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by Hal Clement
 

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Shrouded in eternal gloom by its own thick atmosphere, Tenebra was a hostile planet a place of crushing gravity, 370-degree temperatures, a constantly shifting crust and giant drifting raindrops. Uncompromising - yet there was life, intelligent life on Tenebra. For more than twenty years, Earth scientists had studied the natives from an orbiting laboratory... and had

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Shrouded in eternal gloom by its own thick atmosphere, Tenebra was a hostile planet a place of crushing gravity, 370-degree temperatures, a constantly shifting crust and giant drifting raindrops. Uncompromising - yet there was life, intelligent life on Tenebra. For more than twenty years, Earth scientists had studied the natives from an orbiting laboratory... and had even found a way to train and educate a few of them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780575110229
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
09/29/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
305 KB

Meet the Author

Hal Clement (1922-2003) graduated from Harvard and held degrees in astronomy, chemistry and education. A former B-24 pilot, he worked for most of his life as a high-school science teacher. He gained his reputation as an SF writer in Astounding, and Mission of Gravity first appeared there in 1953.

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