Piers Bizony

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Piers Bizony
OccupationAuthor, journalist
GenreNon-fiction

Piers Bizony is a science journalist, space historian, author, and exhibition organiser. Bizony specialises in the topics of outer space, special effects, and technology.[1] He has written articles for The Independent, BBC Focus and Wired.[2] His 1997 book The Rivers of Mars was shortlisted for the Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award.[3][4] His book 2001: Filming the Future (1994, revised 2000, expanded 2014) is an authoritative reference about Stanley Kubrick's film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Works[edit]

Selected books:

  • Bizony, Piers (1994). 2001: Filming the Future (163-page 1st ed.). Aurum Press. ISBN 1-85410-365-2.
  • Bizony, Piers (1996). Island in the Sky: The International Space Station. Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-85410-436-6.
  • Bizony, Piers (1997). The Rivers of Mars: Searching for the Cosmic Origins of Life. Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-85410-495-3.
  • Bizony, Piers (1998). The Exploration of Mars: Searching for the Cosmic Origins of Life. Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-85410-584-4.
  • Bizony, Piers (2000). 2001: Filming the Future (165-page revised 2nd ed.). Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-85410-706-0. (Reprinted 2001, Aurum Press.)
  • Bizony, Piers (2001). Digital Domain: The Leading Edge of Visual Effects. Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-85410-707-7. (Reprinted 2001, 2002, Billboard Books.)
  • Bizony, Piers (2004). Atom. Icon Books. ISBN 978-1-84046-873-1.
  • Bizony, Piers (2006). The Man Who Ran the Moon: James E. Webb, NASA, and the Secret History of Project Apollo. Icon Books. ISBN 978-1-84046-764-2. (Reprinted 2006, Thunder's Mouth; 2007, Icon; 2009, Basic Books.)
  • Bizony, Piers (2006). Space 50. Smithsonian. ISBN 978-0-06-089010-0.
  • Bizony, Piers (2009). One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 Remembered. Zenith Press. ISBN 978-0-7603-3710-3.
  • Bizony, Piers (2009). How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel. Plume. ISBN 978-0-452-29533-9.
  • Bizony, Piers (2010). Science: The Definitive Guide. Sterling Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4351-2948-1.
  • Bizony, Piers (2011). The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA's First Space Plane. Zenith Press. ISBN 978-0-7603-3941-1.
  • Bizony, Piers (2011). Cosmic Tour: 1001 Must-See Images from Across the Universe. Quercus. ISBN 978-0-85738-341-9.
  • Bizony, Piers (2012). The Search for Aliens: A Rough Guide to Life on Other Worlds. Rough Guides. ISBN 978-1-4053-8324-0.
  • Bizony, Piers (2014). The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey (1386-page collector ed.). Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-4769-7. — Contains 5 items: 2001: Filming the Future (562-page expanded 3rd ed.), plus 2001: A Space Odyssey [Photos] (100 film stills, 208 p.), 2001: A Space Odyssey Script (facsimile of Kubrick's annotated copy of Clarke's prose treatment "Journey Beyond the Stars: A Film Story", 260 p.), 2001: A Space Odyssey Notes (facsimile of 158 production notes compiled by Victor Lyndon, 320 p.), and 201 Min. of a Space Idiocy (reprint from Mad magazine no. 125, 8 p.). 1500 copies.
  • Bizony, Piers (2015). The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey (562-page regular ed.). Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-5954-6. — Contains 1 item: 2001: Filming the Future (562-page expanded 3rd ed.).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Piers Bizony". acftv.com. Retrieved 23 June 2014.[dead link]
  2. ^ Tallack, Peter. "Piers Bizony". The Science Factory. Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Piers Bizony – Four Way Interview". Popular Science. 20 November 2010. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "BIS Prestige Lecture – 2001: Filming the Future". British Interplanetary Society. 30 April 2012. Retrieved September 2, 2017.

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