The Giant Leap by Adrian Berry
Mankind Heads for the Stars

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Some time within the next two centuries, humankind will embark on a momentous voyage that will take us out of our solar system and to the stars.

The Giant Leap explains why it will happen, how it might happen, and why it is a good idea.

Adrian Berry, dubbed "the Dean of English science writers," extrapolates from his wide knowledge to inquire into the possibilities of far-space exploration.

Berry writes with lucidity and humor, demonstrating not only a broad spectrum of scientific knowledge but also an intimacy with the works of science fiction writers. His predictions are always rooted in scientific fact.
 

About Adrian Berry

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Berry is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, The Royal Geographical Society, and the British Interplanetary Society.
 
Published September 15, 2001 by Tor Books. 352 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Elaborate computer games may be developed to help those of the crew who do remain awake to pass the lonely hours of deep space travel.

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