A Gift From Earth by Larry Niven:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

This novel is set on Plateau, a world like Venus, poisonous and uninhabitable - except for the top of Mt. Lookitthat, which extends high enough to reach breathable air and a reasonable temperature. This is one of Niven's earlier Known Space novels. Select an invention:

Architectural Coral - build to any shape

Artificially Grown Organs

Mining Worm (Organic) - living miners

Ramrobot - automated space exploration

Sinclair Molecule Chain - one molecule thick

 

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