Questions tagged [gregory-benford]

a science fiction author and astrophysicist at the University of California, Irvine.

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Bowl Of Heaven was riddled with errors. Has Niven or Benford explained the awful editing?

In the novel Bowl of Heaven by Larry Niven and Gregory Benford, the editing is sloppy and there are many, many continuity errors. It's quite awful. 22% of reviewers on Amazon gave the book 1 star out ...
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In 'Bowl of Heaven' and 'Shipstar' how visible would distant parts of the Bowl be?

In Bowl of Heaven and Shipstar Larry Niven and Gregory Benford introduce the Bowl a ringworld-like structure (although slightly smaller, about the radius of Mercury's orbit if I remember correctly). ...
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