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Carbide Tipped Pens

Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction

by Ben Bova Editor · Ben Bova Author

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Seventeen hard science fiction tales by today's top authors. Hard science fiction is the literature of change, rigorously examining the impact—both beneficial and dangerous—of science and technology on humanity, the future, and the cosmos. As science advances, expanding our knowledge of the universe, astounding new frontiers in storytelling open up as well.In Carbide Tipped Pens, over a dozen of today's most creative imaginations explore these frontiers, carrying on the grand tradition of such legendary masters as Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and John W. Campbell, while bringing hard science fiction into the twenty-first century by extrapolating from the latest scientific developments and discoveries. Ranging from ancient China to the outer reaches of the solar system, this outstanding collection of original stories, written by an international roster of authors, finds wonder, terror, and gripping human drama in topics as diverse as space exploration, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, climate change, alternate history, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, interplanetary war, and even the future of baseball. From tattoos that treat allergies to hazardous missions to Mars and beyond, from the end of the world to the farthest limits of human invention, Carbide Tipped Pens turns startling new ideas into state-of-the art science fiction.This collection includes stories by Ben Bova, Gregory Benford, Robert Reed, Aliette de Bodard, Jack McDevitt, Howard Hendrix, Daniel H. Wilson, and many others!

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Imprint:
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2014

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 352.9 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 352.9 MB

Eric Choi (Author)

Eric Choi is an aerospace engineer as well as an award-winning author and editor. He has worked on a number of space missions, including the Phoenix Mars Lander and the Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. Choi also coedited the anthology...

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Eric Choi (Editor)

Eric Choi is an aerospace engineer as well as an award-winning author and editor. He has worked on a number of space missions, including the Phoenix Mars Lander and the Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. Choi also coedited the anthology...

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Ben Bova (Author)

Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia and received his doctorate in education from California Coast University in 1996. The author of over 120 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, he has also been a radio commentator, editor, lecturer, and aerospac...

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Ben Bova (Editor)

Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia and received his doctorate in education from California Coast University in 1996. The author of over 120 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, he has also been a radio commentator, editor, lecturer, and aerospac...

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Creators

Narrator :
Judy Young
Narrator :
Paul Boehmer
Author :
Eric Choi
Editor :
Eric Choi
Narrator :
Gabrielle De Cuir
Author :
Ben Bova
Editor :
Ben Bova
Narrator :
Cassandra Campbell
Narrator :
Various Narrators
Narrator :
Stefan Rudnicki
Narrator :
Alex Hyde-White
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