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abnomal psychology. see psychology,
abnormals. see normalcy; super humans
absolute power. see also godhood; totalitarian society
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
absolute zero, use of term
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
academic life
   "The Master's Thesis" David Madden F&SF July 1967
   "The Tree of Time" Damon Knight serialized in F&SF Dec. 1963 - Jan. 1964
academic life, theft of field work findings
   "Trip, Trap" Gene Wolf Orbit 2 1967
academic life, university politics
   "The Cerebrative Psittacoid" H. Nearing Jr. F&SF Aug. 1953
acclimatization, to Mars
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
achron-integrators, use of term
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
acrophobia
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
Adam and Eve stories
   "Knock" Fredric Brown Thrilling Wonder Stories 1948
   "The Last Word" Damon Knight Satellite Science Fiction Feb. 1957
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
   "Not With A Bang" Damon Knight F&SF 1950
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
   "Ship of Darkness" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol. 1 No. 2 1947
adamantine hull, use of term
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
adaptability of created life forms
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
adaptation, evolution
   "Junior" Robert Abernathy Galaxy Jan. 1956
adaptation, physical, to suit environment
    The Seedling Stars James Blish stories collected as novel in 1957
   "Sunken Universe" James Blish Super Science Stories May 1942
   "Surface Tension" James Blish 1952
adaptation, to life on Mars
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
adaptation, to life under water
   "The Second Class Citizen" Damon Knight If Nov. 1963
adaptation, to non-causality
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
adaptation, to other planets
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
   "Mind Alone" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy Aug. 1953
   "Pyramid" Robert Abernathy Astounding Science Fiction July 1954
   "Shadow Show" Clifford D. Simak F&SF Nov. 1953
addictions
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
   "Mindmate" Daniel F. Galouye Amazing July 1964
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
addictions, control of alcoholism
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
addictions, virtual reality
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
adding machine, as voice-activated calculator
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
admass culture. see advertising
adolescence. see beginning at  child
advertising, in sky
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
advertising, political consequences
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
advertising, product placements
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
advertising, satire of
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
advertising, subliminal messages
   "Sub-Lim" Keith Roberts New Writings In SF - 4 1965
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
advertising, techniques
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
   "The Room" Ray Russell Playboy Feb. 1961
   "The Room" Ray Russell 1961
   "Sales Pitch" Philip K. Dick Future June 1954
   "The Tunnel under the World" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Jan. 1955
advertizing, no escape from
   "The Room" Ray Russell Playboy Feb. 1961
aelurophobe (fear of house cats)
   "Aelurophobe" Fredric Brown Dude 1962
aerial locomotion, use of term
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
aerocab, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
aerocar. see air car
aerophane, use of term
   "The Four Day's Night" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1903
aeroplanes, "In 1901 I underestimated the pace of change"
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
aeroplanes, use of term
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
aeroplanes, war, use of term
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
age of reason, ultimate
   "Pillar of Fire" Ray Bradbury 1948
Age of Simplification, use of term
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
aggression, cultural adoption of
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
aggression, outlet through game
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
aging. see also longevity
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
agoraphobia
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
agriculture, automatic farms
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
agriculture, ecological collapse
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
agriculture, farmland, reclamation after nuclear war
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
aircab, use of term
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
air cab, use of term
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
air car, use of term
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
air-car, use of term
   "The Closed Door" Kengall Foster Crossen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
aircar, use of term
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
   "Matter of Size" Harry Bates Astounding Stories Apr. 1934
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
aircraft
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne 1889
   "With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 AD" Rudyard Kipling Actions and Reactions 1909
aircraft, first flight
   "The Argonauts of the Air" H.G. Wells Phil May's Annual 1895
aircraft, war aeroplanes
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
air pollution
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
   "The Four Day's Night" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1903
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
airship, use of term as space ship
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
airships
   "A Star Fell" L.J. Beeston Cassell's Magazine Sept 1904
   "The Sky People" Poul Anderson F&SF March 1959
airships (balloon) travel
   "The Balloon-Hoax" Edgar Allan Poe New York Sun April 1844
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "Mellonta Tauta" [Things of the Future] Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book Feb. 1849
air space, ownership of
   "Free As Air" David H. Keller Amazing June 1931
air taxi, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
air traffic control
   "With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 AD" Rudyard Kipling Actions and Reactions 1909
alcoholism, control of
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
alienation, feelings of
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
   "Configuration of the North Shore" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 5 1969
   "The Destiny of Milton Gomrath" Alexei Panshink Analog Dec. 1967
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
   "They" Robert Heinlein 1941
alien/human interaction
   "Correspondence Course" Raymond F. Jones Apr. Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1945
alienness
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
alienness, energy beings
   "The Dance of the Changer and the Three" Terry Carr The Farthest Reaches 1968
