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* " Science Fiction: The Shape of Things to Come ", by Mark Bould, in The Socialist Review, May 2005.
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* Isaac Asimov, Science and Science Fiction author, professor of biochemistry, one of the most prolific writers of all time
* John W. Campbell, an influential science fiction writer who " shaped the Golden Age of Science Fiction "
Van Vogt's first published SF story, " Black Destroyer " ( Astounding Science Fiction, July 1939 ), was inspired by Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin.
One of van Vogt's best-known novels of this period is Slan, which was originally serialised in Astounding Science Fiction ( September-December 1940 ).
For example Darrell Schweitzer writing to the New York Review of Science Fiction in 1999 quoted a passage from the original van Vogt novelette “ The Mixed Men ”, which he was then reading, and remarked:
In 1946, van Vogt and his first wife, Edna Mayne Hull, were co-Guests of Honor at the fourth World Science Fiction Convention.
* Nedelkovh, Aleksandar B. British and American Science Fiction Novel 1950 – 1980 with the Theme of Alternative History ( an Axiological Approach ).
The book was nominated for the 1992 Nebula Award for Best Novel, the 1993 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, and the 1993 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
The science-fiction editor Gardner Dozois is generally acknowledged as the person who popularized the use of the term " cyberpunk " as a kind of literature, although Minnesota writer Bruce Bethke coined the term in 1980 for his short story " Cyberpunk ," which was published in the November 1983 issue of Amazing Science Fiction Stories.
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* Popular Science: Science Year by Year: Discoveries and Inventions from the Last Century that Shape our Lives ( 2001 ), New York: Scholastic, p. 208-209.
" The Changing Shape of Burnham's Political Universe ", Social Science History 10 ( 1986 ) 209-19 Issn: 0145-5532 Fulltext in Jstor
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In an interview on the NPR program All Things Considered, Sokal said he was inspired to submit the hoax article after reading Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels With Science ( 1994 ), by Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt.
Bush's albums include the aforementioned Sixteen Stone, Razorblade Suitcase ( recorded by Steve Albini ), Deconstructed, The Science of Things, and Golden State, all albums had much success in terms of albums sales, which led Bush to be one of the best selling rock groups to come out of the nineties.
* Pelesko, J. A., ( 2007 ) Self Assembly: The Science of Things That Put Themselves Together, Chapman & Hall / CRC Press.
Gavin Rossdale mentions Dorothy Stratten in his song " Dead Meat " performed by his band Bush on the album, The Science of Things ( 1999 ), in the lyric " Dorothy died for your pleasure ".
With the Catalog opened flat, the reader might find the large page on the left full of text and intriguing illustrations from a volume of Joseph Needham ’ s Science and Civilization in China, showing and explaining an astronomical clock tower or a chain-pump windmill, while on the right-hand page are an excellent review of a beginners ' guide to modern technology ( The Way Things Work ) and a review of The Engineers ’ Illustrated Thesaurus.
He invented devices for textile mills, and wrote The Science of Common Things ( 1857 ) and Wells's Principles and Applications of Chemistry ( 1858 ); Wells's First Principles of Geology ( 1861 ) and Wells's Natural Philosophy ( 1863 ), which went through fifteen editions as a college textbook.
*( 1996 ) How Things Are: A Science Tool-Kit for the Mind ( edited by John Brockman and Katinka Matson ), Harper Perennial.
These contemporary life conditions ( Historic Times ; Geographic Place ; Existential Problems ; and Societal Circumstances ) are explored in books like Carl Sagan's The Demon Haunted World: Science As a Candle in the Dark ( New York: Ballantine Books, 1996 ), John Brockman's The Third Culture: Beyond the Scientific Revolution ( New York: Touchstone Books, 1996 ), and Michael Shermer's Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudo-science, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time ( New York: W. H.
Since October 2006, a segment of his playing with Billband has been used as the theme for the National Public Radio segment " Science Out of the Box ," which airs on the Weekend All Things Considered program.
Tetra Brik has been distinguished as one of the 20th Century's design icons, and featured in the 2011 London Science Museum / Vitra Design Museum exhibition Hidden Heroes-The Genius of Everyday Things.
Science Magazine, as such, ended production when the CBC joined it with The Nature of Things, keeping the latter as title and Suzuki as host.
Five separate grants received over several years from the National Science Foundation funded the creation of new exhibits, including How Things Work and Solve-It Central, which toured through many science museums throughout the United States and Canada.
Ball's most-popular book is the 2004 Critical Mass: How One Things Leads to Another, winner of the 2005 Aventis Prize for Science Books.