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Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement

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Mission of Gravity
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Publisher: Galaxy Publishing
Number of pages: 194

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An exciting hard science quest on a thoroughly alien world. Mesklin is a vast, inhospitable, disc-shaped planet, so cold that its oceans are liquid methane and its snows are frozen ammonia. It is a world spinning dizzyingly, a world where gravity can be a crushing 700 times greater than Earth's, a world too hostile for human explorers.

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