alien(s). see also first contactother specific themes

alien(s), abduction by
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
   "The Senator And The Robot" Ivar Jorgensen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
alien(s), abduction by, to mate with women
   "A Matter of Size" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction April 1934
alien(s), and heavy gravity
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
alien(s), / animal interaction
   "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak Analog Oct. 1958
   "The Easy Way Out" Lee Correy 1966
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
   "Trouble with Treaties" Katherine MacLean and Tom Condit Star Science Fiction #5 1959
alien(s), animals. see animals, alien; pets, alien
alien(s), artifact. see artifacts, alien
alien(s), as god. see godhood; god(s)
alien(s), breeding of humans
   "The Invaders" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1935
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
alien(s), child
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
alien(s), child-like
   "The Phantom Truckdriver" Rog Phillips Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
alien(s), colonists, meet with powerful human capacity
   "Forgetfulness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1937
alien(s), comical invasion
   "The War with the Fnools" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1969
alien(s), contact with child
   "Jackie Sees A Star" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe Sept. 1954
alien(s), culture, interference with
   "The Dukes of Desire" Christoper Anvil Analog June 1967
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
   "The Shrine of Temptation" Judith Merril Fantastic April 1962
   "Unhuman Sacrifice" Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1958
alien(s), culture of
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
   "Shape" Robert Sheckley 1953
alien(s), ecology
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
   "Big Sword" Paul Ash Astounding Science Fiction 1958
   "Grandpa" James H. Schmitz Astounding Science Fiction 1955
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
   "Student Body" F.L.Wallace Galaxy March 1953
   "Unhuman Sacrifice" Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1958
alien(s), eggs
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
alien(s), experience of human condition
   "Gandolphus" Anthony Boucher F&SF Dec. 1956
alien(s), finding an advanced race
   "Press Conference" Miriam Aleen deFord Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
alien(s), found in Mayan tomb
   "Within the Pyramid" R. DeWitt Miller Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1937
alien(s), frozen during ice age
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
alien(s), genetics, removal of self-destructive personalities
   "Common Denominator John D. MacDonald 1951
alien(s), gifts from
   "Contraption" Clifford D. Simak STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "To Serve Man" Damon Knight Galaxy 1950
alien(s), guidance from
   "A Date To Remember" William F. Temple 1949
   "Angel's Egg" Edgar Pangborn 1951
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
   "Crisis" Edward Grendon 1951
alien(s), help from
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
   "Men of the Dark Comet" Festus Pragnell Wonder Stories June 1933
alien(s), hide underwater on earth
   "The Deep" Isaac Asimov 1952
alien(s), hiding on earth
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
alien(s), / human interaction. see also communication; first contact
   "All the King's Men" Barrington J. Bayley New Worlds Mar. 1965
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
alien(s), / human interaction, aid to alien ship
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
alien(s), /human interaction, alien offer
   "Fear Is A Business" Theodore Sturgeon
alien(s), /human interaction, alien study of empathy
   "Flies" Robert Silverberg Dangerous Visions 1967
alien(s), / human interaction, alien trap
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
alien(s), /human interaction, alien youth on earth
   "The Inspector's Teeth" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction April 1950
alien(s), / human interaction, avoiding contact
   "The Reluctant Ambassadors" Stanley Schmidt Analog Dec. 1968
alien(s), / human interaction, co-dependence
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
alien(s), / human interaction, conquest of earth
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
alien(s), /human interaction, creature misunderstood
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
alien(s), /human interaction, different perspectives
   "Big Sword" Paul Ash Astounding Science Fiction 1958
alien(s), /human interaction, diplomacy
   "The Ambassadors" Anthony Boucher Future Tense 1952
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
alien(s), /human interaction, help from aliens
   "The Gentle Vultures" Isaac Asimov Super Science Fiction Dec. 1957
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
   "Stranger Station" Damon Knight F&SF Dec. 1956
alien(s), /human interaction, humans trick aliens
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
   "Expedition" Anthony Boucher Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1943
   "Information" Alan Barclay Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Peek! I See You" Poul Anderson Analog Feb. 1968
alien(s), /human interaction, humorous
   "The Big Contest" John D. MacDonald Worlds Beyond Dec.1950
   "The Big Pat Boom" Damon Knight 1963
   "Peek! I See You" Poul Anderson Analog Feb. 1968
alien(s), / human interaction, impact of alien ecology
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
alien(s), / human interaction, impact of fear
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "The Other Kids" Robert F. Young Fantastic Universe Mar. 1956
alien(s), / human interaction, love story
   "The Spaceman Cometh" Henry Gregor Felsen F&SF April 1956
alien(s), / human interaction, robot marrooned on earth
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
alien(s), / human interaction, satire on modern culture
   "Love Called This Thing" Avram Davidson and Laura Goforth Galaxy Apr. 1959
alien(s), /human interaction, study of humans
   "Random Sample" T.P. Caravan F&SF Apr. 1953
alien(s), / human, one-on-one conflict
   "The Enemy" Damon Knight Venture Science Fiction Jan. 1958
   "The Ruum" Arthur Porges F&SF Oct. 1953
alien(s), human willingness to go with
   "The Edge of the Sea" Algis Budrys Venture 1958
alien(s), imitating human behaviour
   "What Have I Done?" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction 1952
alien(s) , injured, and human help
   "The Unknown" William F. Temple Amazing March 1961
alien(s), interference on earth
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
alien(s), interventions of
   "Arena" Fredric Brown Astounding June 1944
   "Bedside Manner" William Morrison Galaxy May 1954
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
   "Pay for the Printer" Philip K. Dick Satellite Science Fiction Oct. 1956
alien(s), invasion. see also  specific type of alien
   "Invasion From Mars" Howard Koch 1940 radio-script of The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
   "The Spaceman Cometh" Henry Gregor Felsen F&SF April 1956
   "The Waveries" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1945
