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INTRODUCTIONS
!Gregory Benford: Real Science, Imaginary Worlds
!Kathryn Cramer: On Science and Science Fiction
!David G. Hartwell: Hard Science Fiction
PART I
!Ursula K. Le Guin: Nine Lives
!Bob Shaw: Light of Other Days
!Nathaniel Hawthorne: Rappaccini's Daughter
!Arthur C. Clarke: The Star
!Hal Clement: Proof
!Robert A. Heinlein: It's Great to Be Back
!Gene Wolfe: Procreation
!Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore: Mimsy Were the Borogoves
!Raymond Z. Gallun: Davy Jones' Ambassador
!Isaac Asimov: The Life and Times of Multivac
!Robert L. Forward: The Singing Diamond
!Dean Ing: Down & Out on Ellfive Prime
!Hilbert Schenck: Send Me a Kiss by Wire
!Philip Latham: The Xi Effect
!Edgar Allan Poe: A Descent into the Maelström
!Gregory Benford: Exposures
!Kate Wilhelm: The Planners
!James Blish: Beep
!Richard Grant: rode's Equations
!Theodore L. Thomas: The Weather Man
PART II
!Arthur C. Clarke: Transit of Earth
!J.G. Ballard: Prima Belladonna
!Donald M. Kingsbury: To Bring in the Steel
!C.M. Kornbluth: Gomez
!Isaac Asimov: Waterclap
!Anne McCaffrey: Weyr Search
!Rudy Rucker: Message Found in a Copy of Flatland
!Tom Godwin: The Cold Equations
!H.G. Wells: The Land Ironclads
!Larry Niven: The Hole Man
!John W. Campbell: Atomic Power
!John T. Sladek: Stop Evolution in Its Tracks!
!Miles J. Breuer, M.D.: The Hungry Guinea Pig
!Ian Watson: The Very Slow Time Machine
!Bruce Sterling: The Beautiful and the Sublime
!Ursula K. Le Guin: The Author of the Acacia Seeds
!John M. Ford: Heat of Fusion
!Gordon R. Dickson: Dolphin's Way
!Gene Wolfe: All the Hues of Hell
!Theodore Sturgeon: Occam's Scalpel
!Edward Bryant: giANTS
!Randall Garrett: Time Fuse
!Clifford D. Simak: Desertion
PART III
!Poul Anderson: Kyrie
!Raymond F. Jones: The Person from Porlock
!Frederik Pohl: Day Million
!J.G. Ballard: Cage of Sand
!James Tiptree, Jr.: The Psychologist Who Wouldn't Do Awful Things to Rats
!Jules Verne: In the Year 2889
!James Blish: Surface Tension
!Cordwainer Smith: No, No, Not Rogov!
!George Turner: In a Petri Dish Upstairs
!Rudyard Kipling: With the Night Mail
!Arthur C. Clarke: The Longest Science Fiction Story Ever Told
!Alfred Bester: The Pi Man
!Gregory Benford: Relativistic Effects
!James P. Hogan: Making Light
!Isaac Asimov: The Last Question
!Philip K. Dick: The Indefatigable Frog
!John M. Ford: Chromatic Aberration
!Katherine Maclean: The Snowball Effect
!Hilbert Schenc: The Morphology of the Kirkham Wreck
!Greg Bear: Tangents
!William Gibson: Johnny Mnemonic
!David Brin: What Continues, What Fails…
!Michael F. Flynn: Mammy Morgan Played the Organ; Her Daddy Beat the Drum
!Vernor Vinge: Bookworm, Run!