Hard SF bargain. "Dragons Egg" by Robert Forward 49p on Kindle
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Hard SF bargain. "Dragons Egg" by Robert Forward 49p on Kindle

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Found 9th Jul 2017
I read this 25-30 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it, like all of Robert Forwards books. Full of science and some great speculation and big imagination.

In a moving story of sacrifice and triumph, human scientists establish a relationship with intelligent lifeforms—the cheela—living on Dragon’s Egg, a neutron star where one Earth hour is equivalent to hundreds of their years. The cheela culturally evolve from savagery to the discovery of science, and for a brief time, men are their diligent teachers.

“In science fiction there is only a handful of books that stretch the mind—and this is one of them.”—Arthur C. Clarke
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Very hot if you like science based science fiction. I also read this a long long time ago (^ ^)
jasee

Very hot if you like science based science fiction. I also read this a … Very hot if you like science based science fiction. I also read this a long long time ago (^ ^)


I'm really hoping this means his other books will appear on kindle, the "Rocheworld" books were even better.
Is a brilliant story and about as hard sf as you can get. Highly recommended!
I am unfamiliar with the term Hard SF, can someone enlighten me?
Read this when I was about 10/11. Good read, starts off a little slow, but the story throws out the tired alien life tropes and goes for something pretty unique. Worth a read.
aperfectm

I am unfamiliar with the term Hard SF, can someone enlighten me?


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