Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos
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Kirkus Review - "The title, though accurate, does not catch the flavor of this latest Asimov--which reveals his fascination with limits and man's ""restless desire"" to push beyond. As preamble, Asimov reviews human physical limitations: horizons defined by human eyes, legs, and so on. Then, in true Baconian scientific spirit, he celebrates the experiments, methods, and me...more
Hardcover, 339 pages
Published December 12th 1988 by Random House Value Publishing (first published 1982)
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550 A Asimov has the gift of making astronomy understandable to a science dolt like myself, using parallels to simpler things, (The earth's mountains don't stick out anymore than the nicks on a pool ball, etc.)
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Asimov writes about the universe in a non-fiction format. He was a master at many disciples and the work is very educational and easy to read.
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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...more
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