A sci-fi short story about the far future by Jules Verne and Michel Verne, originally published in Forum 1889.
A sci-fi short story by Irving E. Cox, originally published in Imagination Stories of Science and Fantasy 1955.
“Henig was sent to obtain a soil sample of the planet. It was a routine assignment, but not necessarily the only method for discovering an—”
A sci-fi short story by Keith Laumer, originally published in Galaxy Magazine 1961.
“The general was bucking for his other star—and this miserable contraption bucked right back!”
A sci-fi short story by Fritz Lieber, originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction 1950.
“Women will always go on trying to attract men… even when the future seems to have no future!”
A sci-fi short story by Fritz Lieber, originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction 1951.
“The dark star passed, bringing with it eternal night and turning history into incredible myth in a single generation!”
Got a problem? Just pick up the phone. It solved them all—and all the same way!
The tracks went up one row and down another, and in those rows the vua plants had been sheared off an inch or two above the ground. The raider had been methodical; it had not wandered about haphazardly, but had done an efficient job of harvesting the first ten rows on the west side of the field.
Pinching yourself is no way to see if you are dreaming. Surgical instruments? Well, yes—but a mechanic’s kit is best of all!
One of the beautiful things about a delusion is that no matter how mad someone gets at it … he can’t do it any harm. Therefore a delusion can be a fine thing for prodding angry belligerents…
Science said it could not be, but there it was.
And whoosh—look out—here it is again!
“The Holes Around Mars” is a classic science fiction short story by Jerome Bixby.