alien(s), invasion, advanced race
   "Press Conference" Miriam Aleen deFord Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
alien(s), invasion, averted, mistake monkeys as dominant species
   "Not Yet The End" Fredric Brown Captain Future Winter 1941
alien(s), invasion, measures to defeat invaders
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
alien(s), invasion, not really by aliens
   "Vengeance, Unlimited" Fredric Brown Super Science Stories July 1950
alien(s), invasion, preparations
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
alien(s), invasion, prevented
   "Expedition" Anthony Boucher Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1943
   "Look-ALike Army" G.L. Vandenburg Amazing Aug 1957
   "The Plague Bearers" Harlan Ellison Amazing Aug 1957
   "The Senator And The Robot" Ivar Jorgensen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Shape" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "Special Delivery" Kris Neville Imagination Jan. 1952
   "What Have I Done?" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction 1952
alien(s), invasion, with God on their side
   "For I Am A Jealous People" Lester Del Rey Star Short Novels 1954
alien(s), judgement of humans
   "The Spaceman Cometh" Henry Gregor Felsen F&SF April 1956
alien(s), landing, human response
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   "A Dusk Of Idols" James Blish Amazing March 1961
   "Berom" John Berryman 1950
   "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak Analog Oct. 1958
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
   "The Silly Season C.M. Kornbluth F&SF Fall 1950
alien(s), landing, tricking aliens into landing
   "Peek! I See You" Poul Anderson Analog Feb. 1968
alien(s), living among us
   "The Discord Makers" Mack Reynolds 1950
   "I'm A Stranger Here Myself" Mack Reynolds Amazing Dec. 1960
   "In The Bag" Laurence M. Janifer F&SF Feb. 1964
   "Man Working" Richard Wilson Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Mimic" Donald A. Wollheim Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
   "The Other Celia" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1957
   "Pottage" Zenna Henderson F&SF 1955
   "The Silkie" A.E. van Vogt If July 1964
   "Something Bright" Zenna Henderson Galaxy 1960
alien(s), marooned on earth
   "Bernie The Faust" William Tenn Playboy 1963
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
   "Castaway" Robert Moore Williams 1941
   "Correspondence Course" Raymond F. Jones Apr. Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1945
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
alien(s), marooned on moon
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
alien(s), microscopic
   "Emergency Operation" Arthur Porges Fantasy and Science Fiction May 1956
alien(s), mind control, to help person by taking control of their body
   "The Guided Man" L. Sprague de Camp Startling Stories Oct. 1952
alien(s), mistreatment by humans
   "Blind Alley" Isaac Asimov Astounding March 1945
alien(s), offer of help
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
alien(s), on earth
   "A Date To Remember" William F. Temple 1949
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
   "Castaway" Robert Moore Williams 1941
   "Fear Is A Business" Theodore Sturgeon
alien(s), outpost, discovery
   "Project Lion" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog June 1967
alien(s), parasite. see parasites, alien invasion
alien(s), perspective, on end of humanity
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
alien(s), perspective, on humans
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
   "Trouble with Treaties" Katherine MacLean and Tom Condit Star Science Fiction #5 1959
alien(s), playing on human weakness
   "The Doll House" David Cross Dangerous Visions 1967
alien(s), point of view
   "The Hunters" Walt Sheldon Startling Stories Mar. 1952
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
alien(s), preparation for invasion
   "The Discord Makers" Mack Reynolds 1950
   "The Easy Way Out" Lee Correy 1966
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
alien(s), primitive culture
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
alien(s), protection from of earth from explotation
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
alien(s), refugees on earth
   "Beside the Golden Door" Henry Slesar Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
alien(s), relative size, giant
   "Pattern" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
alien(s), relative size, miniature
   "Thinking Machine" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
alien(s), robot, marooned on earth
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
alien(s), scam to get ship repaired
   "Bernie The Faust" William Tenn Playboy 1963
alien(s), science
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
alien(s), secret contact with
   "To Arkham and the Stars" Fritz Lieber The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces 1966
alien(s), social structure
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
alien(s), species, without hands
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
alien(s), spores
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "The Leech" Robert Sheckley Galaxy Dec. 1952
alien(s), taboos
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
alien(s), take slice of earth
   "Land of the Great Horses" R.A.Lafferty
alien(s), technology. see technology, alien
alien(s), telepathic
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
   "When Half-Gods Go" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1953
alien(s), telepathic, helps humans communicate
   "Heavy Thinker" Howard L. Myers Analog August 1970
alien(s), test
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
   "Don't Fence Me In" Richard Wilson 1956
   "Entrance Exam" E.C. Tubb New Worlds Winter 1951
   "He Looked Back" Carl Jacobi Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Puppet Show" Fredric Brown Playboy Nov. 1962
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
alien(s), theology of
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
alien(s), threat, unifies earth
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown 1950
alien(s), tourists
   "Zoo" Edward D. Hoch 1958
alien(s), use of term
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
alien(s), visitations
   "Beak By Beak" Piers Anthony Analog Dec. 1967
   "The Embassy" Donald A. Wollheim Astounding Mar. 1942
   "The Green Splotches" T.S. Stribling Amazing Stories March 1927
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Metal Man" Jack Williamson Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
   "No Different Flesh" Zenna Henderson F&SF May 1965
   "The Ruum" Arthur Porges F&SF Oct. 1953
   "The Strange Case of John Kingman" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
   "What Have I Done?" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction 1952
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
alien(s), visitations, alien is shot
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
alien(s), watching us
   "Birds Can't Count" Mildred Clingerman F&SF Feb. 1955
alien(s), working on earth
   "Man Working" Richard Wilson Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
alien(s), zoo of
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
alien sex
   "The Silkie" A.E. van Vogt If July 1964
