. . . ? ! ? Well, to undreamed of places where miracles dwell in two-by-fours and visionary equations. To point the way, Asimov has compiled seventeen exemplary examples where myth and science merge -- he even proves that a goose could lay the golden egg, scientifically speaking. Or could it? His question and answer sessions at the end of each piece leave it up to the junior layman; a natural audience to decide whether Neanderthal Man might have died of an inferiority complex a la Lester del Rey's "The Day is Done" or whether Robert A. Heinlein's "And He Built a Crooked House" would logically lead to a third dimension. High school science teachers on ALERT! Please.