[Reading] ➻ Ringworld ➱ Larry Niven – E17streets4all.co.uk The artefact is a circular ribbon of matter six hundred million miles long and ninety million miles in radius Pierson s puppeteers, the aliens who discovered it, are understandably wary of encounterin The artefact is a circular ribbon of matter six hundred million miles long and ninety million miles in radius Pierson s puppeteers, the aliens who discovered it, are understandably wary of encountering the builders of such an immense structure and have assembled a team of two humans, a mad puppeteer and a kzin, a huge cat like alien, to explore it But a crash landing on the vast edifice forces the crew on a desperate and dangerous trek across the Ringworld.
Laurence van Cott Niven s best known work is RingworldRingworld, , which received the Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards His work is primarily hard science fiction, using big science concepts and theoretical physics The creation of thoroughly worked out alien species, which are very different from humans both physically and mentally, is recognized as one of Niven s main strengthsNiven also often includes elements of detective fiction and adventure stories His fantasy includes The Magic Goes Away series, which utilizes an exhaustible resource, called Mana, to make the magic a non renewable resource Niven created an alien species, the Kzin, which If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader were featured in a series of twelve collection books, the Man Kzin Wars He co authored a number of novels with Jerry Pournelle In fact, much of his writing since the s has been in collaboration, particularly with Pournelle, Steven Barnes, Brenda Cooper, or Edward M LernerHe briefly attended the California Institute of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics with a minor in psychology from Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, in He did a year of graduate work in mathematics at the University of California at Los Angeles He has since lived Ringworld PDF ò Paperback in Los Angeles suburbs, including Chatsworth and Tarzana, as a full time writer He married Marilyn Joyce Fuzzy Pink Wisowaty, herself a well known science fiction and Regency literature fan, on September , Niven won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story for Neutron Star in In , for Inconstant Moon, and in for The Hole Man In , he won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette for The Borderland of SolNiven has written scripts for various science fiction television shows, including the original Land of the Lost series and Star Trek The Animated Series, for which he adapted his early Kzin story The Soft Weapon He adapted his story Inconstant Moon for an episode of the television series The Outer Limits in He has also written for the DC Comics character Green Lantern including in his stories hard science fiction concepts such as universal entropy and the redshift effect, which are unusual in comic bookstp uscmillan author larryn.
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