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Larry Niven

Larry Niven

Larry Niven is a science fiction writer. His best-known work is Ringworld (1970), which received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named him the 2015 recipient of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award. His work is primarily hard science fiction, using big science concepts and theoretical physics. It also often includes elements of detective fiction and adventure stories. His fantasy includes the series The Magic Goes Away, a rational fantasy dealing with magic as a non-renewable resource.

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Chris McKay, Larry Niven and Andy Weir at the Contact Conference

06/07/2016 | 32:32
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Space art and science fiction joined science fact at the 2016 Contact Conference in Sunnyvale, California. We talk with three well-known visionaries.

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