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The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 7

Nina Allan Deborah L Davitt Sheila Finch



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  • 358 sidor
  • 2023
An unabridged collection spotlighting the best hard science fiction stories and novellas published in 2022 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster.
  • "The Lichens" by Nina Allan - A 22nd century botanist asks a teacher in Scotland, at the time of Culloden, for help with her research.
  • "Beneath the Surface, a Womb of Ice" by Deborah L. Davitt - A biochemist involved in the search for underground water on Mars finds refuge in the mechanics of science.
  • "A Stone's Throw" by Gregory Feeley - Romance burns hot amidst the cold moons of Neptune.
  • "The Wine-Dark Deep" by Sheila Finch - A cephalopod researcher discovers petroglyphs on the walls of a deep underwater cave.
  • "Cloudchaser" by Tom Jolly - A collector of rare artifacts hides his valuables on darkworlds.
  • "The Ploughshare and the Storm" by Gwyneth Jones - Post-humans find a time capsule on Europa.
  • "Nonstandard Candles" by Yoon Ha Lee - A cartographer and her apprentice map the outer darkness of space.
  • "Timekeepers' Symphony" by Ken Liu - The colonization of the cosmos transforms humanity's sense of time.
  • "Maryon's Gift" by Paul McAuley - Set in the author's Jackaroo series, monks fight to keep a newly discovered pristine world free of humans.
  • "Goldie" by Sean Monaghan - Scientists learn a lot about themselves while studying the ecosystems of an alien planet.
  • "The Abacus and the Infinite Vessel" by Vikram Ramakrishnan - A scientist recalls the struggles of her and her mother after immigrating to Mars.
  • "I Give You the Moon" by Justina Robson - A history student yearns for a dose of reality in an AR-immersed future.
  • "The Difference Between Love and Time" by Catherynne M. Valente - A woman has a relationship with the space-time continuum that's a bit different than most of us.
  • "Critical Mass" - An avant-garde artist, past his prime, discovers his works are being vandalized.
  • "Communion" - A pilot is caught in a life and death struggle between his ship's AI and an alien microbe after crash landing on an ice moon.

  • Författare: Nina Allan, Deborah L Davitt, Sheila Finch
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781884612657
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 358
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2023-06-06
  • Förlag: Infinivox