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Greetings, carbon-based bipeds! : collected essays, 1934-1998

Author: Arthur C Clarke; Ian T Macauley
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Complete collection of over 100 essays written by Arthur C. Clarke.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Ian T Macauley
ISBN: 0312198930 9780312198930
OCLC Number: 41017431
Description: xiii, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. 1930s and 1940s: Rockets and Radar. 1. Dunsany, Lord of Fantasy. 2. Rockets. 3. Coming Age of Rocket Power. 4. Extraterrestrial Relays. 5. Moon and Mr. Farnsworth. 6. Challenge of the Spaceship. 7. First Men in the Moon. 8. Problem of Dr. Campbell. 9. Lackeys of Wall Street. 10. Voyages to the Moon. 11. You're on the Glide Path, I Think. 12. Morphological Astronomy. 13. Conquest of Space --
pt. II. 1950s: Beneath the Seas of Ceylon. 1. Effect of Interplanetary Flight. 2. Space Travel in Fact and Fiction. 3. Review: Destination Moon. 4. Interplanetary Flight. 5. Exploration of Space. 6. Review: When Worlds Collide. 7. Review: Man on the Moon. 8. Flying Saucers.
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke ; edited by Ian T. Macauley.

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