Translated into 52 languages, the bespectacled writer and philosopher predicted the internet, 3D printing, digitalised photographs and was once denounced to the FBI for being a Communist conspiracy group codenamed L.E.M. that was out to infiltrate the world of American science fiction.
The information from the satellites could help scientists understand how elements are spread across the galaxy.
Bookworms of the world unite in the Polish city that wants to cement its position as a global literary powerhouse.
Hailed as being a ‘flagship cultural institution’, Planet Lem, as it’s called, has been designed by the award-winning team behind Warsaw’s Hala Koszyki food hall and the Pixel building in Poznań.