alien ship, capture
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
alien ship, crash on earth
   "Contraption" Clifford D. Simak STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Other Kids" Robert F. Young Fantastic Universe Mar. 1956
   "Rescue Operation" Harry Harrison Analog Dec. 1964
alien ship, crash on earth, in Antarctica
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
allegory
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "For A Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny New Worlds March 1966
   "The Recognition" J.G. Ballard Dangerous Visions 1967
Alpha Centauri, travel to
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
alternate dimensions. see fourth dimension; multi-dimensional travel
alternate future. see alternate history
alternate futures, use of term
   "Probable Man" Alfred Bester Astounding July 1941
alternate history see also  time lines, alternate
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
   "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster Astounding Stories June 1934
alternate history, American Civil war
   "Bring the Jubilee" Ward Moore F&SF 1952
alternate history, experiments with changing timeline
   "Spell My Name With An S" Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction Jan 1958
alternate history, optimum
   "Demotion" Robert Donald Locke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
alternate history, WWII
   "The Doomsman" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
   "Two Dooms" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
alternate realities, use of term
   "Shadow on the Sand" John W. MacDonald Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1950
alternate reality, access to
   "Fidler's Green" Richard McKenna Orbit 2 1967
   "The Hole On the Corner" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 2 1967
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
alternate time lines. see time lines, alternate
alternate time tracks. see time tracks, alternate
alternate universes. see fourth dimension; multi-dimensional travel; universes, alternative
altruistism. see sacrifice
 

 

Am - Av
 

American Dream, war to protect
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
ammonia, based life on Jupiter
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
ammonia dust
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
amphimen, use of term
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
anachronisms, historical inaccuracies
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
anachronistic behaviour
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
anarchists
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
anarchy. see post-holocaust; post-nuclear war; social systems
ancestors, wars of
   "Protected Species" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction 1951
Anderson, Poul, story about
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
androgynous spacers
   "Aye, and Gomorrah" Samuel R. Delany Dangerous Visions 1967
android, use of term
   "The Cometeers" Jack Williamson serialized in Astounding Stories 1936
   "The Dancing Girls of Ganymede" Leigh Brackett Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Fondly Fahrenheit" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug. 1954
   "Judas" John Brunner Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "The Tachypomp" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1874
android(s). see also artifical intelligence; cybernetics; cyborgs; machines; replicants; robots
android(s), adopt human interests
   "Second Chance" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
android(s), as life after death
   "And Miles To Go Before I Sleep" William F. Nolan Infinity Aug. 1958
android(s), defined
   "Second Chance" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
android(s), disposal of after war
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
android(s), female, adapts to life as
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
android(s), /human interaction
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Fondly Fahrenheit" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug. 1954
android(s), invasion by suicide robots
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
android(s), pretending to be from future
   "War Veteran" Philip K. Dick If March 1955
android(s), prevention of suicide
   "Dark Companion" Robert Silverberg Amazing Jan. 1961
android(s), robot with emotion brain cells
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
android(s), self-awareness of
   "The Dancing Girls of Ganymede" Leigh Brackett Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
android(s), self-determination of
   "Homey Atmoshere" Daniel F. Galouye Galaxy April 1961
android(s), strange behaviour of
   "Fondly Fahrenheit" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug. 1954
android(s), suicide of
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick F&SF Oct. 1969
android(s), use of in suicide
   "Alter Ego" Hugo Correa F&SF July 1967
android(s) /humans war
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
animal experiments, and eating of the flesh
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
animals. see also  by species
animals, alien. see also pets, alien
   "Country Doctor" William Morrison STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Friend to Man" C.M. Kornbluth 1951
   "Something Else" Robert J. Tilley F&SF Oct. 1965
   "Sundance" Robert Silverberg 1969
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
   "Zoo" Edward D. Hoch 1958
animals, alien, appearing as Mars mission crew
   "Explorers We" Philip K. Dick F&SF Jan. 1959
animals, alien, intelligence of
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
animals, alien, pets, control by
   "The Pillows" Margaret St. Clair Thrilling Wonder Stories June 1950
animals, alien, use in movie making
   "Monster On Stage 4" Henry Slesar Amazing Aug 1957
animals, communicating with aliens
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
   "Me and Flapjack and the Martians" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Dec 1952
animals, crawler for transportation
   "Caterpillar Express" Robert E. Margroff Worlds of If March 1968
animals, enhanced intellegence, on space ship
   "The Conspirators" James White New World Science Fiction June 1954
animals, enhanced intelligence. see also specific animal 
   "Barney" Will Stanton F&SF Feb. 1951
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding 1944
   "Exploration Team" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1956
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
   "The Man From P.I.G." Harry Harrison Analog July 1967
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
   "Pithecanthropus Rejectus" Manly W. Wellman 1938
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
   "Socrates" John Christopher Galaxy Mar. 1951
animals, enhanced intelligence, escape of
   "The Conspirators" James White New World Science Fiction June 1954
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
animals, genetic modification
   "The Blue Giraffe" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1939
animals, in stasis
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
animals, most dangerous
   "The King of the Beasts" Philip Jose Farmer Galaxy June 1964
animals, mutants, revenge on humans
   "Chain of Command" Steven A. Rynas Galaxy May 1954
