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Other worlds of Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Other worlds of Isaac Asimov

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Published by Avenel Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Martin H. Greenberg.
    ContributionsGreenberg, Martin Harry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.S5 A6 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 651 p. ;
    Number of Pages651
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2373091M
    ISBN 100517643758
    LC Control Number87001153


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Asimov's relationship to the story. In a letter of FebruAsimov identified this as his favorite science fiction novel. Asimov's short story "Gold", one of the last he wrote in his life, describes the efforts of fictional computer animators to create a "compu-drama" from the novel's second took the names of the immature aliens—Odeen, Dua, and Tritt—from the words Author: Isaac Asimov.

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It would be almost perfect if it were an ebook. John Jenkins Uncategorized Leave a comment January 2, 1 Minute. The book also has two personal autobiographical essays that were co-written with Asimov’s wife, Janet, which give insight into the question: who was Isaac Asimov.

Nightfall was originally a short story written by Asimov inthat was voted the best short science fiction story of all time in by the Science Fiction Writers of America. The Hugo Winners, Volume 3, Book 1 The Hugo Winners, Volume 3, Book 2 More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume II TV: (with Charles G.

Waugh and Martin H. Greenberg) Books by Isaac Asimov I have read but not reviewed: The Asimov Chronicles The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov The Bicentennial Man Buy Jupiter and Other Stories The.

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ASIMOV STORY [A] Completed. Isaac Asimov – I, Robot | Review The Three Laws of Robotics: 1 – A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2 – A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

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Summary | Review | Buy While it may not be one of Asimov ‘s most famous books, The Gods Themselves is a uniquely ingenious and prescient yarn that touches on the issue of our civilization’s insatiable need for cheap, plentiful energy and our inability to accept the environmental consequences of that dependence.

With a story told across multiple parallel universes and a description of a. Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy is one of the high-water marks of science fiction. It is the monumental story of a Galactic Empire in decline, and the secret society of scientists who seek to shorten the inevitable Dark Age with the science of psychohistory.

Now, with the permission -- and blessing -- of the Asimov estate, the epic saga 4/5(18). The author himself, Isaac Asimov, wrote in the Author's Note of the Prelude to Foundation that he is providing a guide for those readers that might appreciate it since the books "were not written in the order in which (perhaps) they should be read." Therein, he offers the following chronological order: The Complete Robot () Collection of 31 Short Stories about robots.

I love Isaac Asimov, but this story didn’t do it for me. The characters were flat and not very likable. The lingo of the dialog was painful and the ideas presented were a rehash of a lot of other Asimov concepts without any new twists.

All in all, just not amazing. 3 people found this helpful. The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov is organized into 3 distinct parts.

The first follows a young physicist doing research on the history of the Electron Pump which is a nifty invention providing unlimited energy for all of humanity/5(81). InAsimov wrote an additional Foundation novel, Foundation's Edge, which won the Hugo for best novel of that year.

Asimov also wrote a series of robot books that included I, Robot, and eventually he tied the two series together.

He won three additional Hugos, including one awarded posthumously for the best non-fiction book ofI. Asimov.3/5(1). One of Isaac Asimov's SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the 20th century.

It is widely regarded as Asimov's single best SF novel and one every SF fan should read. Andrew Harlan is an Eternal, a member of the elite of the future. I have to admit, I am not a fan of Asimov's fiction as much as of other writers.

When I was a teen, I enjoyed the plots and surprises, but as I matured, I found Asimov was wanting in character development (probably the hardest thing about novel writing and where even the greats sometimes fail.)Having said that, I still enjoy the robot novels for their inventiveness and good by: One of the pioneers of Science Fiction, Isaac Asimov invented or popularized many of the genre's tropes - Robot Buddies, Galactic Empires, world-spanning cities - but is best known for the Laws of Robotics and the Foundation Trilogy, both early works.

He is considered one of the "Big Three" of Science Fiction along with Arthur C. Clarke and Robert A. Heinlein, and is the owner of one seriously.

In – 35 years after George Orwell’s grim book of that name was published – Asimov was asked by the Toronto Star to predict what the world might look like 35 years from then (in   I, Robot - Ebook written by Isaac Asimov.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read I, Robot/5(). Get this from a library. Puzzles from other worlds: fantastical brainteasers from Isaac Asimov's science fiction magazine.

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Asimov Fantasies: Curses (Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy, No 11) (Editor) 42 copies The Mammoth Book of Classic Science Fiction: Short Novels of. Inthe Toronto Star asked science fiction writer Isaac Asimov to predict what the world would be look in His predictions about computerization were.

Summary of public domain works []. The following are the few works of Asimov now in the public domain in the United States: Youth (); Kinetics of the Reaction Inactivation of Tyrosinase During Its Catalysis of the Aerobic Oxidation of Catechol (Asimov's doctoral dissertation, ); The genetic effects of radiation () (external scan); Worlds within worlds: the story of nuclear energy.

Fun book. This was a mix of many types of stories. As expected, this was slanted toward Asimov's style with future and tech, yet again, the stories were quite varied in both type and length.

Interestingly, the last story (and longest) was by several authors including Asimov/5(24). Most of the puzzles are, in true Asimov form, well constructed and the solutions arrived at quite logical. The first story in the book, and the first robot story Asimov ever wrote, is Robbie, the story of a very early model robot purchased by a wealthy family to serve as a companion for their daughter.

The girl, Gloria, is entranced by her.