The first volume of Asimov's saga, which won the Hugo Award for Best All-Time Novel Series. The ostensible task of Foundation, a group of savants established by Seldon on the remote planet Terminus, is to compile the "Encyclopedia Galactica", a complete account of human knowledge.
The third volume in the "Foundation" saga. Psychohistorian Hari Seldon was the only man in history to have understood the shifting patterns of the inhabited cosmos. He foresaw that the Foundation he set up on the planet Terminus would be vulnerable, as it was to be attacked by the Mule.