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The first part of their plan involves accelerating some tuberiding human habitats to near light-speed. The go-to real review is Dirk Grobbelaar's 5-star, conveniently located at the head of the pack below. It’s a great book, which may not have aged too well, but still instills a sense of wonder in the reader.

Having read Blood Music, and now Eon, the impression I am getting of Greg Bear is that he has good ideas, sets them up well, but has no follow through and no idea how to end his stories. The physicist, Patricia Vasquez, arrives at the Stone and receives clearance for all the information discovered by the existing science teams, including libraries that describe a nuclear holocaust—“the Death”—taking place in 2005. Un gruppo eterogeneo di scienziati e militari si immergeranno in un mistero che si estende nello spazio e nel tempo. I never tried touching the square root of space-time before so I cannot attest to whether it is in any way similar to trying to enter the singularity (which I have also never attempted for some reason).And there's a library that appears to recount the history of Earth, but this history includes events in the future of our team, and even predicts the war they wanted to avoid. But I'll still say that this is probably one of those books whose basic idea is so good that, nearly no matter how boring you will find one of the subplots, you just have to love it. It eases us into the WOW factor, the awe, and then changes tacks several times in the telling, giving us more. DJ has a crease along top front cover and a vertical crease through left 1/3 of front cover and same on rear cover. The seventh chamber is the start of a tube much larger than the asteroid it appears to be inside of -- in fact, as far as anyone can tell, it is infinite.

It's overwhelming the way I love to be overwhelmed by authors like Stephen Baxter, Kim Stanley Robinson, Cixin Liu, and even Adrian Tchaikovsky. This nuclear war hasn’t happened yet, and the scientists studying the asteroid already realized that the Stone came from an alternate reality.The characters: I read this a couple of years ago, and the characters were flat, so I remember little about them. In fairness Eon may well please many a true hard SF fan, but for me it's served mainly to reinforce my growing suspicion that this type of fiction is not for me. Everything starts as a mysterious asteroid enters Earth orbit, and an expedition sent by the west discovers that it was built by humans of the future and somehow sent back in time unintentionally. There, through her eyes, we see the railway system, the market squares, quarters, and all the other astonishing things this mysterious astronomical wonder has to offer.

His work covered themes of galactic Thanks for the comment, I always appreciate people chiming in with different viewponts, and I’m glad you liked this book. At the opening of the novel, in 2005, Judith Hoffmann, head of the commission that coordinates the exploration of the Stone, recruits a theoretical physicist. The description of the war is NATO’s most closely guarded secret, and politicians race to prevent a war in Patricia’s own universe.

The first half of this book is pretty compelling in a Cold-War never ended reality, where the two sides are bickering over a planetary object, 'The Stone', that has come to orbit the Earth. The Way has all that, but for me personally (your feelings may well be different), the most interesting and exciting part of Bear's stories was the scientific backbone. It has the exact same profile as Juno, but much less mass, because someone has hollowed it out into seven enormous chambers.

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