122 relations: A Counterblaste to Tobacco, A. E. van Vogt, ABDO Publishing Company, Addison-Wesley, Advent:Publishers, Alfred Bester, Algis Budrys, Amazing Stories, Americans, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology, Ballantine Books, Ben Bova, Bertrand Russell, Call sign, Center for the Study of Science Fiction, Cleve Cartmill, Cloak of Aesir, Cybernetics, Damon Knight, Deadline (science fiction story), Dean drive, Del Rey Books, Dianetics, Doubleday (publisher), Duke University, Ernest Rutherford, Exploring Tomorrow, Extrasensory perception, Extrasensory Perception (book), F. Orlin Tremaine, Festschrift, Forever Peace, Frances Oldham Kelsey, Frederik Pohl, Galaxy Science Fiction, George Wallace, Golden Age of Science Fiction, Gordon R. Dickson, Grumbles from the Grave, H. L. Gold, Harper (publisher), Harry Harrison (writer), Hieronymus machine, Hugo Award, Hugo Award for Best Professional Magazine, In Search of Wonder, Invaders from the Infinite, Isaac Asimov, Isaac Newton, ..., Islands of Space, James Blish, James VI and I, Joe Haldeman, John Clute, John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, Joseph Banks Rhine, Joseph L. Green, Kingsley Amis, Krebiozen, L. Ron Hubbard, Lathe, Lester del Rey, Life-Line, Locus (magazine), Manhattan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael Moorcock, Mort Weisinger, Mountainside, New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, Newton's laws of motion, Nobel Peace Prize, Norbert Wiener, Nova (novel), Nuclear weapon, Parapsychology, Penny dreadful, Peter Nicholls (writer), Podkayne of Mars, Poul Anderson, Psionics, Racism, Random House, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Silverberg, Sam Moskowitz, Samuel R. Delany, Science fiction, Serfdom in Russia, Sigmund Freud, Slavery, Southern United States, Space opera, St. Martin's Press, Surgeon General of the United States, T. O'Conor Sloane, Telepathy, Thalidomide, The Black Star Passes, The Cold Equations, The Early Asimov, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, The Incredible Planet, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Mightiest Machine, The Moon Is Hell!, The Space Beyond, The Thing (1982 film), The Thing (2011 film), The Thing from Another World, The Ultimate Weapon, Theodore Sturgeon, Tom Godwin, Twin, Unknown (magazine), Watts riots, Who Goes There?, Who Goes There? (collection), Wonder Stories, Worldcon. Expand index (72 more) » « Shrink index
A Counterblaste to Tobacco is a treatise written by King James VI of Scotland and I of England in 1604, in which he expresses his distaste for tobacco, particularly tobacco smoking.
Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author.
ABDO Publishing Company is a book publishing company, specializing in non-fiction books for the school library market.
Addison-Wesley is a publisher of textbooks and computer literature.
Advent:Publishers is an American publishing house.
Alfred Bester (December 18, 1913 – September 30, 1987) was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books.
Algirdas Jonas "Algis" Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Amazing Stories is an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback's Experimenter Publishing.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Analog Science Fiction and Fact is an American science-fiction magazine published under various titles since 1930.
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology is a 1973 festschrift honoring noted science fiction and fantasy editor John W. Campbell, in the form of an anthology of short stories by various science fiction authors, edited by Harry Harrison.
Ballantine Books is a major book publisher located in the United States, founded in 1952 by Ian Ballantine with his wife, Betty Ballantine.
Benjamin William "Ben" Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American writer.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
The Center for the Study of Science Fiction is an endowed educational institution associated with the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, that emerged from the science-fiction (SF) programs that James Gunn created at the University beginning in 1968.
Cleve Cartmill (June 21, 1908 in Platteville, Wisconsin – February 11, 1964 in Orange County, California) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy short stories.
Cloak of Aesir is a collection of science fiction stories by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr..
Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary approach for exploring regulatory systems—their structures, constraints, and possibilities.
Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor and critic.
"Deadline" is a 1944 science fiction short story by American writer Cleve Cartmill, first published in Astounding Science Fiction.
