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Chasing Science: Science as a Spectator Sport

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Join science fiction master Frederik Pohl as he takes readers on a wonder-filled non-fictional journey from the ends of the earth to the edges of the universe. Part memoir, part travel guide, and part science primer, Chasing Science is Pohl's way of sharing the thrills and excitement of his life-long love affair with science. With the skill and storytelling zest that has m ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 19th 2003 by Tor Books (first published 1980)
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Interesting as a guidebook to science and the natural world. A bit simplistic in its tone, but fine for those unfamiliar with the topics. Only encountered one or two real errors (the space shuttle did not land at the deserts of Vandenberg. That's on the coast. Edwards is the one in the desert).
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Frederik George Pohl, Jr. was an American science fiction writer, editor & fan, with a career spanning over seventy years. From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited "Galaxy" magazine and its sister magazine "IF", winning the Hugo for "IF" three years in a row. His writing also won him three Hugos and multiple Nebula Awards. He became a Nebula Grand Master in 1993.
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