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The Big Bounce

by Walter Tevis

Seeing it in action, anybody would quaver in alarm: What hath Farnsworth overwrought?

Minor Detail

by John Michael Sharkey

General Webb had a simply magnificent idea for getting ground forces into the enemy's territory despite rockets and missiles and things like that. It was a grand scheme, except for one minor detail.

John Jones's Dollar

by Harry Stephen Keeler

Take a board with 64 squares on it. Put a grain of wheat on the first square--two on the second--four on the third. Keep doubling in this manner and you will find there isn't enough wheat in the world to fill...

Prelude to Space

by Robert W. Haseltine

You're certain to be included in a survey at one time or another. However, there's one you may not recognize as such. Chances are it will be more important than you imagine. It could be man's— Prelude To Space

Security

by Ernest M. Kenyon

If you let a man learn, and study, and work--and clamp a lid on so that nothing he takes into his mind can be let out--one way or another he'll blow a safety valve!

The Putnam Tradition

by Sonya Dorman

Through generations the power has descended, now weaker, now stronger. And which way did the power run in the four-year-old in the garden, playing with a pie plate?

Crystallized Thought

Feline Red

by Robert Sampson

It was up to Jerill to think fast ... to do something ... before those strange beasts sucked away the last purified ore on the freighter Bertha.

The Risk Profession

by Donald Edwin Westlake

The men who did dangerous work had a special kind of insurance policy. But when somebody wanted to collect on that policy, the claims investigator suddenly became a member of ... THE RISK PROFESSION

Heat Island

Strange Alliance

by Bryce Walton

Haunted by their dark heritage, a medieval fate awaited them....

Stopover

by William Gerken

What will the world be like, the day after Tomorrow, for the lonely ones who will have talents that others will half fear, half envy? William Gerken describes this strange world in which young and old will have...

Once a Greech

by Evelyn E. Smith

The mildest of men, Iversen was capable of murder ... to disprove Harkaway's hypothesis that in the midst of life, we are in life!

To Choke an Ocean

by Jesse Franklin Bone

Gourmets all agree that nothing can beat oysters on the half-shell—not even the armed might of the Terran Confederation!

One Martian Afternoon

by Tom Leahy

She was sweet, gentle, kind—a sort of Martian Old Mother Hubbard. But when she went to her cupboard ...

Homesick

by Lyn Venable

What thrill is there in going out among the stars if coming back means bitter loneliness?

Pipe of Peace

by James McKimmey

There's a song that says "it's later than you think" and it is perhaps lamentable that someone didn't sing it for Henry that beautiful morning....

The Seed of the Toc-Toc Birds

by Francis Flagg

Little did Prof. Reubens suspect what his atom-tampering would set loose upon the world.

Devil Crystals of Arret

by Hal K. Wells

Facing a six-hour deadline of death, young Larry raids a hostile world of rat-men and tinkling Devil Crystals.

What Need of Man?

by Harold Calin

Bannister was a rocket scientist. He started with the premise of testing man's reaction to space probes under actual conditions; but now he was just testing space probes—and man was a necessary evil to contend...