Galileo's Children: Tales of Science vs. Superstition
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From the most celebrated editor in science fiction comes an anthology of stories about the persecution of scientists. Each of the thirteen tales depicts the struggle to make progress against the dead blank wall of superstition and fear. This title includes stories by: Arthur C Clarke, Ursula K Le Guin, Greg Egan, George R. R. Martin, Mike Resnick, Robert Silverberg, and others.
Table of Contents:
- Preface: "It Still Moves!" - (2005) - essay by Gardner Dozois
- The Stars Below - (1974) - short story by Ursula K. Le Guin
- The Will of God - (1991) - novelette by Keith Roberts
- The Way of Cross and Dragon - (1979) - novelette by George R. R. Martin
- The Pope of the Chimps - (1982) - short story by Robert Silverberg
- The World Is a Sphere - (1973) - novelette by Edgar Pangborn
- Written in Blood - (1999) - short story by Chris Lawson
- Falling Star - (2004) - short story by Brendan DuBois
- Three Hearings on the Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream - (1997) - novelette by James Alan Gardner
- The Star - (1955) - short story by Arthur C. Clarke
- The Last Homosexual - (1996) - short story by Paul Park
- The Man Who Walked Home - (1972) - short story by James Tiptree, Jr.
- When the Old Gods Die - (1995) - novelette by Mike Resnick
- Oracle - (2000) - novella by Greg Egan
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