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The black cloud

Author: Fred Hoyle
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cloud of gas approaches the solar system on a course that in little more than a year is predicted to bring it between the Sun and the Earth, shutting off the Sun's rays and causing incalculable changes on our planet. Together with top-ranking experts in other fields, Chris Kingsley, Provessor in Astronomy at Cambridge is sent of a highly secret establishment set up to advise the Government. During the months that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle
OCLC Number: 4559771
Description: x, 250 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Fred Hoyle.

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A cloud of gas approaches the solar system on a course that in little more than a year is predicted to bring it between the Sun and the Earth, shutting off the Sun's rays and causing incalculable changes on our planet. Together with top-ranking experts in other fields, Chris Kingsley, Provessor in Astronomy at Cambridge is sent of a highly secret establishment set up to advise the Government. During the months that follow, the advisers, under Chris's influence, become less and less content to remain in a purely advisory role.

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