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Ben Bova
The author of more than 100 futuristic novels and nonfiction books,Dr. Ben Bova has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age. President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, Dr. Bova... show more



The author of more than 100 futuristic novels and nonfiction books,Dr. Ben Bova has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age. President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, Dr. Bova received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, “for fueling mankind’s imagination regarding the wonders of outerspace.” His 2006 novel TITAN received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. Earlier, he was an award-winning editor of ANALOG and OMNI and an executive in the aerospace industry.Dr. Bova is a frequent commentator on radio and television and popular lecturer.His website is: http://www.benbova.com

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Birth date: November 08, 1932
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Turn The Page rated it 1 year ago
This was better than I thought it would be, and yet it went in a really different direction than I anticipated. The 80-year mission to explore an earthlike planet discovered orbiting the star Sirius C, some 8+ light years away, brings a team of scientists an unexpected discovery: the planet is just ...
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Turn The Page rated it 1 year ago
Going back more to the roots of The Grand Tour, Bova describes how Dan Randolph wrestles control of mining for certain ores in space out from the dominant Soviet empire. This is kind of the forbearance of Randolph setting up his Astro Manufacturing company where he will begin to help explore and col...
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Turn The Page rated it 2 years ago
Picking up fairly recently after the events of Moonrise, the citizens of Moonbase continue to live and operate their colony while fighting (politically and ultimately physically) the forces of the U.N. back on Earth, which is trying desperately to shutdown their base due to their fear of nanotechnol...
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Turn The Page rated it 2 years ago
The race is on between the nation of Selene on the Moon and the International Astronautical Authority to build a series of telescopes to view a discovered object several light years away that could potentially harbor life with similar conditions to those on the Earth. When the mirror being construct...
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Turn The Page rated it 2 years ago
The fourth book in the Asteroid Wars picks up after the third, where the Zacharias family ends up fighting for their lives after their ship, the Syracuse, is attacked by Dorn, who has changed after his exposure to an artifact found in the third book. The mother and her two kids are left stranded on ...
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