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
   "Skag with the Queer Head" Murray Leinster Marvel Science Fiction Aug. 1951
animals, zoo
   "Zoo" Edward D. Hoch 1958
Antarctica, alien crash lands
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
Antarctica, expedition
   "The Fatal Quadrant" Arthur J. Burks Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1938
   "The Forgotten World" E. Bauer Amazing Stories Aug 1931
   "From Pole to Pole" George Griffith The Windsor Magazine Oct. 1904
Antarctica, portion made habitable
   "The Antarctic Transformation" Isaac R. Nathanson Amazing Stories Nov. 1931
anthrax bacillus, a murder weapon
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
anthropromorphization of machines
   "War With The Robots" Harry Harrison Science Fiction Adventures No. 27 July 1962
antigrav discs, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
anti-gravitional force, use of term
   "A Visit to the Moon" George Griffith first of series of stories Pearson's Magazine 1900
antigravity, concept
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
antigravity, device
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
   "Toy Shop" Harry Harrison Analogy April 1962
   "The Vanguard of Neptune" J.M. Walsh Wonder Stories 1932
   "The Flying Fool" David H. Keller Amazing July 1929
antigravity, research to create
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
antigravity, screen
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
antigravity, use of term
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
anti-gravity belt, use of term
   "Armageddon-2419" (The First Buck Rogers Story) Philip Francis Nowlan Amazing Aug. 1928
antigravity drive, use of term
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
antigravity plate, use of term
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
antigrav plates, use of term
   "Artnan Process" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding June 1941
antigravs, use of term
   "Final Exam" Chad Oliver Fantastic Nov-Dec 1952
antimatter. see also positronic brain
   Lensman collection of stories and novels E.E. Smith
   Seetee Ship collection of stories Jack Williamson 1951
anti-science cultures
   "The Lion and the Lamb" Fritz Leiber Astounding Sept. 1950
anti-social behaviour. see conformity, enforced
anti-system stories. see rebellion
anti-Utopian stories. see dystopian future
antivirus for computer
   "The Scarred Man" Gregory Benford Venture 1970
ant-like, aliens
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
ants, inherit the earth
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
ants, intelligent
   "The Empire of the Ants" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1905
apes. see monkeys and apes
apocalypse. see earth, end of all life
aquiring traits, by eating of flesh
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
archaeology, and time travel
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "Continued on Next Rock" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 7 1970
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
archaeology, extraterrestial
   "Trip, Trap" Gene Wolf Orbit 2 1967
architecture. see also buildings
   "And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1941
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
Arctic exploration
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
arcturium rays, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
Armageddon. see earth, end of all life
arms race. see also cold war
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding 1949
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
art, and history
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
art, computerized creation of
   "Thing of Beauty" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1958
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
art, critics
   "Bug-Getter" R.Bretnor 1960
art, machine, from the future
   "Thing of Beauty" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1958
art, subversive
   "Year Nine" Cyril Connelly 1946
art and artists
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
artifacts, alien
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "The Crystal Egg" New Review May 1897
   "Dune Roller" Julian May Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1951
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
   "The Red One" Jack London Cosmopolitan Oct. 1918
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
artificial gravity
   "Brigands of the Moon" Ray Cummings 1930
artificial gravity, use of term
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
artificial gravity field, use of term
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
artificial gravity plate, use of term
   "Beyond the Planetoids" Edwin K. Sloat Amazing Stories Aug 1932
artificial gravity system, use of term
   "Last and First Men" Olaf Stapledon 1930
artificial intelligence. see also specific type
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
   "The Mechanical Answer" John D. MacDonald Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
   "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce 1909
artificial life forms, avatars
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
artificial men, use of term
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
artificial organ, heart
   "He Had a Big Heart" Frank Quattrocchi F&SF March 1955
artificial organ transplants
   "Fortitude" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1965
artificial respiration
   "A Thousand Deaths" Jack London The Black Cat May 1899
artistic expression
   "The Macauley Circuit" Robert Silverberg Fantastic Universe Aug. 1956
   "Manscarer" Keith Roberts New Worlds in Science Fiction 1966
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
artistic expression, end of need for
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
artists, colony
   "The Beat Cluster" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1961
   "The Genius Heap" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1956
   "Manscarer" Keith Roberts New Worlds in Science Fiction 1966
Asimovian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Positronic Brains
   "The Singular Quest of Martin Borg" George Collyn New Worlds Feb. 1965
assassins, psi powers
   "Psi Assassin" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1967
assimilation. see also conformity
   "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed" Ray Bradbury 1949
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
   "Mars is Heaven" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "Second Game" Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
asteroid, landing on
   "Homeward Bound" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
asteroid, living inside
   "The Custodians" James H. Schmitz Analog Dec. 1968
asteroid, use as transportation
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
asteroid mining, prospectors
   "The Asteroid of Gold" Clifford Simak Wonder Stories Nov. 1932
   "Emergency Refueling" James Blish Super Science Stories March 1940
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
astronaut, use of term
   "The Death's Head Meteor" Neil R. Jones Air Wonder Stories 1930
astronaut's wife
   "Gravity" Harvey Jacobs New Worlds in Science Fiction Aug. 1969
astronavigation. see also space ship navigation
   "Star Light" Isaac Asimov Scientific American Oct. 1962
