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King Ævil
Dec 16, 2007 King Ævil rated it liked it
Please see my review of X Stands for Unknown ([http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/98...]) for general comments on Isaac Asimov's science essays.

The Sun Shines Bright is the fifteenth compilation of Isaac Asimov's essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, covering the period from March 1979 through August 1980. All in all I thought this collection was below average, given the field. None of the essays really stands out as a classic, though there are several engaging ones. The pick
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Jan 04, 2014 Hunchback Jack rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A collection of science essays written in the late '70s by Isaac Asimov. Interesting as always, covering astronomy, chemistry and social issues. A triptych of essays about radiation is particularly interesting. Recommended if you like this sort of thing.
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Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Professor Asimov is generally considered the most prolific writer of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. He has works published in nine of the te
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