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Science, Numbers, and I is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It was the sixth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1968.

Science, Numbers, and I
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
SeriesFantasy and Science Fiction essays
Publication date
Media typeprint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byFrom Earth to Heaven 
Followed byThe Solar System and Back 


  • "Balancing the Books" (F&SF, July 1966)
  • "BB or Not BB, That is the Question" (August 1966)
  • "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" (September 1966)
  • "Portrait of the Writer as a Boy" (October 1966)
  • "Old Man River" (November 1966)
  • "The Symbol-Minded Chemist" (December 1966)
  • "Right Beneath Your Feet" (January 1967)
  • "Impossible, That's All" (February 1967)
  • "Crowded!" (March 1967)
  • "A Matter of Scale" (April 1967)
  • "Times of Our Lives" (May 1967)
  • "Non-Time Travel" (June 1967)
  • "Twelve Point Three Six Nine" (July 1967)
  • "Kaleidoscope in the Sky" (August 1967)
  • "The Great Borning" (September 1967)
  • "Music to My Ears" (October 1967)
  • "Knock Plastic!" (November 1967)

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