Asimov, Isaac 1920-1992
Most widely held works about Isaac Asimov
Most widely held works by Isaac Asimov
Foundation by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
295 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 22 languages and held by 4,395 libraries worldwide
Continues the Foundation trilogy. Golan Trevise, former councliman of the First Foundation, is entrusted with formidable task--to determine the future of Galactic development.
I, robot by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
225 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 24 languages and held by 3,635 libraries worldwide
In this collection, one of the great classics of science fiction, Asimov set out the principles of robot behavior that we know as the Three Laws of Robotics. Here are stories of robots gone mad, mind-reading robots, robots with a sense of humor, robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world, all told with Asimov's trademark dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction.
Foundation's edge by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
124 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 16 languages and held by 3,521 libraries worldwide
Interplanetary intrigue, hyperspace pursuit, and future technology combine with a desperate search for the planet Earth.
Asimov's biographical encyclopedia of science and technology : the lives and achievements of 1510 great scientists from ancient times to the present chronologically arranged by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
50 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 3,246 libraries worldwide
Each numbered entry gives short to lengthy biographical information. Chronological arrangement. Most biographies from previous editions have been expanded as new information became available to author. Subject and name index.
The robots of dawn by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
79 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 3,047 libraries worldwide
Detective Elijah Baley--from The Naked Sun and Caves of Steel--is sent to Aurora to solve the murder of a humaniform robot.
Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
79 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 3,005 libraries worldwide
"A Foundation Book." When young Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor, he is unaware of the perilous politics that are brewing. After he presents his paper on psychohistory, he becomes the most wanted man in the Empire.
Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
141 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 2,730 libraries worldwide
The Galactic Empire declines, and a period of disruption ensues, followed by the emergence of the Foundation, creation of psychohistorian Hari Seldon, as a state strong enough to finally defeat the decrepit First Empire.
Nemesis by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
69 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 15 languages and held by 2,726 libraries worldwide
A space colony arrives at a planet only to find it is slated for destruction.
Second foundation by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
154 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 18 languages and held by 2,676 libraries worldwide
"This series narrates the fall of a great galactic empire and the efforts of the Foundations to combat the barbarism that follows."
Fantastic voyage; a novel by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
59 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in 12 languages and held by 2,655 libraries worldwide
Four men and a woman are reduced to a microscopic fraction of their original size, sent in a miniaturized atomic sub through a dying man's carotid artery to destroy a blood clot in his brain. If they fail, the entire world will be doomed.
Robots and empire by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
59 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,545 libraries worldwide
Dr. Kelden Amadiro is determined to bring total annihilation of the planet Earth, but Lady Gladia vows to stop him at any cost and seal Earth's fate and all who live there.
Forward the foundation by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
54 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,535 libraries worldwide
For nearly fifty years, Isaac Asimov thrilled millions of readers with his internationally bestselling Foundation Series, a spell-binding tale of the future that spans hundreds of years and dozens of worlds. Here, now, is Forward the Foundation, the seventh and final volume in the series. Completed just before his death, it is the Grand Master's last gift to his legions of admirers. Here, at last, is the story Asimov fans have been waiting for, an exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense that chronicles the second half of hero Hari Seldon's life as he struggles to perfect his revolutionary Theory of Psychohistory and establish the means by which the survival of humanity will be ensured: Foundation. For, as Seldon and his loyal band of followers know, the mighty Galactic Empire is crumbling, and its inevitable destruction will wreak havoc Galaxy-wide ... A resounding tour de force, Forward the Foundation brings full circle Asimov's renowned Foundation epic. It is the crowning achievement of a great writer's life, and a stunning testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov.
Asimov's chronology of science and discovery by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 2,340 libraries worldwide
From 4 million b.c. to the present, Asimov gives entries on major scientific breakthroughs in chronological order. Annotation. Combining world history with scientific discoveries and inventions, Asimov illustrates, in chronological order, how science and cultural, social, and political events have affected each other. A good reference for the general reader. No bibliography.
The gods themselves by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
80 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 2,331 libraries worldwide
In the year 2100, mankind on Earth, settlers in a lunar colony, and aliens from the para-universe (a strange universe parallel in time to our own) face a race against time as they try to prevent the total destruction of the Earth by the invention of an Inter-Universe Electron Pump.
Puzzles of the black widowers by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
61 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,275 libraries worldwide
The Black Widowers Club, including Henry the waiter, gathers again to solve witty and unique conundrums, in a fifth collection of the Black Widowers series, which includes two never-before-published puzzles.
Understanding physics by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
30 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,195 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 entitled - Motion, Sound and Heat.
The collapsing universe by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 2,160 libraries worldwide
In a time of spectacular developments in the new astronomy, the concept of black holes captures top honors. As scientific evidence for them mounts, black holes loom as an ominous development in the life, measured in billions of years, of the universe.
The foundation trilogy : three classics of science fiction by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
77 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
"Foundation" -- The fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire.
Nightfall by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
42 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 2,066 libraries worldwide
Kalgash is a world on the edge of chaos, torn between religious fanaticism and scientific rationalism. Their civilization is threatened by Nightfall, the first sunset in over two thousand years.
Asimov's guide to Shakespeare by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
26 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 2,040 libraries worldwide
Explains the historical, legendary, and mythological background of 38 plays and 2 narrative poems.
Asimov, Isaac,--1920-1992 Astronomy Atoms Audiobooks Authors, American Baley, Elijah (Fictitious character) Biography Black holes (Astronomy) Children's stories, American Chronology Civilization Comets Cosmology Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories, American Dictionaries Earth English language--Etymology Evolution (Biology) Exploration of outer space Fantasy fiction, American Fiction Historians History Human anatomy Juvenile works Life on other planets Mars (Planet) Miscellanea Moon Outer space Physics Popular works Psychohistory Robots Science Science fiction Science fiction, American Science fiction, English Science fiction--Authorship Science--Social aspects Scientists Scientists--Biography Seldon, Hari (Fictitious character) Solar system Stars Sun United States Uranus (Planet)
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