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Cosmicomics - 68 edition

Cosmicomics (ISBN10: 0156226006; ISBN13: 9780156226004)
ISBN13: 978-0156226004
ISBN10: 0156226006

Summary: During the course of these stories Calvino toys with continuous creation, the transformation of matter, and the expanding and contracting reaches of space and time. His characters, made out of mathematical formulae and simple cellular structures, disport themselves among galaxies, experience the solidification of planets, move from aquatic to terrestrial existence, play games with hydrogen atoms, and have a love life. Calvino succeeds in relating complex scientific c
oncepts to the ordinary reactions of common humanity.
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Summary: During the course of these stories Calvino toys with continuous creation, the transformation of matter, and the expanding and contracting reaches of space and time. His characters, made out of mathematical formulae and simple cellular structures, disport themselves among galaxies, experience the solidification of planets, move from aquatic to terrestrial existence, play games with hydrogen atoms, and have a love life. Calvino succeeds in relating complex scientific concepts to the ordinary reactions of common humanity. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 68
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harvest Books
Year Published: 1968
International: No



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