astronettes, use of term
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
athletes, means to speed up
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
athletes, means to speed up reflexes
   "Half-Past Eternity" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories July1950
atmosphere, escape without igniting
   "The Flames of Life" Theodore L. Thomas Amazing Dec. 1960
atmosphere, H-layer
   "The Castaway" Nelson Bond Planet Stories Winter 1940
atmosphere modification, use of term
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
atmospheric pressure
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
atom engine, use of term
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
atom-flame projector, use of term
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
atom gods, use of term
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
atom grenades, use of term
   "The Phantom Truckdriver" Rog Phillips Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
atomic age, as history
   "Haunted Atoms" A.E. van Vogt 10 Story Fantasy Spring 1951
atomic blast, use of term
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
atomic-blast guns, use of term
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
atomic bomb, 100th anniversary
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
atomic bomb, construction prediction
   "Deadline" Cleve Cartmill Astounding Science Fiction March 1944
atomic bomb, development
   "Two Dooms" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
atomic bomb, use of term
   "The Winged Doom" Kenneth Gilbert Amazing Stories Oct. 1927
atomic bomb testing, large insects
   "The Figure" Edward Grendon Astounding Science Fiction July 1947
atomic cannon, use of term
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
atomic disintegrator, use of term
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
atomic-driven spacesuit, use of term
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
atomic energy. see also nuclear power
atomic energy, alien feeds on
   "The Leech" Robert Sheckley Galaxy Dec. 1952
atomic energy, power plant
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
atomic explosion, awakens ancient weapon
   "Dormant" A. E. van Vogt Startling Stories 1948
atomic explosion, description
   "The Atom Smasher" P. Schuyler Miller Amazing Stories Jan. 1934
atomic explosions, use in tunneling
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
atomic generator, use of term
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
atomic gun, use of term
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
atomic motor, use of term
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
atomic motorcars
   "The Chronokinesis of Jonathan Hall" Anthony Boucher Analog 1946
atomic motors, use of term
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
atomic power. see nuclear power
atomic power, use of term
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
atomic powered rockets
   "EV" Raymond Z. Gallun and Jerome Bixby Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
atomic powered vibration gun, use of term
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
atomic products plant
   "Nerves" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
atomic propulsion, use of term
   "The Strange Flight of Richard Clayton" Robert Bloch Amazing Stories March 1939
atomic rocket ships, use of term
   "The Green Splotches" T.S. Stribling Amazing Stories March 1927
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
atomic synthesis, use of term
   "The Living Galaxy" Laurence Manning Wonder Stories Sept.1934
atomic theory
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848
atomic war. see also nuclear war
atomic war, fear of
   "Gallie's House" Thelma D. Hamm F&SF Sept. 1953
   "The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke Tales fom the White Hart 1957
atoms, worlds inside
   "He Who Shrank" Henry Hasse Amazing Stories Aug. 1936
   "The Microscopic Giants" Paul Ernest Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1936
atom weapons, use of term
   "Mars is Heaven" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1948
audience, demands of
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
audio recording device (phonograph), in public spaces
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
Australia, refugee warriors camp
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
author, references to other SF writers
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
author, references to own work
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
author, taken over by his character
   "Pete Gets His Man" J.P. Sellers F&SF Dec. 1963
author, thinks time traveller is stealing his stories
   "Who's Cribbing?" Jack Lewis Startling Stories Jan. 1953
authoritarian state. see totalitarian society
autobath, use of term
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
auto-cafeteria, use of term
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
autodrama, use of term
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
automatic computer, use of term
   "Lost Memory" Peter Phillips Galaxy May 1952
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
automatic computing machine, use of term
   "The Great Automatic Grammatisator" Ronald Dahl Someone Like You 1953
automatic rifles, use of term
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
Automatic Sequence Computer, use of term
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
automation. see also mechanization
automation, impact on economy
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
automation, the future of jobs
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
automaton. see also robot
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
automaton, female
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
automaton, use of term
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
   "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce 1909
automobiles, and social standing
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
automobiles, as weapons
   "Along the Scenic Route" (Dogfight in 101) Harlan Ellison Adam Aug. 1969
   "X Marks the Pedwalk" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow April 1963
automobiles, atomic
   "The Chronokinesis of Jonathan Hall" Anthony Boucher Analog 1946
automobiles, cesium-powered
   "The Junk Man Cometh" Robin Scott Worlds of If Aug. 1966
automobiles, culture of
   "The Freeway" George Clayton Johnson Gammal July 1963
   "Not Counting Bridges" Robert L. Fish 1963
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
automobiles, electric
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
automobiles, electric vehicle
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
automobiles, end of oil
   "The Coppersmith" Lester Del Rey Unknown Sept. 1939
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
automobiles, intelligent
   "Devil Car" Roger Zelazny Galaxy 1965
   "Into the Shop" Ron Goulart F&SF April 1964
automobiles, love of
   "Auto Da Fé" Roger Zelazny Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
automobiles, of the future
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
   "Along the Scenic Route" (Dogfight in 101) Harlan Ellison Adam Aug. 1969
automobiles, parking solution
   "Parking Problem" Dan Morgan New Writings In SF - 4 1965
automobiles, solar powered
