Revelation SpaceRevelation Space



'The span here is mind-boggling, cosmos-spanning concepts, a breathtaking journey' Good Book Guide

Author: Alastair Reynolds

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 0575083093

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Nine hundred thousand years ago, something wiped out the Amarantin. For the human colonists now settling the Amarantin homeworld Resurgam, it's of little more than academic interest, even after the discovery of a long-hidden, almost perfect Amarantin city and a colossal statue of a wingest Amarantin. For brilliant but ruthloess scientist Dan Sylveste, it's more than merelty intellectual curiosity - and he will stop at nothing to get at the truth. Even if the truth costs him everything. But the Amarantin were wiped out for a reason, and that danger is closer and greater than even Syveste imagines . . . REVELATION SPACE: a huge, magnificent space opera that ranges acrioss the known and unknown universe . . . towards the most terrifying of destinations.

Inhibitor PhaseInhibitor Phase



A stellar new science fiction adventure from the author who redefined space opera, set in his bestselling Revelation Space universe.

Author: Alastair Reynolds

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ISBN: 0316462764

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Page: 496

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A stellar new science fiction adventure from the author who redefined space opera, set in his bestselling Revelation Space universe. For thirty years a tiny band of humans has been sheltering in the caverns of an airless, crater-pocked world called Michaelmas. Beyond their solar system lie the ruins of human interstellar civilization, stalked by a ruthless, infinitely patient cybernetic entity determined to root out the last few bands of survivors. One man has guided the people of Michaelmas through the hardest of times, and given them hope against the wolves: Miguel de Ruyter. When a lone human ship blunders into their system, and threatens to lead the wolves to Michaelmas, de Ruyter embarks on a desperate, near-suicide mission to prevent catastrophe. But an encounter with a refugee from the ship--the enigmatic woman who calls herself only Glass--leads to de Ruyter's world being turned upside down.

House of SunsHouse of Suns



From the award-winning author of "The Prefect." Reynolds's brand of space opera continues to be engaging and awe-inspiring. Big-scale ideas; packed with sense of wonder; great world building; backed up by believable science.--"SF Signal."

Author: Alastair Reynolds

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 0575077174

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Page: 473

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From the award-winning author of "The Prefect." Reynolds's brand of space opera continues to be engaging and awe-inspiring. Big-scale ideas; packed with sense of wonder; great world building; backed up by believable science.--"SF Signal."

Pushing IcePushing Ice



Some centuries from now, the exploration and exploitation of the Solar System is in full swing.

Author: Alastair Reynolds

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 0575074388

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Some centuries from now, the exploration and exploitation of the Solar System is in full swing. On the cold edge of the system, Bella Lind, captain of the huge commercial spacecraft Rockhopper IV, helps fuel this new gold rush by attaching mass-driver motors to organic-rich water-ice comets to move them back to the inner worlds. Her crew are tough, blue-collar miners, engineers and demolition experts. Around Saturn, something inexplicable happens: one of the moons leaves its orbit and accelerates out of the Solar System. The icy mantle peels away to reveal that it was never a moon in the first place, just a parked spacecraft, millions of years old, that has now decided to move on. Rockhopper IV, trapped in the pull, is hurled across time and space into the deep, distant future, arriving in a vast, alien-constructed chamber. And the crew are not alone, for each chamber contains an alien culture dragged into this cosmic menagerie at the end of time. The crew of the Rockhopper IV know a lot about blowing up comets, but not much about first contact with ultra-advanced aliens. They have two things to worry about: can they (and their new alien allies) negotiate their way through each harrying contact? And can they assimilate the avalanche of knowledge about their own future - including all the glittering, dangerous technologies that are now theirs for the taking - without destroying themselves in the process?

Human Dimensions of CybersecurityHuman Dimensions of Cybersecurity



In other words, many people had ignored the warning signal of Wannacry (Section 2.2.2). ... Astrophysicist-turned science fiction writer, Alastair Reynolds, in his novel Chasm City and the Revelation Space trilogy, explores in great ...

