RIP - Stanislaw Lem

An author of one of my favourite books, Solaris, has died at the age of 84. Stanislaw Lem was a Polish Science Fiction author, and penned several novels, which have sold more than 27 million copies, according to the SciFi Wire. His best known work was Solaris, which explored the human consiousness, taking place on a space station orbiting a star called Solaris, which may or may not be sentient. It's an amazing book and amazing movie, although I can't speak for the earlier Russian movie.