Counting the Eons

Counting the Eons  
Author(s) Isaac Asimov
Country  USA
Language English
Series Fantasy & Science Fiction essays
Genre(s) science essay
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date 1983
Media type print (Hardback and Paperback)
Preceded by The Sun Shines Bright
Followed by 'X' Stands for Unknown

Counting the Eons is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the sixteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between August 1980 and December 1981. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1983.

Contents

  • A The Earth
    • 1 Light as Air? (March 1981)
    • 2 Too Deep for Me (April 1981)
    • 3 Under Pressure (May 1981)
    • 4 The Word I Invented (October 1980)
    • 5 Yes! With a Bang! (June 1981)
    • 6 Let Me Count the Days (October 1981)
    • 7 Counting the Eons (November 1980)
  • B The Stars
    • 8 The Runaway Star (July 1981)
    • 9 The Dance of the Stars (August 1981)
  • C The Universe
    • 10 Getting Down to Basics (September 1980)
    • 11 And After Many a Summer Dies the Proton (September 1981)
    • 12 Let Einstein Be! (December 1981)
    • 13 Beyond Earth's Eons (December 1980)
    • 14 The Crucial Asymmetry (November 1981)
    • 15 All and Nothing (January 1981)
    • 16 Nothing and All (February 1981)
  • D Literature
    • 17 Milton! Thou Shouldst Be Living at This Hour (August 1980)

Notes


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Isaac Asimov bibliography — The goal of this article is to present a complete bibliography of the books and short stories written or edited by Isaac Asimov, arranged alphabetically.[1] Since Asimov is one of the most prolific authors of all time, and since he engaged in… …   Wikipedia

  • Isaac Asimov — Asimov in 1965 Born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov Between October 4, 1919 and January 2, 1920[1] Petrovichi, Russian SFSR …   Wikipedia

  • Bibliography of Isaac Asimov — This is believed to be a complete bibliography of the work of Isaac Asimov that is arranged alphabetically.The total number of books listed here is 515 books in 72 years.See also Isaac Asimov bibliography by series.compactTOC NOTOC A* ABC s of… …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …   Universalium

  • \@Vampire Mythology: Introduction —   [↑] @Vampire Mythology   Vampire. To those people who believe that there are such creatures in the supernatural, bloodsucking predators who stalk mankind in the night, just hearing this word aloud in a crowded room instantly draws their… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Buddhist cosmology — is the description of the shape and evolution of the universe according to the canonical Buddhist scriptures and commentaries. IntroductionThe self consistent Buddhist cosmology which is presented in commentaries and works of Abhidharma in both… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • List of social networking websites — This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see List of online dating websites). For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites. Please note the list is not… …   Wikipedia

  • Anexo:Redes sociales — El estilo de esta traducción aún no ha sido revisado por terceros. Si eres hispanohablante nativo y no has participado en esta traducción puedes colaborar revisando y adaptando el estilo de ésta u otras traducciones ya acabadas. Nombre… …   Wikipedia Español


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.