Isaac Asimov | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by David W. Moore

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Critical Essay by David W. Moore

Isaac Asimov displays a portion of his impressive store of science information in Venus, Near Neighbor of the Sun…. Five of the nine chapters are devoted to Venus, two to the planet Mercury, one is on asteroids, and another on comets. The information is solid on physical attributes such as circumference, surface temperature, density, axial inclination, and orbital eccentricity of the various bodies. Fifty-four tables of facts and 39 figures help organize and clarify the information, including historical accounts of how the facts were obtained. Compressing all this into 210 pages and presenting it as clearly as Asimov does is a remarkable feat.

David W. Moore, in his review of "Venus: Near Neighbor of the Sun" (copyright 1982 by the International Reading Association, Inc.; reprinted with permission of the International Reading Association and David W. Moore), in Journal of Reading, Vol...

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