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Ball lightning

Ball lightning

Liu, Cixin, author; Martinsen, Joel, translator

When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station. The more he learns, the more he comes to realise that ball lightning is just the tip of an entirely new frontier in particle physics. Although Chen's quest provides a purpose for his lonely life, his reasons for chasing his elusive quarry come into conflict with soldiers and scientists who have motives of their own: a beautiful army major with an obsession with dangerous weaponry, and a physicist who has no place for ethical considerations in his single-minded pursuit of knowledge

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction in Translation. Science fiction.
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Published London: Head of Zeus, 2019
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Cixin Liu ; translated by Joel Martinsen
ISBN: 1786694700, 9781786694706
Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Note: This translation originally published: New York: Tor, 2016.
Physical Description: 485 pages ; 20 cm