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The Stars in their Courses

The Stars in their Courses is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It is the eighth in a series of books collecting his essays from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (May 1969 to September 1970). Doubleday & Company first published the collection in 1971.

The Stars in their Courses
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First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SeriesEssays from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
PublisherDoubleday
Publication date
1971
Media typePrint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded byThe Solar System and Back 
Followed byThe Left Hand of the Electron 

ContentsEdit

  • Introduction
  • Part A: Astronomy
    • The Stars in their Courses
    • The Lop-sided Sun
    • The Lunar Honor-roll
    • Worlds in Confusion
  • Part B: Physics
    • Two at a Time
    • On Throwing a Ball
    • The Man Who Massed the Earth
    • The Luxon Wall
    • Playing the Game
    • The Distance of Far
  • Part C: Chemistry
    • The Multiplying Elements
    • Bridging the Gaps
    • The Nobel Prize That Wasn't
  • Part D: Sociology
    • The Fateful Lightning
    • The Sin of the Scientist
    • The Power of Progression
    • My Planet, 'tis of Thee—

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