Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!: Collected Essays, 1934-1998

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Macmillan, Jan 6, 2001 - Science - 576 pages
Arthur C. Clarke is one of this century's most visionary and versatile thinkers. In the crowning achievement of his extraordinary career, Clarke has collected his ground-breaking non-fiction pieces into one volume. Charting an exceptional career of over six decades, the essays in Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! reveal Clarke's piercing mind and lively wit as well as the march of science through our modern age.

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Written over seven decades, these essays by Clarke, most famous for his sf novels (e.g., 2001: A Space Odyssey), cover a range of science topics--especially space exploration. Arranged chronologically ... Read full review

Contents

IV
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V
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VI
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VIII
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IX
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XI
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XIII
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XV
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LXXXI
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LXXXIII
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LXXXV
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LXXXVI
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LXXXVII
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LXXXVIII
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XC
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XCI
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XXVIII
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLIX
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LI
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LII
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LIII
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LIV
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LVI
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LVIII
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LIX
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LX
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LXXVIII
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LXXX
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XCII
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XCVI
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CI
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CII
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CIV
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CVI
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CVIII
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CIX
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CXI
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CXII
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CXIII
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CXV
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CXVII
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CXIX
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CXX
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CXXI
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CXXII
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXVI
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CXXVII
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CXXX
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CXXXI
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CXXXII
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CXXXIII
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CXXXIV
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CXXXV
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CXXXVI
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CXXXVIII
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CXXXIX
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CXL
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CXLI
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CXLIII
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CXLV
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CXLVIII
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CL
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CLI
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CLII
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CLIII
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CLIV
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CLV
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Sir Arthur C. Clarke, CBE was born in England in 1917 and has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956. He is the author of such bestselling books as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhoods End and Rendezvous with Rama.

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