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Tau Zero - Poul Anderson
Tau Zero
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9780795307461
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3.0 SFional Lorentz Transformations: "Tau Zero" by Poul Anderson
“Consider: a single light-year is an inconceivable abyss. Denumerable but inconceivable. At an ordinary speed – say, a reasonable pace for a car in megalopolitan traffic, two kilometers per minute – you would consume almost nine million years in crossing it. And in Sol’s neighborhood, the stars aver...
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4.0 Anderson's Tau Zero
Poul Anderson is an underrated and highly flexible science fiction and fantasy writer. This is now my third book by him. All of them are good and innovative. This book is with The Forever War the best treatment of relativity that I have seen in Science Fiction.It concerns a colony ship accelerati...
Farnaz rated it
3.0 Tau Zero
can't say I enjoyed it fully and duly lol. but Hard SF part was lovely. (nice rhyme)))
Novel Tease
Novel Tease rated it
This might have made a good novella. I just read a blurb that said Anderson will be best remembered for this book. I hope not. Some of his work is very good, some is great. This isn't.I guess it qualifies as "hard science", because no laws of physics are violated (though I think nobody actually beli...
meganbaxter rated it
I'm reading this book as moderator of a discussion on Sci Fi Aficionadoes this month. No one has chimed in yet on the discussion. It's a little lonely. The reason I'm bringing that up is because Tau Zero was the winner of our "Time Travel" theme, which has me a little bit...befuddled. I mean, yes, t...
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