From the terraforming of Titan to viruses that alter wrongdoers' DNA, from legalized electronic dueling to contraceptives that select for sex, here is a fistful of provocative, engaging, and entertaining tales of Big Science brought to bear on the woes of the world.
|Publisher:||Tom Doherty Associates|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.58(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.93(d)|
About the Author
Charles Sheffield (1935-2002) was a mathematician and theoretical physicist by training. His doctoral work was on Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity. Dr. Sheffield worked as chief scientist for the Earth Satellite Corporation, a Washington, D.C.–based firm that specializes in the analysis of data gathered from space.
The author of thirty previous science fiction novels, including Cold as Ice and The Ganymede Club from Tor, Sheffield lived in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife, author Nancy Kress.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
James P. Hogan, ZAP THY NEIGHBOR
Lawrence Watt-Evans, CHOICE
Geoffrey A. Landis, THE MEETINGS OF THE SECRET WORLD MASTERS
James Kirkwood, THE INVASION OF SPACE
Larry Niven, THE SOUTH LOS ANGELES BROADCASTING SYSTEM
Kathe Koja & Barry N. Malzberg, BUYER'S REMORSE
Arlan Andrews, SOULS ON ICE
Nick Pollotta, RAW TERRA
B.W. Clough, THE PRODUCT OF THE EXTREMES
Jerry Oltion, MY SOUL TO KEEP
Doug Beason, DEFENSE CONVERSION
Mary A. Turzillo, THE GUATEMALA CURE
Jerry Pournelle & Charles Sheffield, HIGHER EDUCATION