Author: Terry Bossomaier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780429956546

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"In Human Dimensions of Cyber Security, Terry Bossomaier, Steven D’Alessandro, and Roger Bradbury have produced a book that ... shows how it is indeed possible to achieve what we all need; a multidisciplinary, rigorously researched and argued, and above all accessible account of cybersecurity — what it is, why it matters, and how to do it." --Professor Paul Cornish, Visiting Professor, LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics Human Dimensions of Cybersecurity explores social science influences on cybersecurity. It demonstrates how social science perspectives can enable the ability to see many hazards in cybersecurity. It emphasizes the need for a multidisciplinary approach, as cybersecurity has become a fundamental issue of risk management for individuals, at work, and with government and nation states. This book explains the issues of cybersecurity with rigor, but also in simple language, so individuals can see how they can address these issues and risks. The book provides simple suggestions, or cybernuggets, that individuals can follow to learn the dos and don’ts of cybersecurity. The book also identifies the most important human and social factors that affect cybersecurity. It illustrates each factor, using case studies, and examines possible solutions from both technical and human acceptability viewpoints.

RevengerRevenger



Revenger is a science fiction adventure story set in the rubble of our solar system in the dark, distant future - a tale of space pirates, buried treasure and phantom weapons, of unspeakable hazards and single-minded heroism . . . and of ...

Author: Alastair Reynolds

Publisher: Gollancz

ISBN: 0575090553

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The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilisations, building our own from the rubble, humanity still thrives. And there are vast fortunes to be made, if you know where to find them ...Captain Rackamore and his crew do. It's their business to find the tiny, enigmatic worlds which have been hidden away, booby-trapped, surrounded with layers of protection - and to crack them open for the ancient relics and barely-remembered technologies inside. But while they ply their risky trade with integrity, not everyone is so scrupulous. Adrana and Fura Ness are the newest members of Rackamore's crew, signed on to save their family from bankruptcy. Only Rackamore has enemies, and there might be more waiting for them in space than adventure and fortune: the fabled and feared Bosa Sennen in particular. Revenger is a science fiction adventure story set in the rubble of our solar system in the dark, distant future - a tale of space pirates, buried treasure and phantom weapons, of unspeakable hazards and single-minded heroism ...and of vengeance ...

The Medusa ChroniclesThe Medusa Chronicles



ALSO BY STEPHEN BAXTER ALSO BY ALASTAIR REYNOLDS TO THE MEMORY OF SIR ARTHUR C. CLARKE This book ... The Long Cosmos The Time Ships The Massacre of Mankind Revelation Space Revelation Space Chasm City Redemption Ark Absolution Gap The ...

Author: Stephen Baxter

Publisher: Gallery / Saga Press

ISBN: 9781481479684

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Page: 416

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A sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s Nebula Award–winning novella “A Meeting with Medusa,” this novel continues the thrilling adventure of astronaut Howard Falcon, humanity’s first explorer of Jupiter from two modern science fiction masters. Howard Falcon almost lost his life in an accident as the first human astronaut to explore the atmosphere of Jupiter—and a combination of human ingenuity and technical expertise brought him back. But he is no longer himself. Instead, he has been changed into an augmented human: part man, part machine, and exceptionally capable. With permission from the Clarke Estate, Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds continue this beloved writer’s enduring vision and have created a fresh story for new readers. The Medusa Chronicles charts Falcon’s journey through the centuries granted by his new body, but always back to mysteries of Jupiter and the changing interaction between humanity and the universe. A compelling read full of incredible action right from the beginning, this is a modern classic in the spirit of 2001 and The Martian.

What Do I Read Next What Do I Read Next



... Turquoise Days , 2003 Redemption Ark , 2002 Chasm City , 2001 Revelation Space , 2000 Other books you might like ... Where it's reviewed : Publishers Weekly , May 2 , 2005 , page 182 Other books by the same author : Against the Tide ...

Author: Neil Barron

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0787690228

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Page: 703

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