Half Life by Hal Clement

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In about two hundred years, the human race on Earth is perhaps facing extinction due to the rapid evolution of disease. A crew of young men and women travel to the moons of Saturn, to Titan, to investigate the biochemistry of the pre-life conditions there in the slim hope of discovering something that might save Earth. The whole story runs at high-speed, as they race to find answers across the surface of an alien landscape with death close behind . . . and gaining.

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About Hal Clement

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Hal Clement lives in Milton, Massachusetts.
Published June 15, 2000 by Tor Books. 234 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Austin Chronicle

Sure, parts of it read like a college biochem lab report, which is to be expected since Half Life is the hardest of the hard sort of science fiction, but Clement is also able to give his characters chemistry and his chemistry character.

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