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Far as Human Eye Could See (published 1987) is a collection of science essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov, short works which originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), these being first published between November 1984 and March 1986.

Far as Human Eye Could See
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
SeriesFantasy & Science Fiction essays
Publication date
Media typeprint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byThe Subatomic Monster 
Followed byThe Relativity of Wrong 


(with date of original publication):

  • Part One: Physical Chemistry
    • "Made, Not Found" (December 1984)
    • "Salt and Battery" (February 1985)
    • "Current Affairs" (March 1985)
    • "Forcing the Lines" (April 1985)
    • "Arise, Fair Sun!" (May 1985)
  • Part Two: Biochemistry
    • "Poison in the Negative" (July 1985)
    • "Tracing the Traces" (August 1985)
    • "The Goblin Element" (September 1985)
    • "A Little Leaven" (October 1985)
    • "The Biochemical Knife-Blade" (November 1985)
  • Part Three: Geochemistry
    • "Far, Far Below" (January 1985)
  • Part Four: Astronomy
    • "Time is Out of Joint" (February 1986)
    • "The Discovery of the Void" (December 1985)
    • "Chemistry of the Void" (January 1986)
    • "The Rule of Numerous Small" (June 1985)
    • "Superstar:" (March 1986)
    • " Far as Human Eye Could See" (November 1984)

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