PC> Ah, but the Spanner I was thinking of was a spaceship from a short
PC> story by Arthur C. Clark (or was it Azimov?). (The story tells of
PC> this ship flying too close to a neutron star, leaving nothing but
PC> a star-mangled Spanner.)
I believe you are referring to Larry Niven's ``Neutron star''. The
confusion probably arised from the publication of this short-story in
a collection edited by Asimov containing all Hugo's awards winners.
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