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Title: Tangents Title Record # 40888
Author: Greg Bear
Date: 1986-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in Omni, January 1986.
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), mathematics (1), hard sf (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1988 French Tangentes
1988Translated by Peter Robert (German)
German Tangenten
1989
  • Translated by Branislava Miladinov
Serbian Tangente
1990Translated by Jacek Manicki Source: http://encyklopediafantastyki.pl
Polish Styczne
1992Translated by Thomas Wintner
Dutch Raakvlakken
1993Translated by 酒井昭伸 (Sakai Akinobu)
Japanese [as by ]
1997Translated by Andreas Irle
German Tangenten

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Omni, January 1986 1986-01-00 ed. Ellen Datlow, Gurney Williams, III Omni Publications International Ltd. 0149-8711 $2.50 116
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Michael Radencich , Steve Hayes Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection 1987-05-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-00710-8 $11.95 xxi+
602
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection 1987-05-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-00709-4 $19.95 xxi+
602
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder 1987-06-00 ed. Rudy Rucker Arbor House 0-87795-891-2 $18.95 xvii+
300
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder 1987-06-00 ed. Rudy Rucker Arbor House 0-87795-890-4 $9.95 xvii+
300
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Richard Powers  
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 1987-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 0-948164-31-X £4.95 615
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 1987-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 0-948164-50-6 £10.95 615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Univers 1988 1988-03-15 ed. Pierre K. Rey J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2354) 2-277-22354-9   377
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Caza Checkmark
Nebula Awards 22: SFWA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 1986 1988-04-00 ed. George Zebrowski Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-665476-8 $11.95 xii+
363
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Vaughn Andrews Checkmark
Nebula Awards 22: SFWA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 1986 1988-04-00 ed. George Zebrowski Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164929-4 $19.95 xii+
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Vaughn Andrews Checkmark
Kopernikus 15 1988-09-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3790) 3-8118-3790-7 DM 12.80 206
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth David B. Mattingly Checkmark
Alef, #15 1989-07-00 ed.
Boban Kne˛ević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik   25000 din. 132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Mario Rosanda Ros Checkmark
Tangents 1989-08-00 Greg Bear Warner Books 0-446-51401-2 $18.95 290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Tangents 1989-10-00 Greg Bear Gollancz 0-575-04141-2 £12.95 290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Harris Checkmark
Tangents 1989-10-00 Greg Bear Warner Books / SFBC 15227 $4.98 242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Mathenauts 1989-10-00 ed. Rudy Rucker New English Library 0-450-50253-8 £3.50 xvii+
300
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Fenix, V1 #0, 1990 1990-00-00 ed.
Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz?Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
Radwan      
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Michelangelo Miani  
Tangents 1990-04-00 Greg Bear VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04775-5 £3.99 290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Tangents 1990-08-00 Greg Bear Questar / Popular Library 0-445-21044-3 $4.95 260
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Tangents 1990-10-00 Greg Bear VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04775-5   290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tangents 1991-12-00 Greg Bear VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04775-5   290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The New Hugo Winners, Volume II 1992-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Baen / SFBC 19248 $9.98 305
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The New Hugo Winners Volume II 1992-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Baen 0-671-72103-8 $4.99 368+
[7]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Digitale Dromen 1992-05-00 Greg Bear Meulenhoff (M=SF #304) 90-290-4482-9   198
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Peter Garriock Checkmark
Tangents 1992-10-00 Greg Bear VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04775-5   290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
1993-11-30
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1038)
4-15-011038-7   414
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll
大森英樹?Ōmori Hideki
Oomori Hideki
Ohmori Hideki
Omori Hideki
おおもりひでき
 
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 05435 $17.98 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
Tangents 1995-03-00 Greg Bear VGSF 0-575-04775-5 £5.99 290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Hackers 1996-10-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-00375-3 $5.50 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Sharmen Liao Checkmark
Tangenten 1997-00-00 Greg Bear Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5663) 3-453-11951-7 DM 12.90 302
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Frank Buchwald Checkmark
Tangents 1997-05-00 Greg Bear Vista 0-575-60159-0 £5.99 290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns  
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century 1998-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg NewStar Publishing 0-7871-1680-7    
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century 1999-12-16 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Phoenix Audio   $11.95  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Tangents 2000-06-00 Greg Bear Millennium 1-85798-979-1 £6.99 290
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Greg Bear 2002-09-00 Greg Bear Tor 0-765-30160-1 $29.95 653
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Greg Bear 2002-11-00 Greg Bear Tor / SFBC 54199 $14.99 653
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Greg Bear 2003-03-00 Greg Bear Orb 0-765-30161-X $17.95 653
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
New Skies: An Anthology of Today's Science Fiction 2003-09-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-765-30016-8 $19.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Daniel Dos Santos Checkmark
New Skies: An Anthology of Today's Science Fiction 2004-07-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor Teen 0-765-34004-6 $6.99 xii+
275
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Daniel Dos Santos Checkmark
Hackers 2013-07-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-147-4 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Just Over the Horizon 2016-04-26 Greg Bear Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-2141-8 $14.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Tangents date unknown Greg Bear Questar / Popular Library 0-445-21044-3 $4.95 260
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Tangents date unknown Greg Bear Popular Library / Warner Books 0-445-21044-3 C$6.50 260
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
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