The Dean drive was a device created and promoted by inventor Norman Lorimer Dean (1902–1972) that he claimed to be a reactionless drive.
Del Rey Books is a branch of Ballantine Books, which is owned by Random House and, in turn, by Penguin Random House.
Dianetics (from Greek dia, meaning "through", and nous, meaning "mind") is a set of ideas and practices regarding the metaphysical relationship between the mind and body created by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard.
Doubleday is an American publishing company founded as Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 that by 1947 was the largest in the United States.
Duke University is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina.
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, HFRSE LLD (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics.
Exploring Tomorrow was an American old-time radio series which ran on the Mutual Broadcasting System from December 4, 1957, until June 13, 1958.
Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense or second sight, includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses, but sensed with the mind.
Extrasensory Perception is a 1934 book written by parapsychologist Joseph Banks Rhine, which discusses his research work at Duke University.
In academia, a Festschrift (plural, Festschriften) is a book honoring a respected person, especially an academic, and presented during their lifetime.
Forever Peace is a 1997 science fiction novel by Joe Haldeman.
Frances Kathleen Oldham Kelsey, CM (July 24, 1914 – August 7, 2015) was a Canadian-American pharmacologist and physician.
Frederik George Pohl Jr. (November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science-fiction writer, editor, and fan, with a career spanning more than 75 years—from his first published work, the 1937 poem "Elegy to a Dead Satellite: Luna", to the 2011 novel All the Lives He Led and articles and essays published in 2012.
Galaxy Science Fiction was an American digest-size science fiction magazine, published from 1950 to 1980.
George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987.
The first Golden Age of Science Fiction—often recognized in the United States as the period from 1938 to 1946—was an era during which the science fiction genre gained wide public attention and many classic science fiction stories were published.
Gordon Rupert Dickson (November 1, 1923 – January 31, 2001) was a Canadian-American science fiction writer.
Grumbles from the Grave is a posthumous 1989 autobiography of science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein collated by his wife Virginia Heinlein from his notes and writings.
Horace Leonard "H.
Harper is an American publishing house, currently the flagship imprint of global publisher HarperCollins.
Harry Max Harrison (born Henry Maxwell Dempsey; March 12, 1925 – August 15, 2012) was an American science fiction author, known for his character The Stainless Steel Rat and for his novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966).
A Hieronymus machine is any of the patented radionics devices invented by electrical engineer Thomas Galen Hieronymus (21 November 1895 – 1988).
The Hugo Awards are a set of literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.
The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.
In Search of Wonder: Essays on Modern Science Fiction is a collection of critical essays by American writer Damon Knight.
Invaders from the Infinite is a science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr..
Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.
Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
Islands of Space is a science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr..
James Benjamin Blish (–) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer.
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
Joe William Haldeman (born June 9, 1943) is an American science fiction author.
John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.
The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is an award given annually to the best new writer whose first professional work of science fiction or fantasy was published within the two previous calendar years.
The John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, or Campbell Memorial Award, is an annual award presented by the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to the author of the best science fiction novel published in English in the preceding calendar year.
Joseph Banks Rhine (September 29, 1895 – February 20, 1980), usually known as J. B. Rhine, was an American botanist who founded parapsychology as a branch of psychology, founding the parapsychology lab at Duke University, the Journal of Parapsychology, the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man, and the Parapsychological Association.
Joseph Lee Green (born 1931) is an American science fiction author and a charter member of the Science Fiction Writers of America.
Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher.
Krebiozen (aka Carcalon, creatine, substance X, or drug X) is a disproven cancer treatment that is made available as an alternative cancer treatment.
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), often referred to by his initials LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology.
A lathe is a tool that rotates the workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, deformation, facing, and turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object with symmetry about that axis.
Lester del Rey (June 2, 1915 – May 10, 1993) was an American science fiction author and editor.
"Life-Line" is a short story by American author Robert A. Heinlein.
Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939) is an English writer and musician, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels.
Mortimer "Mort" Weisinger (April 25, 1915 – May 7, 1978) was an American magazine and comic book editor best known for editing DC Comics' Superman during the mid-1950s to 1960s, in the Silver Age of comic books.
