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By Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's demise on April 6, 1992, used to be an outstanding loss to the area of literary technological know-how and freethought. The prolific author's imaginative and prescient is unequalled at the present time, and his pointed honesty shines via within the Roving brain, now reissued during this precise tribute edition.

This number of essays is wide-ranging, reflecting Asimov's amazing ability in disseminating wisdom from around the spectrum of human notion. many of the parts explored during this quantity of sixty two essays comprise creationism, pseudoscience, censorship, inhabitants, philosophy of technology, transportation, pcs and companies of the longer term, and astronomy. His predictions approximately cloning which has just recently develop into the subject of public debate the idea of "technophobia," and different medical advancements are surprising. In a lighter tone, Asimov contains numerous own tales from his lifestyles together with techniques on his type of writing and thoughts of kin in more youthful days.

With tributes by way of Arthur C. Clarke, L. Sprague de Camp, Harlan Ellison, Kendrick Frazier, Martin Gardner, Donald Goldsmith, Stephen Jay Gould, E. C. Krupp, Frederik Pohl, and Carl Sagan

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