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Gregory Benford

Science fiction author and astrophysicist

1941   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of California, San Diego
occupation: physicist, astronomer, novelist, writer, university teacher, science fiction writer
award received: Nebula Award for Best Novelette, Fellow of the American Physical Society, Nebula Award for Best Novel

Gregory Benford (born January 30, 1941) is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine. He is also a contributing editor of Reason magazine.As a science fiction author, Benford is perhaps best known for the Galactic Center Saga novels, beginning with In the Ocean of Night (1977). This series postulates a galaxy in which sentient organic life is in constant warfare with sentient electromechanical life. In 1969 he wrote "The Scarred Man", the first story about a computer virus, published in 1970.
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If the Stars Are Gods

novelette by Gordon Eklund and Gregory Benford

author: Gordon Eklund, Gregory Benford


Foundation's Fear

book by Gregory Benford

author: Gregory Benford


Great Sky River

novel by Gregory Benford

author: Gregory Benford


Beyond the Fall of Night

novel by Gregory Benford

author: Gregory Benford, Arthur C. Clarke



novel by Gregory Benford

author: Gregory Benford


Heart of the Comet

novel by Gregory Benford

author: David Brin, Gregory Benford



"shared universe" hard science fiction novel

author: Poul Anderson, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Frederik Pohl



author: Larry Niven, Gregory Benford

Foundation's Fears

author: Gregory Benford

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