Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope

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Tom Swift is the central character in five series of books, first appearing in 1910, totaling more than 100 volumes, of American juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention and technology. Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope by Victor Appleton pseudonyms of Howard Roger Garis. Tom developes a powerful new type of lens from material extracted from the Planet Stone. Tom speculates that the Stone was sent to Earth by intelligent beings from Mars and hopes that his Giant Telescope would enable him to settle the question of Martian life. He's hampered by dangerous villains who were after his secret formula for a flexible and yet unbreakable glass. Tom's telescope project is set back when the Planet Stone was lost overboard while being shipped to the USA. A dangerous diving mission ensues, threatening Tom's life. Tom retrieves the Stone, builds the telescope and makes the astounding discovery of life on Mars
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July 31, 2013
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