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Science Past, Science Future is a collection of 43 essays by the Amazing Dr. Asimov, the internationally acclaimed author of science, fiction, and science fiction.

Science Past, Science Future is a collection that has been touched by the Asimov magic; it is a collection that contains everything you wanted to know--plus some things you didn't realize you wanted to know--abou
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Paperback, 431 pages
Published July 1977 by Ace (first published 1975)
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A collection of essays about science, that while covering a wide range of topics is still clearly set at time of writing (the early 1970s). Science moves relatively fast, so it's inevitable that some of what's written here is out of date, but a lot of it still holds up, being concerned with, for instance, developments in the history of science as well as predictions for the far future. In general, I found the future-focused essays more interesting than the science-past theme. Partly this was bec ...more
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Essays of varying quality. Very embarrassing the open letter to his daughter.
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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 one of the most prolific writers 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 o
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