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The Road to Infinity is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It was the fourteenth of a series of books collecting Asimov's science essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It also included a list of all of Asimov's essays in that magazine up to 1979. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1979.

The Road to Infinity
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
SeriesFantasy & Science Fiction essays
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byQuasar, Quasar, Burning Bright 
Followed byThe Sun Shines Bright 


  • "The Subtlest Difference" (F&SF, October 1977)
  • "The Sons of Mars Revisited" (November 1977)
  • "Dark and Bright" (December 1977)
  • "The Real Finds Waiting" (January 1978)
  • "The Lost Art" (February 1978)
  • "Anyone For Tens?" (March 1978)
  • "The Floating Crystal Palace" (April 1978)
  • "By Land and By Sea" (May 1978)
  • "We Were the First that Ever Burst" (June 1978)
  • "Second to the Skua" (July 1978)
  • "Rings and Things" (August 1978)
  • "Countdown" (September 1978)
  • "Toward Zero" (October 1978)
  • "Fifty Million Big Brothers" (November 1978)
  • "Where is Everybody?" (December 1978)
  • "Proxima" (January 1979)
  • "The Road to Infinity" (February 1979)

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