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   Writers: Cyrus D. Harding (United States)  
 
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Dr. Cyrus Harding, a native Texan, moved back to Texas from New Mexico and settled in South Central Texas in May of 2004. It was Dr. Harding’s love of the bonds of friendship and the exciting, although brief construction period, he enjoyed at the Superconducting Super Collider, or SSC.

The Superconducting Super Collider was a ten billion dollar Department of Energy project located in Ellis County, Texas, just twenty minutes south of Dallas, that was supposed to discover the origins of the universe. It was to consist of 72 miles of underground tunnels, ranging in depth from 40 to 250 feet. Congress unexpectedly cut funding and the project was halted in October of 1993.

Dr. Harding uses his in-depth knowledge of the SSC as the backdrop for his latest novel. He was one of the first forty people hired to work on the high energy physics project in 1989 and one of the last five to be dismissed from it. Later, he was hand picked, by the State of Texas, as the person best able to transition the specialized buildings to commercial applications.

Source: biography provided by the author, April 2008.

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  2008.  Absidaar: The Dark World of Light   (Amazon - Alibris)
2008.  Kobusai: The Nephilus Factor   (Amazon - Alibris)
 
 
 
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  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • From the Earth to the Moon
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