In the Ocean of Night by Gregory Benford

In the Ocean of Night

byGregory Benford

Kobo ebook | July 31, 2007

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The first novel of the classic Galactic Center series, written by eminent American physicist and award-winning author of "Timescape."

2019: NASA Astronaut Nigel Walmsley is sent on a mission to intercept a rogue asteroid on a collision course with Earth. Ordered to destroy the comet, he instead discovers that it is actually the shell of a derelict space probe-a wreck with just enough power to emit a single electronic signal...

2034: Then a reply is heard. Searching for the source of this signal that comes from outside the solar system, Nigel discovers the existence of a sentient ship. When the new vessel begins to communicate directly with him, the astronaut learns of the horrors that await humanity. For the ship was created by an alien race that has spent billions and billions of years searching for intelligent life...to annihilate it.

Gregory Benford, Physicist and writer Professor Gregory Benford earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 1967. He's a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and a consultant for NASA. Benford's first novel "Deeper than the Darkness" (1970), which was revised as "The Stars in Shroud" (1978), gave him notice as a serious Science F...
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Title:In the Ocean of NightFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 31, 2007Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0446507490

ISBN - 13:9780446507493

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book I think this book is probably my favourite book in the series. It is such a great read a by a great author.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding!!!! Great book that really expands your mind about the possibilities of intelligence elsewhere in the universe.
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