Ball Lightning

Ball Lightning

Book - 2018 | First edition
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When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of this mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station. The more he learns, the more he comes to realize that ball lightning is just the tip of an entirely new frontier. While Chen's quest for answers gives purpose to his lonely life, it also pits him against soldiers and scientists with motives of their own: a beautiful army major with an obsession with dangerous weaponry, and a physicist who has no place for ethical considerations in his single-minded pursuit of knowledge.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780765394071
Branch Call Number: LIU
Characteristics: 384 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Martinsen, Joel

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Dec 31, 2018

A eerier kind of sci-fi than the Three Body Series. Be prepared to be spooked, then soothed by a clever explanation, then disturbed all over again.

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Jun 02, 2018

liyanhao thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 98

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