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
autopsy, as means to infect victim
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
avatars, alien use of humans
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
   "The Guided Man" L. Sprague de Camp Startling Stories Oct. 1952
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
avatars, human use on Jupiter
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944


B - Bi

Babbage's calculating machine reference
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
bacteriology
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
bacterium, use of term
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
balance, of good and evil
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
balloon (airship) travel
   "The Balloon-Hoax" Edgar Allan Poe New York Sun April 1844
   "Mellonta Tauta" [Things of the Future] Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book Feb. 1849
Barbie dolls, as escape
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
barkeep as temporal agent
   "All You Zombies" Robert A. Heinlein Mag of F&SF 1959
baseball, and androids
   "Second Chance" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
bathyscaphe, use of term
   "One Sunday in Neptune" Alexei Panshin Tomorrow's Worlds 1969
bathysphere
   "In the Abyss" H.G. Wells Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1896
battered-wife syndrome
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
battery, cheap power
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
battery, for underwater light
   "The Raid of Le Vengeur" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1901
beacon, warning
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
bear(s), enhanced intelligence
   "The Command" L. Sprague de Camp Oct. Astounding Science Fiction 1938
   "The Exalted" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1940
   "Exploration Team" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1956
beauty, and evolution
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
beauty, body odour outlawed
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
beauty, cost of
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
beauty, price of makeover
   "True Self" Elisabeth Mann Borgese Galaxy Oct. 1959
Beelzebub, curse of
   "Flies" Isaac Asimov 1953
bees, extinction, impact of
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
bees, from their point of view
   "The Council of Drones" W.K. Sonnemann Amazing Stories Oct. 1936
behaviour. see also psychology
behaviour, adjusted by machine
   "The Twonky" Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
behaviour, anachronistic
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
behaviour, control of
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
behavioural psychology
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
behaviourism
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
belief system. see faithmyth religion
belonging, absence of feeling of
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
   "Configuration of the North Shore" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 5 1969
   "The Destiny of Milton Gomrath" Alexei Panshink Analog Dec. 1967
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
   "They" Robert Heinlein Unknown Fantasy Fiction April 1941
beltboat, use of term
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
belt miners. see asteroid mining, prospectors
belt system of transport. see also roads or sidewalks, moving
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
beltway, use of term
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
BEM (bug eyed monster) movie
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
BEM (bug eyed monsters) on Mars due to story writing of earth
   "Wacky World " Edmond Hamilton Amazing March 1942
bend space, use of term
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
berserkers, use of term
   self-replicating machines - see complete series by Fred Saberhagen
be seeing you, use of phrase
   "It Didn't Happen" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
Betelgeuse
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
betrayal, within family
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F & SF 1954
Bible, as myths
   "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1966
Bible, literal interpretation
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
Bible, text to send to aliens
   "Apostle To Alpha" Betty T. Balke The Episcopalian Jan. 1966
bicar, use of term
   "Country Doctor" William Morrison STAR Science Fiction 1953
bicycle, regeneration of
   "Or All The Seas With Oysters" Avram Davidson Galaxy May 1958
Bikini Atoll reference
   "Dormant" A. E. van Vogt Startling Stories 1948
billboards
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
billiard game
   "The Billiard Ball" Isaac Asimov If March 1967
binary signal, use of term
   "Initial Contact" Perry A. Chapdelaine Analog May 1969
bioengineering, photosynthesis ability
   "The Man without an Appetite" Miles J. Breuer 1916
biological converter, use of term
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
biological warfare
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
   "The Life Hater" Fred Saberhagen Galaxy 1964
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
biology class, setting
   "A Slip Under the Microscope" H. G. Wells Yellow Book Jan. 1896
bionic. see cybernetics
biotechnology. see genetic modification; reproductive technology
bird, extinct, egg hatched
   "Aepyornis Island" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget Dec. 1894
bird-like, alien
   "An Egg a Month from All Over" Margaret St. Clair F&SF Oct. 1952
   "Beak By Beak" Piers Anthony Analog Dec. 1967
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
birds, intelligent
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
birth control. see also population control
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
   "Total Environment" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Feb. 1968
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
birth control, enforced
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
birth control, The Pill
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
birth defects, no limbs
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
birth rate, decline
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965


Bl - Bu

black box, (accumulator) in cars
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
Blacks, history
   "Mute Milton" Harry Harrison Amazing Stories Feb. 1966
blaster, use of term
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
blast-rifle, use of term
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
blimp. see airships (balloon) travel
blind faith
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
blindness
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
blob (single celled organism)
   "The Twerlik" Jack Sharkey Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
blood, metalic
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
blue plate, use of term (video conferencing)
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
body, swapping. see also mind transfer
   "The Council of Drones" W.K. Sonnemann Amazing Stories Oct. 1936
   "The Great Keinplatz Experiment" Arthur Conan Doyle Belgravia July 1885
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
