Adding a Dimension

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Adding a Dimension
First edition
Author Isaac Asimov
Country United States
Language English
Series Science, Technology, and Speculation essays
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
June 5, 1964
Media type print (Hardback and Paperback)
ISBN 0-234-77874-1
Preceded by View from a Height
Followed by Of Time and Space and Other Things

Adding a Dimension is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It was the third of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1964.


  • Part I: Mathematics
    • T-Formation (August 1963)
    • One, Ten, Buckle My Shoe (December 1962)
    • Varieties of the Infinite (September 1959)
    • A Piece of Pi (May 1960)
    • Tools of the Trade (September 1960)
    • The Imaginary that Isn't (March 1961)
    • Pre-Fixing It Up (November 1962)
  • Part II: Physics
    • The Rigid Vacuum (April 1963)
    • The Light that Failed (June 1963)
    • The Light Fantastic (August 1962)
  • Part III: Chemistry
    • Slow Burn (October 1962)
    • You, Too, Can Speak Gaelic (March 1963)
  • Part IV: Biology
    • The Lost Generation (February 1963)
    • He's Not My Type (January 1963)
  • Part V: Astronomy
    • The Shape of Things (September 1962)
    • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (October 1963)
  • Part VI: General
    • The Isaac Winners (July 1963)

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