a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
Author includes the word(s): James Blish3 matches found out of 1624
entries
(Note: This page not the entire list of works of
Mathematical Fiction. To see the whole list, click here.)


FYI (1961) 
 James Blish 

This story contains a brief explanation of the transfinite cardinals
and their arithmetic as part of a scary bit of science fiction. Why,
you may ask (and the character in the story does), do the transfinite
cardinals... (more) 


Jack of Eagles (1952) 
 James Blish 

Blish bases this novel on a quasimathematical explanation of ESP and psychokinesis which was really not necessary and doesn't hold together at all (“the activity of the psi mechanism as a whole... (more) 


Statistician's Day (1970) 
 James Blish 

An aging novelist and Nobel Prize winner gives what he knows is
his last interview. But rather than take questions, he has rather
pointed ones of his own, based on his twenty years of statistical
analyses... (more) 

Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in nonfictional math books
let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.
(Maintained by Alex Kasman,
College of Charleston)