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The Resource Sunfall, Jim Al-Khalili

Sunfall, Jim Al-Khalili

Label
Sunfall
Title
Sunfall
Statement of responsibility
Jim Al-Khalili
Title variation
Sun fall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2041 and the world as we know it grinds to a halt. Our planet seems to be turning against itself, it would appear that the magnetic field, that protects life on Earth from deadly radiation from space, is failing..Desperate to quell the mass hysteria that would surely follow, world governments have concealed this rapidly emerging Armageddon. But a young Iranian hacktivist stumbles across the truth, and it becomes a race against time to reactivate the earth's core using beams of dark matter. As a small team of brave and brilliant scientists battle to find a way of transforming theory into practice, they face a fanatical group intent on pursuing their own endgame agenda: for they believe mankind to be a plague upon this earth and will do anything, commit any crime, to ensure that the project fails..
Summary
From renowned theoretical physicist, broadcaster and author Jim Al-Khalili, comes this thrilling debut novel drawing on cutting-edge science and set in a near-future full of dazzling technologies. 2041 and the world as we know it grinds to a halt. Our planet seems to be turning against itself - it would appear that the magnetic field, that protects life on Earth from deadly radiation from space, is failing... Desperate to quell the mass hysteria that would surely follow, world governments have concealed this rapidly emerging Armageddon. But a young Iranian hacktivist stumbles across the truth, and it becomes a race against time to reactivate the earth's core using beams of dark matter. As a small team of brave and brilliant scientists battle to find a way of transforming theory into practice, they face a fanatical group intent on pursuing their own endgame agenda- for they believe mankind to be a plague upon this earth and will do anything, commit any crime, to ensure that the project fails... And so bring about humanity's end.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10766360
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Al-Khalili, Jim
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scientists
  • Armageddon
  • Hackers
  • Cosmic magnetic fields
  • Hacktivism
  • Earth (Planet)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sunfall, Jim Al-Khalili
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065255697
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593077436
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1085191010
Label
Sunfall, Jim Al-Khalili
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065255697
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593077436
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1085191010

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