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HarperCollins, Feb 1, 1998 - Fiction - 344 pages
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On an otherwise ordinary day not long from now, inside a massive installation of ultra-high-energy scientific equipment, something goes wrong with a brilliant young physicist's most ambitious experiment. But this is not a calamity. It will soon be seen as one of the most significant breakthroughs in history.
For the explosion has left something behind: a wondrous sphere the size of a basketball, made of nothing known to science. Before long, it will be clear that this object has opened a vista on an entirely different universe - a newborn cosmos whose existence will rock this world and test one woman to the limit as she comes face-to-face with fame and terror. That woman is the physicist who has ignited this thrilling adventure.

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User Review  - Charles Harrison - Goodreads

Some seriously cool science in this one and a wonderful insight into the inner working of academia. An unusual take on science fiction, this read more as a thriller with science in it. Predictable in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bumpy - Goodreads

I like a good, hard sci-fi yarn, but there are limits! Reams of dry, abstruse physics theory - though certainly lending an air of authenticity to the concept - does not an entertaining read make ... Read full review

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Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine.

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