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The Universe

by Byron Preiss (Editor), Andrew Fraknoi (Scientific Editor)

Other authors: Darrel Anderson (Illustrator), Poul Anderson (Contributor), Isaac Asimov (Contributor), Gregory Benford (Contributor), Michael Bishop (Contributor)30 more, Ben Bova (Contributor), Ray Bradbury (Contributor), David Brin (Contributor), Jim Burns (Illustrator), Eric J. Chaisson (Contributor), David A. Cherry (Illustrator), Martin Cohen (Contributor), John Collier (Illustrator), Bob Eggleton (Illustrator), Donald Goldsmith (Contributor), John Harris (Illustrator), Kikuo Hayashi (Illustrator), David J. Helfand (Contributor), B. E. Johnson (Illustrator), William J. Kaufmann III (Contributor), Ted Mader (Back cover art), Ron Miller (Illustrator), Moebius (Illustrator), Frederik Pohl (Contributor), Pat Rawlings (Illustrator), Rudy Rucker (Contributor), Allan Sandage (Contributor), Robert Silverberg (Contributor), Harding E. Smith (Contributor), Hyron Spinrad (Contributor), James Trefil (Contributor), Wallace Tucker (Contributor), Connie Willis (Contributor), Gene Wolfe (Contributor), Lebbeus Woods (Illustrator)

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A collection of nonfiction articles on various extrasolar subjects such as black holes, each followed by a science fiction selection on the same topic.
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Combina relatos de autores y divulgación científica a cargo de astrónomos y astrofísicos (que puede haber quedado algo desfasado, pués el libro se publicó en los años 90 del siglo pasado...) Incluye ilustraciones. ( )
  maskarakan | Oct 8, 2021 |
Byron Preiss: Frontera; Andrew Fraknoi: El universo: una introducción; Isaac Asimov: ¿Qué es el universo?; Ray Bradbury: Arte y ciencia ficción; Eric J. Chaisson: Nuestra Galaxia; Gregory Benford: Mandikini; Martin Cohen: Nacimiento y madurez de una estrella; Ben Bova: Tocar una estrella; David J. Helfand: Las supernovas; Robert Silverberg: La estrella de hierro; William J. Kaufmann: El agujero negro; Connie Willis: El radio de Schwarzschild; Hyron Spinrad: Galaxias y cúmulos; David Brin: Pompas; Harding E. Smith: Quasars y galaxias activas; Michael Bishop: Así recuerdo yo Cartago; Wallace Tucker: El medio intergaláctico; Rudy Rucker: El hombre que era una cuerda cósmica; Allan Sandage: Cosmología; Poul Anderson: Réquiem por un universo; James Trefil: La nueva física y el universo; Gene Wolfe: Todos los tonos del infierno; Donald Goldsmith: ¿Quién hablará en nombre de la Tierra?; Frederik Pohl: La sombra oscura
  Caxur | Aug 16, 2020 |
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Preiss, ByronEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fraknoi, AndrewScientific Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, DarrelIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, PoulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Asimov, IsaacContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benford, GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bishop, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bova, BenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Cherry, David A.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cohen, MartinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Collier, JohnIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Goldsmith, DonaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harris, JohnIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hayashi, KikuoIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Helfand, David J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, B. E.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kaufmann III, William J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mader, TedBack cover artsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, RonIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Pohl, FrederikContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Sandage, AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Spinrad, HyronContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Trefil, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tucker, WallaceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Willis, ConnieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolfe, GeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Woods, LebbeusIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A collection of nonfiction articles on various extrasolar subjects such as black holes, each followed by a science fiction selection on the same topic.

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Anthology contains:
  • Frontier / Byron Preiss
  • The Universe: An Introduction / Andrew Fraknoi
  • What is the Universe? / Isaac Asimov; artwork Darrel Anderson
  • Art and Science Fiction: Unbuilt Cities / Realized Dreams / Ray Bradbury; artwork Moebius
  • Our Galaxy / Eric J. Chaisson
  • Mandikini / Gregory Benford; artwork B. E. Johnson
  • Star Birth and Maturity / Martin Cohen
  • To Touch a Star / Ben Bova; artwork Pat Rawlings
  • Supernovae: Creative Catclysms in the Galaxy / David J. Helfand
  • The Iron Star / Robert Silverberg; artwork Bob Eggleton
  • The Black Hole / William J. Kaufmann, III
  • Schwarzschild Radius / Connie Willis; artwork Jim Burns
  • Galaxies and Clusters / Hyron Spinrad
  • Bubbles / David Brin; artwork David A. Cherry
  • Quasars and Active Galaxies / Harding E. Smith
  • For Thus Do I Remember Carthage / Michael Bishop; artwork John Collier
  • The Intergalactic Medium / Wallace Tucker
  • The Man Who Was a Cosmic String / Rudy Rucker; artwork Ron Miller
  • Cosmology: The Quest to Understand the Creation and Expansion of the Universe / Allan Sandage
  • Requiem for a Universe / Poul Anderson; artwork John Harris
  • The New Physics and the Universe / James Trefil
  • All the Hues of Hell / Gene Wolfe; artwork Kikuo Hayashi
  • Who Will Speak for Earth? An Essay on Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Contact / Donald Goldsmith
  • The Dark Shadow / Frederik Pohl; artwork Lebbeus Woods
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