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Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It was the thirteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. These essays were first published between May 1976 and September 1977. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1978. Its title is derived from the first line of William Blake's 1794 poem "The Tyger".

Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright
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First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SeriesFantasy & Science Fiction essays
PublisherDoubleday
Publication date
1978
Media typePrint (Hardback and Paperback)
Pages240
ISBN0-385-13464-9
Preceded byThe Planet That Wasn't 
Followed byThe Road to Infinity 

ContentsEdit

  • "It's a Wonderful Town!" (May 1976)
  • "Surprise! Surprise!" (June 1976)
  • "Making It!" (July 1976)
  • "Moving Ahead" (August 1976)
  • "To the Top" (September 1976)
  • "Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright" (October 1976)
  • "The Comet That Wasn't" (November 1976)
  • "The Sea-Green Planet" (December 1976)
  • "Discovery by Blink" (January 1977)
  • "Asimov's Corollary" (February 1977)
  • "The Magic Isle" (March 1977)
  • "The Dark Companion" (April 1977)
  • "Twinkle, Twinkle, Microwaves" (May 1977)
  • "The Final Collapse" (June 1977)
  • "Of Ice and Men" (July 1977)
  • "Oblique the Centric Globe" (August 1977)
  • "The Opposite Poles" (September 1977)

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