Live Online In Video: An Audience with SF legends... Larry Niven - Jerry Pournelle - Gregory Benford
Sunday, 21 April 2013 from 18:00 to 19:30 (BST)
Online LIVE in stunning video
Larry Niven - Jerry Pournelle - Gregory Benford
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21st April 2013
UK Greenwich Mean Time 18:00
Eastern Standard Time (EST) 13:00
Central Standard Time (CST) 12:00
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Join science fictions legends Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle and Gregory Benford as host Tony C Smith asks them about science fiction, technology, Ringworlds, Big Dumb Objects and a whole universe of wonders and if you want to ask a question... you only have to ask. Q and A at end.
Born in Los Angeles in 1938, Larry Niven has been a full-time writer since leaving UCLA in 1963. A worldwide bestseller, he is best known for the legendary RINGWORLD series, which THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION called "the most energetic future history series ever written". A multiple winner of both Hugo and Nebula awards, Niven was once named by Arthur C Clarke as his favourite author, and his rigorous scientific consistency has earned a reputation as the premier modern author of "hard" SF.
Jerry Pournelle is a past winner of the John W. Campbell Award and has collaborated with Larry Niven on numerous bestsellers. He has also written such successful solo novels as Janissaries and Starswarm. He lives in Studio City, California. Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle were the joint winners of the 2005 Robert A. Heinlein Award. In addition to being an acclaimed science fiction author, Jerry Pournelle holds degrees in engineering, psychology and political science.
Gregory Benford — physicist, educator, author — was born in Mobile, Alabama. Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine, where he has been a faculty member since 1971. He is the author of over twenty novels, including Jupiter Project, Artifact, Against Infinity, Eater, and Timescape. A two-time winner of the Nebula Award, Benford has also won the John W. Campbell Award, the Australian Ditmar Award, the 1995 Lord Foundation Award for achievement in the sciences, and the 1990 United Nations Medal in Literature.
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