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Out of Copyright (1989) [Short Story]
by Charles Sheffield Rating: Weighted - 6.8 / Average - 6.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Four groups of experts are competing for a lucrative contract to transform Jupiter's moon Europa into a planet capable of supporting life; each tries to gain an advantage by purchasing, and sometimes trading, the cloning rights to the scientific masters of history.

First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1989.

Reprinted in

  • The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection
  • The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three (1990)
  • Dancing with Myself (1993)
  • Clones (1998)

Original title: Out of Copyright
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionBioengineering
FictionScience FictionPlanets & SocietiesWithin The Solar System
FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionClones

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three, the (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: David Brin , Orson Scott Card , James Morrow , Bruce Sterling , Lucius Shepard , Charles Sheffield , Robert Silverberg , Connie Willis , Richard Paul Russo , John Crowley , Jayge Carr , J.R. Dunn
     Year’s Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection, the (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bruce Sterling , Gregory Benford , Lucius Shepard , John Varley , Nancy Kress , Mike Resnick , Charles Sheffield , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Brian M. Stableford , Avram Davidson , Kathe Koja , Connie Willis , S.P. Somtow , Megan Lindholm , Robert Sampson , Alexander Jablokov , Alan Brennert , John Crowley , Neal Barrett, Jr. , Judith Moffett , Janet Kagan , William King
     Dancing with Myself (1993) [Collection]
      Author: Charles Sheffield
     Clones (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Greg Egan , John Varley , Joe Haldeman , Damon Knight , Charles Sheffield , Kate Wilhelm , Pamela Sargent , Ian R. MacLeod

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