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Borderlands of Science: How to Think Like a Scientist and Write Science Fiction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date November 1, 2000
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780671319533
ISBN-10 0671319531
Dimensions 1 by 4.50 by 7 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
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Original list price $6.99
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The renowned science fiction writer and respected scientist explores the territories that science is just beginning to penetrate, in a compelling and prescient book about the future of scientific inquiry. Reprint. (view table of contents)
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WELCOME TO THE FARTHEST FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE....


Present-day science, as Carl Sagan observed, is more like science fiction than most science fiction. Where does the dividing line lie today?


Charles Sheffield, an internationally respected scientist and an equally renowned science fiction writer, whom The Washington Post and others have compared to Arthur C. Clarke, surveys with an expert eye the current state of physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, computers, and other fields, and brings the reader up to date on just how strange the universe is turning out to be.


When exploring strange territory, a knowledgeable guide is a necessity. Fortunately, Dr. Sheffield is eminently qualified to explain the nature of the new mysteries which science is just beginning to explore. The readers will be in good hands as they are taken on an expertly guided tour of the


BORDERLANDS OF SCIENCE

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from Baen Books (November 1, 1999)
9780671578367 | details & prices | 367 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $22.00
About: The science fiction writer explores the territories that science is just beginning to penetrate, in a prescient book about the future of scientific inquiry
Paperback
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from Baen Books (November 1, 2000)
9780671319533 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $6.99
About: The renowned science fiction writer and respected scientist explores the territories that science is just beginning to penetrate, in a compelling and prescient book about the future of scientific inquiry.

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