How to Save the World

How to Save the World

by Charles Sheffield, Charles Sheffield

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Overview

How to Save the World by Charles Sheffield, Charles Sheffield

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312867843
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date: 12/15/1998
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 352
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 Contents

Introduction
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

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