and I had mentioned the overlap between Stapledon & Tsiolkovsky.

Anders wrote:
> Did Tsiolkovsky go beyond the merely trans-human level of people in
> his writings?
I'm not sure whether he dealt with trans-humanism per se but he definately included interstellar colonization in his "Plan for Space Exploration" (published ~1926).