Waldo, a middle-aged asteroid miner, is sent on a mission to discover what happened to a mining ship, and someone does not want him to uncover the answers.
Category - Hard Science Fiction
Books that include realistic and accurate science
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
Dr. Grace has to save Earth from an alien organism that is draining energy from the sun and threatening Earth with another ice age. To do this, he must go to another solar system on a ship built by Earth as a last hope.
Quantum Void (Quantum Book 2) by Douglas Phillips
An astrophysicist's experiment into the nature of the universe leads to an explosion that thrusts her and her partner into another dimension. Meanwhile, Romanian scientists capitalize on new dimensional technology...
To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers
Four scientists record their discoveries and observations of planets far away in a message log to be sent back home to Earth, over a decade away in distance.
The Enceladus Mission (Ice Moon Book 1) by Brandon Q. Morris
A probe discovers evidence of life on the moon Enceladus orbiting around Saturn. A group of astronauts undertake the long and difficult journey to find evidence of extraterrestrial life.
Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan
Scott, representing American TerraGreen Recycling, attempts to get the Chinese government and Silicon Isle leaders to change how electronics are recycled. They come to a clash when Mimi becomes infected with a virus...
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
An artificial intelligence that controls an interstellar colony ship narrates the history of its inhabitants as it moves toward its new home in the Tau Ceti system.
Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
One man's obsession about ball lightning leads to some interesting questions about the nature of reality.