The Return of Vaman by Jayant V. Narlikar audiobook

The Return of Vaman: A Scientific Novel

By Jayant V. Narlikar
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Blackstone Publishing 9780863110009

The Science and Fiction Series

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This collection of science fiction writings by Jayant V. Narlikar offers readers a unique glimpse into the world-famous Indian astrophysicist’s vivid and highly imaginative concepts and stories. The witty short story “The Rare Idol of Ganesha” cleverly explores the possible consequences of a mirror-symmetric individual in the context of cricket test match performances. The fast-paced, gripping science fiction thriller “The Return of Vaman” explores what happens when an alien container is unearthed by a crew of scientists. The enormous potential technological applications of its contents bring various criminal elements on the scene—but when the real danger becomes apparent it is almost too late to save humanity. Last but not least, the audiobook provides readers with extensive insights into the genesis and scientific background of the fictional material presented in this volume, along with an autobiographical account of the author’s lifelong interest in science fiction and his contributions to the genre.

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This collection of science fiction writings by Jayant V. Narlikar offers readers a unique glimpse into the world-famous Indian astrophysicist’s vivid and highly imaginative concepts and stories.

The witty short story “The Rare Idol of Ganesha” cleverly explores the possible consequences of a mirror-symmetric individual in the context of cricket test match performances. The fast-paced, gripping science fiction thriller “The Return of Vaman” explores what happens when an alien container is unearthed by a crew of scientists. The enormous potential technological applications of its contents bring various criminal elements on the scene—but when the real danger becomes apparent it is almost too late to save humanity.

Last but not least, the audiobook provides readers with extensive insights into the genesis and scientific background of the fictional material presented in this volume, along with an autobiographical account of the author’s lifelong interest in science fiction and his contributions to the genre.

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Author Bio: Jayant V. Narlikar

Author Bio: Jayant V. Narlikar

Jayant Narlikar is an Indian astrophysicist and emeritus professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics. He developed with Sir Fred Hoyle the conformal gravity theory, known as Hoyle–Narlikar theory. Besides scientific papers and books and popular science literature, Narlikar has written science fiction, novels, and short stories in English, Hindi, and Marathi.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 6.45
Audience: Adult
Language: English