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Baxter Stephen

Sunstorm

Sunstorm Оценка: 3.0 (1)
Serie: A Time Odyssey
Genre: fantasy
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Returned to the Earth of 2037 by the Firstborn, mysterious beings of almost limitless technological prowess, Bisesa Dutt is haunted by the memories of her five years spent on the strange alternate Earth called Mir, a jigsaw-puzzle world made up of lands and people cut out of different eras of Earth’s history. Why did the Firstborn create Mir? Why was Bisesa taken there and then brought back on the day after her original disappearance?
Bisesa’s questions receive a chilling answer when scientists discover an anomaly in the sun’s core-an anomaly that has no natural cause is evidence of alien intervention over two thousand years before. Now plans set in motion millennia ago by inscrutable watchers light-years away are coming to fruition in a sunstorm designed to scour the Earth of all life in a bombardment of deadly radiation.
Thus commences a furious race against a ticking solar time bomb. But even now, as apocalypse looms, cooperation is not easy for the peoples and nations of the Earth. Religious and political differences threaten to undermine every effort.
And all the while, the Firstborn are watching …
Year: 2005 г.
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  1. Arthur C. Clarke   & Stephen Baxter
  2. Sunstorm
  3. Part 1
  4. 1: Return
  5. 2: The Peak of Eternal Light
  6. 3: Royal Society
  7. 4: Visitor
  8. 5: Emergency Management
  9. 6: Forecast
  10. 7: Mass Ejection
  11. Part 2
  12. 8: Recovery
  13. 9: Lunar Descent
  14. 10: Contact Light
  15. 11: Time ’s Eye
  16. 12: Briefing
  17. 13: Neutrinos
  18. 14: Missing in Action
  19. 15: Bottleneck
  20. 16: Debrief
  21. 17: Brainstorm
  22. 18: Announcement
  23. Part 3
  24. 19: Industry
  25. 20: Human Resources
  26. 21: Showstoppers
  27. 22: Turning Point
  28. 23: Heathrow
  29. 24: BDO
  30. 25: Smoking Gun
  31. Part 4
  32. 26: Altair
  33. 27: The Tin Lid
  34. 28: The Ark
  35. 29: Impact
  36. 30: Telescope
  37. 31: Perspectives
  38. 32: Legal Person
  39. 33: Core
  40. 34: Sunset (I)
  41. 35: Sunset (II)
  42. 36: Sunset (III)
  43. 37: Sunset (IV)
  44. 38: Firstborn
  45. Part 5
  46. 39: Morning Star
  47. 40: Dawn
  48. 41: The Palace in the Sky
  49. 42: Noon
  50. 43: Shield
  51. 44: Sunset
  52. 45: Martian Spring
  53. 46: Aftershock
  54. 47: Bad News
  55. 48: Cerenkov Radiation
  56. Part 6
  57. 49: Pacific
  58. 50: Elevator
  59. 51: A Signal from Earth
  60. Afterword
  61. About The Authors
  62. Notes


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