Engineering Infinity

Engineering Infinity

Engineering Infinity

Engineering Infinity

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Overview

The universe shifts and changes: suddenly you understand, you get it, and are filled with wonder. That moment of understanding drives the greatest science-fiction stories and lies at the heart of Engineering Infinity.

Whether it’s coming up hard against the speed of light – and, with it, the enormity of the universe – realising that terraforming a distant world is harder and more dangerous than you’d ever thought, or simply realizing that a hitchhiker on a starship consumes fuel and oxygen with tragic results, it’s hard science-fiction where a sense of discovery is most often found and where science-fiction’s true heart lies.

This exciting and innovative science-fiction anthology collects together stories by some of the biggest names in the field, including Gwyneth Jones, Stephen Baxter and Charles Stross.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907519529
Publisher: Solaris
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Series: The Infinity Project , #1
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 11.34(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Strahan is a World Fantasy Award award-winning editor, anthologist, and podcaster. He has edited more than 70 books, is reviews editor for Locus, a consulting editor for Tor.com, and co-host and producer of the Hugo-nominated Coode Street Podcast.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Beyond the Gernsback Continuum..., Jonathan Strahan
  • Malak, Peter Watts
  • Watching the Music Dance, Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Laika’s Ghost, Karl Schroeder
  • The Invasion of Venus, Stephen Baxter
  • The Server and the Dragon, Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Bit Rot, Charles Stross
  • Creatures with Wings, Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • Walls of Flesh, Bars of Bone, Damien Broderick & Barbara Lamar
  • Mantis, Robert Reed
  • Judgement Eve, John C. Wright
  • A Soldier of the City, David Moles
  • Mercies, Gregory Benford
  • The Ki-anna, Gwyneth Jones
  • The Birds and the Bees and the Gasoline Trees, John Barnes
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