GV Physicist Becomes Sci-Fi Author

Garden Valley - Richard L. Smith is a resident of Garden Valley and loves to write as his hobby during retirement. He has recently completed a fictional book called Planetary Tour to Sedna. Smith has already authored prior books including Time Lacuna, Out of China, New Eden and Powerless. Smith retired in 2000, as a Physicist and Engineering Manager from Hewlett Packard.
The year is 2117 and the remote planet of Sedna orbits the earth in a rotation twice as far as Pluto is. After being discovered about a hundred years earlier, astronauts and geologist will travel to explore the dwarf planet. It has one hemisphere similar to the moon surface and the other half of the planet is like the planet Mars. This fictional novel follows the scientists on their three year starship journey to Sedna an...

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