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  • Summertide — (1990) is a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield written within the Heritage Universe. The story takes place millennia in the future, with humans having extensively colonized our spiral arm of the Milky Way and having encountered a number… …   Wikipedia

  • Summertide — Sum mer*tide , n. Summer time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • summertide — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English sumertid, somertid, from sumer, somer summer + tid time more at summer, tide : summertime * * * summˈertide noun (archaic or poetic) The summer seas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heritage Universe — The Heritage Universe is a fictional setting created by Charles Sheffield for a series of science fiction novels. The date of the setting is several thousand years into the future, during a time when human space colonization has filled much of… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Sheffield — Born June 25, 1935 England Died November 2, 2002 Occupation Writer, Scientist Nationality English Period 1970s death …   Wikipedia

  • Divergence (novel) — Cover of Divergence, by Charles Sheffield, art by Bruce Jensen Divergence (1991) is a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield written in the Heritage Universe series. This book is the sequel to Summertide. The book takes place millennia in the …   Wikipedia

  • Convergence (novel) — Convergence (1997) is a novel in the Heritage Universe series by American science fiction writer Charles Sheffield. This book is a sequel to Transcendence. Plot The book takes place millennia in the future with the same group of explorers… …   Wikipedia

  • Double planet — Binary planet redirects here. For double planet system (a star orbited by two planets), see Planetary system. Our Earth–Moon system – sometimes informally referred to as a double planet[1] In astronomy, double planet …   Wikipedia

  • Galicia (Spain) — Galicia   Autonomous Community   Flag …   Wikipedia

  • Nimrod Hunt — is a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield. The story takes place hundreds of years in the future, with humanity having extensively colonized surrounding space, including beyond the solar system. Humans have encountered three… …   Wikipedia

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