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Is anyone reading Seveneves by Neal Stephenson?

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BlackAmericanoNoSugar Fri 05-May-17 21:33:42

I really like his books, I love all that techie stuff. I was wondering about the physics of this book though. The whole white sky/hard rain thing seems to happen incredibly quickly and be more severe than seems probable to my mind. But I'm not a physicist so I was wondering if anybody who understands astrophysics has read it and thinks it is a logical outcome given the starting position of the moon being shattered into seven pieces.

CoteDAzur Sun 07-May-17 21:23:45

I read it a while ago but that part made sense to me. IIRC it took several years, long enough for the preparations including the habitat in orbit around Earth.

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