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Author: Isaac Asimov
Publisher: New York, Ace Books. [©1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of essays which were originally published in general magazines, revised and updated. Themes are science, speculation, and science fiction.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov
OCLC Number: 425591
Notes: Essays.
Description: 319 pages 18 cm
Contents: Concerning the more or less known. Matter over mind --
I remember, I remember --
The hungry people --
Blood will tell --
The chemical you --
Survival of the molecular fittest --
Enzymes and metaphor --
A pinch of life --
Constructing a man --
The flaming element --
Let there be a new light --
The ocean mine --
Our evolving atmosphere --
The atmosphere of the moon --
Man and the sun --
The unused stars --
Measuring rods in space --
Time-travel : one way --
The birth and death of the universe --
Concerning the more or less unknown. A science in search of a subject --
We, the in-betweens --
Is anyone there? --
Anatomy of a Martian --
On flying saucers --
The world of 1990 --
The World's Fair of 2014 --
Fecundity limited --
The price of life --
The moon and the future --
The solar system and the future --
The universe and the future --
Concerning science fiction. Escape into reality --
The cult of ignorance --
The sword of Achilles --
How not to build a robot --
The insidious Uncle Martin --
The lovely lost landscapes of Luna.

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Collection of essays which were originally published in general magazines, revised and updated. Themes are science, speculation, and science fiction.

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