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   Writers: Hal Clement (1922 - 2003, United States)  
  About the author  

Hal Clement (Harry Clement Stubbs) was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on May 30, 1922, to Harry Clarence Stubbs and Marjorie (White) Stubbs. He received his B.S. in astronomy from Harvard in 1943, an M. Ed. from Boston University in 1946 and an M.S. in chemistry from Simmons College in 1963. He entered the Army Air Corps Reserve and flew 35 combat missions as copilot and pilot in Liberator (B-24) bombers with the 8th Air Force during WWII.

After retiring from active service, he taught for decades at Milton Academy. Clement was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1999. Hal Clement, died in his sleep on October 29, 2003, at his home in Milton, Massachusetts.

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  1950.  Needle   (Amazon - Alibris)
1953.  Iceworld   (Amazon - Alibris)
1954.  Mission of Gravity   (Amazon - Alibris)
1956.  Ranger Boys in Space   (Amazon - Alibris)
1957.  Cycle of Fire   (Amazon - Alibris)

1964.  Close to Critical   (Amazon - Alibris)
1965.  Natives of Space   (Amazon - Alibris)
1969.  Small Changes   (Amazon - Alibris)
1970.  First Flights to the Moon   (Amazon - Alibris)
1971.  Star Light   (Amazon - Alibris)

1973.  Ocean on Top   (Amazon - Alibris)
1978.  Through the Eye of a Needle   (Amazon - Alibris)
1979.  Best of Hal Clement   (Amazon - Alibris)
1980.  Nitrogen Fix, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
1987.  Intuit   (Amazon - Alibris)

1987.  Still River   (Amazon - Alibris)
1993.  Isaac's Universe: Fossil   (Amazon - Alibris)
1998.  Music of Many Spheres   (Amazon - Alibris)
1999.  Half Life   (Amazon - Alibris)
1999.  Trio for Slide Rule and Typewriter   (Amazon - Alibris)

2000.  Variations on a Theme by Sir Isaac Newton   (Amazon - Alibris)
2002.  Heavy Planet   (Amazon - Alibris)
2003.  Noise   (Amazon - Alibris)

unknown future date.  Music of the Spheres: The Selected Short SF and Articles of Hal Clement
Buy Variations on a Theme by Sir Isaac Newton
Variations on a Theme by Sir Isaac Newton
Buy Heavy Planet
Heavy Planet
  • Essential Hal Clement, The
  • Mesklin
  • Needle
      Recurring themes  

  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials (11 books)
  • Distant Worlds (5 books)
  • Space Opera - Space Epics - Space Romances (3 books)
  • Moon (3 books)
  • Plague - Disease - Epidemic - Virus (2 books)
      Internet links  
  • Official website
  • (Wayback Machine - Google cache) 
  • Hal Clement, 81, craftsman of sci fi novels
  • (Wayback Machine - Google cache)

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