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The Resource Farside, by Ben Bova, (sound recording CD)

Farside, by Ben Bova, (sound recording CD)

Label
Farside
Title
Farside
Statement of responsibility
by Ben Bova
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. 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. 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
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1932-
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Bova, Ben
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3552.O84
LC item number
F37 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stefan Rudnicki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
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Rudnicki, Stefan
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  • Astronomical observatories
  • Lunar bases
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Farside, by Ben Bova, (sound recording CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes for Easy Bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn811618945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 sound discs (ca. 9.50 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470838997
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7212
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781470839000
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Farside, by Ben Bova, (sound recording CD)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes for Easy Bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn811618945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 sound discs (ca. 9.50 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470838997
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7212
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781470839000
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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