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Student Body

by Floyd L. Wallace

When a really infallible scientific bureau makes a drastically serious error, the data must be wrong ... but wrong in what way?

The Yillian Way

by John Keith Laumer

The ceremonious protocol of the Yills was impressive, colorful--and, in the long run, deadly!

Alarm Clock

by Everett B. Cole

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent ... once they're triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished--until the particular shock...

The Stoker and the Stars

by Algis Budrys

When you've had your ears pinned back in a bowknot, it's sometimes hard to remember that an intelligent people has no respect for a whipped enemy... but does for a fairly beaten enemy.

Main Street

Solar Stiff

by Chas. A. Stopher

Totem poles are a dime a dozen north of 63° ... but only Ketch, the lying Eskimo, vowed they dropped out of frigid northern skies.

My Friend Bobby

The Einstein See-Saw

by Miles John Breuer

In their pursuit of an unscrupulous scientist, Phil and Ione are swung into hyperspace—marooned in a realm of strange sights and shapes.

Bolden's Pets

by Floyd L. Wallace

The price of life was a life for a life—which was all the reward the victim looked for!

Daughters of Doom

by Herbert B. Livingston

Deep in space lay a weird and threatening world. And it was there that Ben Sessions found the evil daughters . . .

The Circle of Zero

Stop, Look and Dig

by George Oliver Smith

The enlightened days of mental telepathy and ESP should have made the world a better place, but the minute the Rhine Institute opened up, all the crooks decided it was time to go collegiate!

Wind

by Charles Louis Fontenay

When you have an engine with no fuel, and fuel without an engine, and a life-and-death deadline to meet, you have a problem indeed. Unless you are a stubborn Dutchman--and Jan Van Artevelde was the stubbornest...

We Didn't Do Anything Wrong, Hardly

by Roger Kuykendall

After all--they only borrowed it a little while, just to fix it--

The Minotaur

The Good Neighbors

by Edgar Pangborn

You can’t blame an alien for a little inconvenience--as long as he makes up for it!

The Hoofer

by Walter M. Miller

A space rover has no business with a family. But what can a man in the full vigor of youth do--if his heart cries out for a home?

Speaking Up

The Ordeal of Colonel Johns

by George H. Smith

Colonel Johns, that famous Revolutionary War hero, had the unique—and painful—experience of meeting his great-great-great-great granddaughter. Now maybe you can't change history, but what's there to prevent...

In the Orbit of Saturn

by Roman Frederick Starzl

Disguised as a voluntary prisoner on a pirate space ship, an I. F. P. man penetrates the mystery of the dreaded "Solar Scourge."