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In his second novel, following No Man's a Mountain (Mayhaven, 1996), physics professor Cramer writes elegantly about the ramifications from the high-particle physics superconducting supercollider (SSC). Two alien races notice the SSC activities?the Hive assimilates and destroys civilizations while the Makers share knowledge. In a race toward first contact with Earth, we can only hope the Makers reach us first. Recommended for hard sf collections.
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Arriving too late for a full review, physicist-author Cramer's latest hard science fiction yarn (Twistor, 1989) begins in an alternate ``bubble'' universe where the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) project didn't collapse through lack of funding in the 1990s. Instead, in 2004, the search for the elusive Higgs boson begins--but the operation of the SSC inadvertently sends a signal into another bubble universe, this inhabited by the malignant and utterly ruthless Hive, who colonize new universes by completely obliterating the competition. Fortunately, the benevolent Makers also receive the signal and send a message back alerting Earth to the danger. Cramer splendidly demonstrates just how fascinating and mind- boggling real science can be, and shows exactly how vulnerable basic research is to political whim. -- Copyright ©1997, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
this book has excitement, adventure, science, plot twists and so much more. i highly recommend this book and i hope cramer writes more soon.Published on Oct. 8 2003 by rylett
I'm sorry about this John. But your book Einstein's Bridge is a real sleeper. I've only read the first half of it and I'm falling asleep. I love hard fiction. Read morePublished on June 21 2002 by Michael S. Morgan
If you enjoy hard science fiction, as I do, then you will definately enjoy this exceptional book. Well worth a read (as is Twistor). Read morePublished on Dec 30 2001
I love it when the "Hard Science" group snubs other forms of science fiction yet they can't even read a map... Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2001 by Rick
Einstein's Bridge is an excellent Hard Science Fiction book. I enjoyed the very strong hero and heroin characters, the physics presented as the basis of a powerful and... Read morePublished on Aug. 29 2000 by Lee R. Lunsford
Starts with a realistic picture of scientists at work and adds some fantastic ideas for a fun, fast story. The science aspects are interesting and relevant to the story. Read morePublished on Dec 22 1999 by Erik Neumann
I just absolutely enjoyed this book! It is rare to find a book with real science but with also a very entertaining story. Some ideas in the book are very original. Read morePublished on Aug. 8 1999
I haven't read many science fictions, but this one just blew me away. It was so entertaining and was very hard to stop once I started reading. Read morePublished on July 8 1999