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Artifact

A small cube of black rock has been unearthed in a 3500-year-old Mycenaean tomb.

An incomprehensible object in an impossible place; its age,its purpose, and its origins are unknown.

Its discovery has unleashed a global storm of intrigue, theft andespionage, and is pushing nations to the brink of war.

Its substance has scientists baffled. And the miracle it contains does not belong on this Earth.

It is mystery and madness — an enigma with no equal in recordedhistory. It is mankind's greatest discovery ... and worst nightmare.

It may have already obliterated a world. Ours is next.A small cube of black rock has been unearthed in a 3500-year-old Mycenaen tomb.

An incomprehensible object in an impossible place; its age, its purpose, and its origins are unknown.

Its discovery has unleashed a global storm of intrigue, theft and espionage, and is pushing nations to the brink of war.

Its substance has scientist baffled. And the miracle it contains does not belong on this Earth.

It is mystery and madness-an enigma with no equal in recorded history. It is mankind's greatest discovery. . .and worst nightmare.

It may have already obliterated a world. Ours is next.

Synopsis:

Archaeologists have unearthed a strange artifact buried in a 3500-year-old Mycenaen tomb. A small cube of black rock topped with an amber horn, it contains the heat of a sun within and its discovery has unleashed a global storm of intrigue and espionage, and has led nations to the brink of war. And now a team of dedicated scientists must unlock the secrets of its origins and its purpose, before a mysterious relic that may have already obliterated one world destroys another.

About the Author

Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine. He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and was Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University. and in 1995 received the Lord Prize for contributions to sciences. His research encompasses both theory and experiments in the fields of astrophysics and plasma physics. His fiction has won many awards, including the Nebula Award for his novel Timescape. Dr. Benford makes his home in Laguna Beach, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380791958
Foreword:
Benford, Gregory
Author:
Benford, Gregory
Author:
by Gregory Benford
Publisher:
Harper Voyager
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Science / Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Publication Date:
19980701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.86x4.15x1.16 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Archaeologists have unearthed a strange artifact buried in a 3500-year-old Mycenaen tomb. A small cube of black rock topped with an amber horn, it contains the heat of a sun within and its discovery has unleashed a global storm of intrigue and espionage, and has led nations to the brink of war. And now a team of dedicated scientists must unlock the secrets of its origins and its purpose, before a mysterious relic that may have already obliterated one world destroys another.
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