British Science Fiction Award nominee 1991, Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee 1992.
Stephen Baxter's first novel, Raft, is set in a universe where the force of gravity is ten million times stronger than in our own.
Hundreds of years ago a human crew blundered into this realm, where their bodies have perceptible gravity and stars last only a year. But their improvised home – the Raft – is in danger.
Stephen Baxter (born 13 November 1957) is an English hard science fiction author. He has degrees in mathematics and engineering.