I remember this story, and thought this might to whom the question referred .. but it's probably been twenty years since I read it. I'm glad to see my memory's not completely gone -- I voted "I don't know" because I wasn't sure.
Asimov -- one of the two best writers of science fiction, ever.
Alex / talexb / Toronto
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