6 edition of Great Science Fiction Stories By The World"s Greatest Scientists found in the catalog.
Great Science Fiction Stories By The World"s Greatest Scientists
May 1, 1986 by Plume .
Written in English
|Contributions||Isaac Asimov (Editor), Martin H. Greenberg (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||400|
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Collects tales written by scientists, including Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, mathematician Eric Temple Bell. The Great Scientists is a lavishly-illustrated collection of essays, each devoted to one of history's greatest scientists.
From the Greek mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes, whose work is even now required reading, to the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, the greatest practitioners from a wide range of scientific disciplines are represented here.4/5. Alert readers expect a certain amount of bombast from editors of "best of" anthologies; but, as Asimov remarks in his introduction (his emphasis): "I don't know any great scientists who are great science fiction writers." The by-line is similarly elastic, including "scientists" "who obtained the education to become such, but drifted away." It's not even an original idea for an.
Lem’s humans are some of the best in science fiction, as well: they screw up, are late, fail to see the whole picture, act irrationally, and even the brightest of them can be swayed by vanity and pride. It’s possible to argue that Stanislaw Lem is the best science fiction writer ever, and Solaris is his most famous book.
Great Science Fiction Stories By The World's Great Scientists Arthur C. Clarke - The Wind From the Snow Isaac Asimov - The Winnowing David Brin - The Warm Space Gregory Benford - White Creatures Fred Hoyle - Blackmail Plus sixteen additional stories from noted scientist writers/5.
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They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America, tho. Gardner Dozois (), one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years.
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