Author Egan's Book
A scientific journalist is sent to cover a conference where the final theory of everything, (the grand unified field theory), is about to be uncovered. However, why are the scientists disappearing? And what is the connection to the new disease Distress that is killing across the world? An interesting book which seemed to fizzle at the end into a dissappointing conclusion....
The Age of Death ended countless millennia ago. No longer burdened by limited life spans, the immortal humans who populate inhabited space now have the luxury to travel vast distances disembodied, as streams of data. For twenty thousand years, every observable phenomenon in the universe has been successfully explained by the Sarumpaet Rules: the laws governing the dynamics of the quantum graphs that underlie all the constituents of matter and the geo...
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