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Frontiers 2: More Recent Discoveries About Life, Earth, Space and the Universe

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Frontiers II is Isaac Asimov's last full-length science book - the final testament of his genius for taking the reader to the cutting edge of scientific investigation and discovery. Gathering 125 of the celebrated science essays that represented the climactic chapter of Asimov's legendary writing career, this wonder-filled volume spans the full spectrum of the excitement a ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 1st 1994 by Plume (first published 1992)
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Apr 07, 2013 Chris rated it liked it
A collection of interesting snippets on the "current" avenues of exploration in several scientific fields. If nothing else, the book demonstrates how much has changed since 1993 (e.g. Why yes, we now have techniques for detecting small planets). Hardly surprising given my background, the section on biology topics were mostly old news to me. The sections on astronomy, cosmology, and particle physics were less familiar and therefore more useful, although the brevity of each chapter (typically 1.5- ...more
Jan 19, 2014 Remo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Compendio de artículos aparecidos en periódicos y revistas, que versan sobre los más variados temas, desde los parques a los quasares. La mayoría de los artículos son de Isaac, lo que es de agradecer. No es tan bueno, sin embargo, como otros muchos libros de ensayos que ha publicado. Muy bueno, pero no obra maestra.
The Good Doctor shares the latest discoveries in various fields from astronomy to geology and biology.
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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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