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Adding a Dimension is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It was the third of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1964.

Adding a Dimension
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
SeriesScience, technology, speculation
Publication date
June 5, 1964
Media typeprint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byView from a Height 
Followed byOf Time and Space and Other Things 


  • Part I: Mathematics
    • T-Formation (August 1963)
    • One, Ten, Buckle My Shoe (December 1962)
    • Varieties of the Infinite (September 1959)
    • A Piece of Pi (May 1960)
    • Tools of the Trade (September 1960)
    • The Imaginary that Isn't (March 1961)
    • Pre-Fixing It Up (November 1962)
  • Part II: Physics
    • The Rigid Vacuum (April 1963)
    • The Light that Failed (June 1963)
    • The Light Fantastic (August 1962)
  • Part III: Chemistry
    • Slow Burn (October 1962)
    • You, Too, Can Speak Gaelic (March 1963)
  • Part IV: Biology
    • The Lost Generation (February 1963)
    • He's Not My Type (January 1963)
  • Part V: Astronomy
    • The Shape of Things (September 1962)
    • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (October 1963)
  • Part VI: General
    • The Isaac Winners (July 1963)

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