Gregory Benford

(b. 1941)

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(1941– )

Born in Mobile, Alabama; author and physics professor whose profession illuminates his writing. The ‘Galactic Centre’ series (1977–95) ends in a distant future. In contrast Timescape (1980) and Cosm (1998) combine Stapledon‐like vision with perceptive descriptions of working scientists.


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