Across the Sea of Suns

Across the Sea of Suns

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Across the Sea of Suns is a 1984 hard science fiction novel by Gregory Benford. It is the second novel in his Galactic Center Saga, and continues to follow the scientist Nigel Walmsley, who encountered a machine extraterrestrial in the previous book, In the Ocean of Night aboard an expeditionary spaceflight to find other life. Eventually Nigel discovers evidence of the major conflict in the galaxy.Radio astronomy on the Moon in 2021 reveals the presence of life by a nearby red dwarf, on a tide-locked planet. To investigate them and the message they are transmitting, Earth's governments repurpose a space colony that was to be stationed at one of Earth's Lagrangian points and convert it into Lancer, a Bussard ramjet powered interstellar ship based on a crashed alien ship discovered in the Mare Marginis on the Moon, and send it to investigateshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613674077X
  • 9786136740775