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Out of the Everywhere is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It is the twenty-first of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in May 1990. The title may be found in George Macdonald's poem "Baby" which begins with the lines:

Out of the Everywhere
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
Publication date
May 1990
Media typePrint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byThe Relativity of Wrong 
Followed byThe Secret of the Universe 
"Where did you come from, baby dear?
Out of the everywhere into here."


  • Part I: Astronomy
    • The Very Error of the Moon (October 1987)
    • Asking the Right Question (November 1987)
    • Out of the Everywhere (November 1988)
    • Into the Here (December 1988)
  • Part II: Humanity
    • The Road to Humanity (December 1987)
    • Standing Tall (January 1988)
    • The Longest River (July 1988)
    • Is Anyone Listening (June 1988)
  • Part III: Radiation
    • The Unrecognized Danger (February 1988)
    • The Radiation That Wasn't (March 1988)
  • Part IV: Magnetism
    • Iron, Cold Iron (April 1988)
    • From Pole to Pole (May 1988)
  • Part V: Fuel
    • The Fire of Life (August 1988)
    • The Slave of the Lamp (September 1988)
    • The Horse Under the Hood (October 1988)
  • Part VI: Time
    • The Unforgiving Minute (January 1989)
  • Part VII: Something Extra
    • A Sacred Poet (September 1987)

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