Counting the Eons

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Counting the Eons
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First edition
Author Isaac Asimov
Cover artist Kyoshi Kanai[1]
Country United States
Language English
Series Fantasy & Science Fiction essays
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
7 January 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.

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  • 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)

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