Re: Close enough

From: Francesco Zappa Nardelli (
Date: Fri Mar 02 2001 - 07:14:32 EST


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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