Fact and Fancy Author:Isaac Asimov Intriguing speculations on the possibilities of science. — The endless adventures of man's mind. — In FACT AND FANCY, Dr. Asimov has drawn inspiration from the realm of pure scientific fact, without permitting himself to be confined by its inflexible borders. Beginning with statements that are solidly rooted in accepted truth, he has given rein to... more » his highly ingenious imagination and constructed hypothetical situations that are at once fanciful and completely reasonable.
The many intriguing questions explored by Dr. Asimov range from What lies beyond the planets (just possibly, a lot of ice!), to When can you escape the reach of gravity (you can't - ever!). These and other fascinating, informative speculations offer a treasury of brilliant, startling ideas - logical extensions of today's science and more stimulating than the wildest fictions!