Farside
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Published:
New York : Tor, 2013.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
9780765323873 (hbk.), 0765323877 (hbk.)
Physical Desc:
367 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Huron Street - Adult Fiction - Science Fiction
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Farside, the side of the moon that never faces Earth, is the ideal location for an astronomical observatory. It is also the setting for a tangled web of politics, personal ambition, love, jealousy, and murder.

Telescopes on Earth have detected an Earth-sized planet circling a star some thirty light-years away. Now the race is on to get pictures of that distant world, photographs and spectra that show whether or not the planet is truly like Earth—and if it bears life. Farside observatory will have the largest optical telescope in the solar system as well as a vast array of radio antennas, the most sensitive radio telescope possible, insulated from the interference of Earth's radio chatter by a thousand kilometers of the moon's solid body. Building Farside is a complex, often dangerous task. On the airless surface of the moon, under constant bombardment by hard radiation and infalling micrometeoroids, builders must work in cumbersome spacesuits and use robotic machines as much as possible. Breakdowns—mechanical and emotional—are commonplace. Accidents happen, some of them fatal. But what they ultimately find will stun everyone, and the human race will never be the same.

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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bova, B. (2013). Farside. New York: Tor.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bova, Ben, 1932-. 2013. Farside. New York: Tor.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bova, Ben, 1932-, Farside. New York: Tor, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bova, Ben. Farside. New York: Tor, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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