The Resource The clockwork rocket, Greg Egan, (electronic resource)

The clockwork rocket, Greg Egan, (electronic resource)

Label
The clockwork rocket
Title
The clockwork rocket
Statement of responsibility
Greg Egan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Yalda's universe, light has no universal speed and its creation generates energy. On Yalda's world, plants make food by emitting their own light into the dark night sky. As a child, Yalda witnesses one of a series of strange meteors, the Hurtlers, that are entering the planetary system at an immense, unprecedented speed. It becomes apparent that her world is in imminent danger - and the task of dealing with the Hurtlers will require knowledge and technology far beyond anything her civilization has yet achieved! Only one solution seems tenable: if a spacecraft can be sent on a journey at sufficiently high speed, its trip will last many generations for those on board, but it will return after just a few years have passed at home. The travelers will have a chance to discover the science their planet urgently needs, and bring it back in time to avert disaster
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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Egan, Greg
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Orthogonal
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Space flight
  • Meteors
  • Technology
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The clockwork rocket, Greg Egan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11466054
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11466054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11466054
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The clockwork rocket, Greg Egan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11466054
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11466054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11466054
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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