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Egocentric Orbit

by John Cory

It took a long time for human beings to accept that our little piece of meteoric rubble wasn't the exact and absolute center of the Universe. It does appear that way, doesn't it? It may not take so long for...

Sense from Thought Divide

by Mark Irvin Clifton

What is a "phony"? Someone who believes he can do X, when he can't, however sincerely he believes it? Or someone who can do X, believes he can't, and believes he is pretending he can?

The Worshippers

by Damon Francis Knight

Destiny reached out a hand to Algernon Weaver--but he was a timid man, at first. But on the strange world of Terranova, there was much to be learned--of destiny, and other things....

His Family

Frigid Fracas

by Mack Reynolds

In any status-hungry culture, the level a man is assigned depends on what people think he is—not on what he is. And that, of course, means that only the deliberately phony has real status!

Celebrity

by James McKimmey

Sound the fanfare! Beat the drums! Shout hosannas! Here he comes.... CELEBRITY

Christmas with Grandma Elsie

by Martha Finley

A Christmas story from the Elsie series.

The Gift Bearer

by Charles Louis Fontenay

This could well have been Montcalm's greatest opportunity; a chance to bring mankind priceless gifts from worlds beyond. But Montcalm was a solid family man--and what about that nude statue in the park?

My Own Kind Of Freedom

by Steven Brust

Set in the universe of Firefly.

Hudson River Bracketed

Attrition

by Jim Wannamaker

Of course if Man is to survive, he must be adaptable, as any life form must. But that's not enough; he must adapt faster than the competing forms. And on new planets, that can be tricky....

The Adventure League

Waste Not, Want

by Dave Dryfoos

Eat your spinach, little man! It's good for you. Stuff yourself with it. Be a good little consumer, or the cops will get you.... For such is the law of supply and demand!

Lords of the Stratosphere

by Arthur J. Burks

High into air are the great New York buildings lifted by a ray whose source no telescope can find.

A Fine Fix

by R.C. Noll

Generally speaking, human beings are fine buck-passers—but there's one circumstance under which they refuse to pass on responsibility. If the other fellow says "Your method won't solve the problem!"—then...

Clean Break

by Roger D. Aycock

A veteran veterinarian might have vamoosed—but Watts had to help any sick animal....

Contamination Crew

by Alan Nourse

Orders were orders! The creature had to be killed. But just how does one destroy the indestructible?

The Eel

by Miriam Allen DeFord

The punishment had to fit more than just the crime—it had to suit every world in the Galaxy!

Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil

by Alice B. Emerson

From Washington the scene is shifted to the great oil fields of our country. A splendid picture of the oil field operations of today.