Mountainside is a borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
Newton's laws of motion are three physical laws that, together, laid the foundation for classical mechanics.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
Norbert Wiener (November 26, 1894 – March 18, 1964) was an American mathematician and philosopher.
Nоva (1968) is a science fiction novel by American writer Samuel R. Delany.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Parapsychology is the study of paranormal and psychic phenomena which include telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, near-death experiences, reincarnation, apparitional experiences, and other paranormal claims.
Penny dreadfuls were cheap popular serial literature produced during the nineteenth century in the United Kingdom.
Peter Douglas Nicholls (8 March 1939 – 6 March 2018) was an Australian literary scholar and critic.
Podkayne of Mars is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, originally serialised in Worlds of If (November 1962, January, March 1963), and published in hardcover in 1963.
Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926 – July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career in the 1940s and continued to write into the 21st century.
Psionics is the study of paranormal phenomena in relation to the application of electronics.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science-fiction writer.
Robert Silverberg (born January 15, 1935) is an American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction.
Sam Moskowitz (June 30, 1920 – April 15, 1997) was an American writer, critic, and historian of science fiction.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
The term serf, in the sense of an unfree peasant of the Russian Empire, is the usual translation of krepostnoi krestyanin (крепостной крестьянин).
Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking.
The Surgeon General of the United States is the operational head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHSCC) and thus the leading spokesperson on matters of public health in the federal government of the United States.
Thomas O'Conor Sloane (November 21, 1851 – August 7, 1940) was the editor of Amazing Stories from 1929-38 as T. O'Conor Sloane.
Telepathy (from the Greek τῆλε, tele meaning "distant" and πάθος, pathos or -patheia meaning "feeling, perception, passion, affliction, experience") is the purported transmission of information from one person to another without using any known human sensory channels or physical interaction.
Thalidomide, sold under the brand name Immunoprin, among others, is an immunomodulatory drug and the prototype of the thalidomide class of drugs.
The Black Star Passes is a collection of science fiction short stories by American author John W. Campbell, Jr..
"The Cold Equations" is a science fiction short story by American writer Tom Godwin, first published in Astounding Magazine in 1954.
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying is a 1972 collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov.
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.
The Incredible Planet is a science fiction fix-up novel by American author John W. Campbell, Jr..
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.
The Mightiest Machine is a science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr. The novel was originally serialized in 5 parts in Astounding Stories magazine from December 1934 to April 1935, and was published in book form in 1947 by The Hadley Publishing Co. in an edition of 1,200 copies.
The Moon Is Hell! is a collection of science fiction stories by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr..
The Space Beyond is a collection of three previously unpublished science fiction novellas by John W. Campbell Jr., issued in 1976, five years after his death.
The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter and written by Bill Lancaster, based on the 1938 John W. Campbell Jr. novella Who Goes There? It tells the story of a group of American researchers in Antarctica who encounter the eponymous "Thing", a parasitic extraterrestrial life form that assimilates and then imitates other organisms.
The Thing is a 2011 science-fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. and written by Eric Heisserer based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell.
The Thing from Another World, sometimes referred to as The Thing, is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction-horror film, directed by Christian Nyby, produced by Edward Lasker for Howard Hawks' Winchester Pictures Corporation, and released by RKO Pictures.
The Ultimate Weapon is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell.
Theodore Sturgeon (born Edward Hamilton Waldo; February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American writer, primarily of fantasy, science fiction and horror.
Tom Godwin (June 6, 1915– August 31, 1980) was an American science fiction author.
Twins are two offspring produced by the same pregnancy.
Unknown (also known as Unknown Worlds) was an American pulp fantasy fiction magazine, published from 1939 to 1943 by Street & Smith, and edited by John W. Campbell.
The Watts riots, sometimes referred to as the Watts Rebellion, took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 16, 1965.
Who Goes There? is a science fiction novella by John W. Campbell, Jr., written under the pen name Don A. Stuart.
Who Goes There? is a collection of science fiction stories by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr..
Wonder Stories is an early American science fiction magazine which was published under several titles from 1929 to 1955.
Worldcon, or more formally the World Science Fiction Convention, the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), is a science fiction convention.
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