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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 4 months ago
Pretty much continues from where The Rock Rats left off....the characters that Bova developed so well in the first two asteroid war books continue to battle for the riches of the asteroid belt, as well as resolve their personality differences in various ways. Humphries, Astro Corporation, and Yamaga...
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Turn The Page rated it 9 months ago
Follow up to The Precipice, this one picks up after Dan Randolph's death as many are racing to the asteroid belt to claim the riches that it entails. Many familiar characters from the previous novel return as Martin Humphries continues his evil ways to prevent anyone but him from gathering the resou...
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Turn The Page rated it 9 months ago
I love the Grand Tour books by Bova, and this one fits right in with the entire saga he has created. The earth has reached greenhouse hell, and Dan Randolph knows that going out into the solar system to harvest minerals for industry is the way to save the earth's economy, and perhaps the earth itsel...
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Turn The Page rated it 2 years ago
Continues right along with the first two in a very enjoyable way. I admit this book seems a bit rushed compared to the first two, but I do like the way it ended with Stoner, Jo, and the kids zooming out into space in the ship they built. Great fun, and will soon tackle the recent fourth book Bova pe...
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Turn The Page rated it 2 years ago
I love Ben Bova books. Yes, they assume a lot, and with any good science fiction book you have to suspend your beliefs and/or realities to really enjoy them, but I have no problem with that whatsoever. Titan made me feel like I was really there either in orbit around Saturn or on the famous moon of ...
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