Futures from Nature

Futures from Nature

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Here are 100 very short stories on the subject of the future and what it might be like. The authors include scientists, journalists, and many of the most famous SF writers in the world. "Futures from Nature" includes everything from satires and vignettes to compressed stories and fictional book reviews, science articles, and journalism, each in eight hundred-word modules. All of the, 11 are entertaining and as a group they are a startling repository of ideas and attitudes about the future.Appearing in book form for the first time, these one hundred pieces were originally published between 1999 and 2006, in the great science journal, Nature, as one-page features. They proved very popular with the readers of the journal. This is a unique book, by scientists and writers, of interest to any reader who might like to speculate about the future.
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 33.02mm | 408.23g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765318059
  • 9780765318053
  • 2,316,640

About Henry Gee

Henry Gee was born in London in 1962. In due course he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Leeds, and his Ph. D. at the University of Cambridge. In 1987 he joined the staff of "Nature," the international science magazine. He is the author of ""The Science of Middle Earth, """Jacob's Ladder, In Search of Deep Time" and (with Luis V. Rey)" A Field Guide to Dinosaurs. "The "Futures" SF column in "Nature," which he devised, garnered "Nature" the award of Best SF Publisher from the European Science Fiction Society. Henry Gee has recently moved to the seaside town of Cromer in Norfolk, where he lives with his wife, two children, and numerous pets.
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