The Practice Effect

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 23, 2009 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Dennis Nuel is a physicist who, during his research, develops a machine that allows him to explore alternate realities, each of which sport some very strange scientific properties.

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My favorite David Brin book. Forget the Uplift series, this is the Brin book to read. I've read it several times and enjoyed it thoroughly each time. Read full review

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One of Brin's earlier works. It isn't as smart and sciencey as Earth or the Uplift series. It is a fun action adventure with some interesting looks at physics and anthropology. Read full review

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David Brin is a scientist, writer, and public speaker. He was born in Pasadena, California, on October 9, 1950. Brin attended the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and later earned a doctorate at the University of California. He accepted a position as an engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company. Brin is a former fellow at the California Space Institute and serves on several government and nongovernment advisory committees dealing with issues involved with technological growth. Brin has lectured all over the world on such topics as space flight, ecology, and the search for extraterrestrial life. Brin deals with global warming, the destruction of the ozone layer, and pollution of Earth. His 1987 novel, The Uplift War, received the Hugo Award and the Locus Award. His novels have been translated into 20 languages.

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