Re: Close enough

From: P. T. Rourke (
Date: Fri Mar 02 2001 - 08:27:15 EST

Afraid not. The first poster was correct: Arthur C. Clarke, "Neutron Tide."

----- Original Message -----
From: "Francesco Zappa Nardelli" <>
To: "Unicode List" <>
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 6:50 AM
Subject: Re: Close enough

> Hello.
> 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.
> Regards,
> -francesco

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