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Four travelers come to the ringworld. . . Why did these disparate individuals come together? How could they possibly function together? And where, in the name of anything sane, were they headed?

Year: 1970     Genre: Hard SFScience Fiction

The Mote in God's Eye

Set in the year 3017, when man has long colonized space, it tells an engrossing tale of first contact, utterly inhuman aliens who harbor a dark secret, and humanity's unique solution to a potentially dangerous situation.

Year: 1974     Genre: Alien Contact

Lucifer's Hammer

Monumental devastation will sweep across the globe if the newly-discovered Hamner-Brown comet collides with the one major obstacle in its path: Earth.

For millionaire Tim Hamner, the comet is a ticket to immortality. For filmmaker Harvey Randall, it's a shot to redeem a flagging career. And for astronauts John Baker and Rick Delanty, it's a second chance for glory in outer space.

But for a world gripped by comet fever, fascination quickly turns to fear. And only those who survive the

Year: 1977     Genre: Asteroids & CometsScience Fiction

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1970Ringworld Hard SF, Science Fiction, Ringworld
1974The Mote in God's Eyeby Larry Niven and Jerry PournelleAlien Contact
1977Lucifer's Hammerby Larry Niven and Jerry PournelleAsteroids & Comets, Science Fiction
1979Ringworld Engineers Hard SF, Ringworld
1996The Ringworld Throne Hard SF, Ringworld
2004Ringworld's Children Hard SF, Ringworld
2012Bowl of Heaven and Shipstarby Gregory Benford and Larry NivenHard SF
2020Gloriousby Gregory Benford and Larry NivenAlien Contact, Hard SF