The Tragedy of the Moon

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The Tragedy of the Moon
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First edition
Author Isaac Asimov
Cover artist Roger Zimmerman
Country United States
Language English
Series Fantasy & Science Fiction essays
Genre science essay
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
1973
Media type print (Hardback and Paperback)
Pages 220
ISBN ISBN 0-385-07221-X
Preceded by The Left Hand of the Electron
Followed by Of Matters Great and Small

The Tragedy of the Moon is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the tenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between March 1972 and July 1973. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1973.

Contents[edit]

  • A — About the Moon
    • 1 — The Tragedy of the Moon
    • 2 — The Triumph of the Moon
    • 3 — Moon Over Babylon
    • 4 — The Week Excuse
  • B — About Other Small Worlds
    • 5 — The World Ceres
    • 6 — The Clock in the Sky
  • C — About Carbon
    • 7 — The One and Only
    • 8 — The Unlikely Twins
  • D — About Micro-organisms
    • 9 — Through The Microglass
    • 10 — Down From The Amoeba
    • 11 — The Cinderella Compound
  • E — About the Thyroid Gland
    • 12 — Doctor, Doctor, Cut My Throat
  • F — About Society
    • 13 — Lost in Non-Translation
    • 14 — The Ancient and the Ultimate
    • 15 — By The Numbers
  • G — And (You Guessed It!) About Me
    • 16 — The Cruise And I (July 1973)
    • 17 — Academe And I

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