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The Subatomic Monster (1985) is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays by American writer and scientist Isaac Asimov. It was the eighteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between June 1983 and October 1984. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1985.

The Subatomic Monster
First edition
AuthorIsaac Asimov
CountryUnited States
SeriesFantasy & Science Fiction essays
Publication date
Media typeprint (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded by'X' Stands for Unknown 
Followed byFar as Human Eye Could See 


  • "The Properties of Chaos" (June 1983)
  • "Green, Green, Green is the Color ..." (July 1983)
  • "What Truck?" (August 1983)
  • "Where All the Sky is Sunshine" (September 1983)
  • "Updating the Satellites" (October 1983)
  • "More Thinking about Thinking" (November 1983)
  • "Arm of the Giant" (December 1983)
  • "The World of the Red Sun" (January 1984)
  • "The Subatomic Monster" (February 1984)
  • "Love Makes the World Go Round!" (March 1984)
  • "E Pluribus Unum" (April 1984)
  • "Up We Go" (May 1984)
  • "The Two Masses" (June 1984)
  • "The Victorious General" (July 1984)
  • "Coming Full Circle" (August 1984)
  • "The Different Years of Time" (September 1984)
  • "The Different Years of the Universe" (October 1984)

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