   "The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham" H.G. Wells Idler May 1896
body language
   "Warm" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1953
body odour, outlawed
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
body parts. see also organs
body parts, for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
body parts, growth of
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept. 1966
body parts, sale of
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
body parts, use of alien
   "Man of Parts H.L. Gold 9 Tales of Space and Time 1954
bomb, design mistake distroys earth
   "King of the Stars" William L. Bade Super Science Stories July 1950
bombs. see atomic bomb; weapons
bomb shelters, marketing
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
bonsai tree, as symbol
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
books, banning of
   "Pillar of Fire" Ray Bradbury 1948
books, changed by alien
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
books, projected on wall
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
bootstraps reference
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
boycott, of alien technology
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
brain, activity after death
   "What The Dead Men Say" Philip K. Dick Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
brain, as city computer
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
brain, as ship-board computer
   "Becalmed in Hell" Larry Niven F&SF July 1965
   "Dramatic Mission" Anne McCaffrey Analog June 1969
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
   "The Fiend" Frederik Pohl Playboy April 1964
   "I, Dreamer" Walter M. Miller Jr. Amazing June-July 1953
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
brain, electrode implants
   "Big Game Hunt" Arthur C. Clarke Tales from the White Hart 1956
brain, electrode implants, wireheads
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
brain, neural pattern transfer. see mind transfer
brain, stimulation
   "The Holy Grail" Tom Purdom Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
The Brain, use of term
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
brain/computer link
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
brain research, tissue regeneration
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
brain surgery, prefrontal lobotomy
   "Cully" Jack Egan Amazing Jan. 1963
brain surgery, unexpected results
   "The Man With English" H.L. Gold STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
brain surgery, with aid of microscopic alien
   "Emergency Operation" Arthur Porges Fantasy and Science Fiction May 1956
brain transplant. see also mind transfer
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
brain-wave pattern, use as ID
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
brainwaves, recording of
   "It's Smart To Have An English Address" D.G.Compton sf Impulse 1967
breeding, selective
   "Elephas Frumenti" L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt F&SF 1950
   "Stenographer's Hands" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Quarterley Fall 1928
   "Triplanetary" E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Stories Jan - Apr. 1934
British Empire, end of
   "London's Danger" Cutcliffe Hyne Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1898
bubble house, use of term
   "The Enemy" Damon Knight Venture Science Fiction Jan. 1958
bug eyed monsters (BEMs)
   "The Bug-Eyed Musicians" Laurence M. Janifer 1959
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
   "Friend to Man" C.M. Kornbluth 1951
bug eyed monsters (BEMs), humour
   "Playboy and the Slime God" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1961
building, falls into past
   "The Runaway Skyscraper" Murray Leinster Argosy 22 Feb. 1919
buildings, as complete communities
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
buildings, as social structure
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful" Stuart Friedman Future Science Fiction Stories March 1952
   "Novelty Act" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Feb 1964
   "Total Environment" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Feb. 1968
buildings, floating
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
buildings, future
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
buildings, future, 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
buildings, future crowding
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
buildings, removal for roads
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
buildings, secret offices
   "Man Working" Richard Wilson Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
bullfighting, bull's point of view
   "Corrida" Roger Zelazny 1968
bullfighting with cars
   "Auto Da Fé" Roger Zelazny Dangerous Visions 1967
bullying, impact on personality
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
bureaucracy
   "Adrift on the Policy Level" Dr.Chandler Davis Star Science Fiction Stories 1959
   "Blind Alley" Isaac Asimov Astounding March 1945
   "Computers Don't Argue" Gordon R. Dickson Analog Sept. 1965
   "Diplomatic Coop" Daniel F. Galouye Star Science Fiction Stories 5 1959
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison Galaxy Dec.1965
bureaucracy, faced by mouse
   "Chain of Command" Steven A. Rynas Galaxy May 1954
bureaucracy, military
   "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction May 1955
bureaucracy, on conquered earth
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
bureaucracy, United Nations
   "DP!" Jack Vance Avon Science Fiction Reader 1953
butterfly, death leading to snowball effect
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
butterfly effect
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952


C - Ci
 

C+ radio, use of term
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
calculating machine, use of term
   "The Castaway" Nelson Bond Planet Stories Winter 1940
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
   "The Living Galaxy" Laurence Manning Wonder Stories Sept.1934
Californication process
   "A Touch of Grapefruit" Richard Matheson Star Science Fiction #5 1959
Callisto, catman
   "The Halfling" Leigh Brackett 1942
Calvin, Susan (Asimov character)
   I, Robot novelization of stories by Isaac Asimov
Calypso
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
camera, infrared
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
camera, pinhole, as vision mechanism
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
cameras, surveillance
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
Canada, northern
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
Canada, Vancouver, BC, setting
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
cancer, and smoking
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
   "Silence Please" Arthur C. Clarke Science-Fantasy Winter 1950
cancer, cure
   "The Patient" E. Mayne Hull Unknown Worlds Oct. 1943
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
   "The System" Ben Bova 1968
cannibalism, alien/human interaction
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
cannibalism, and human evolution
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
cannibalism, post-nuclear war
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
cannibalism, puberty rites
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
capitalism. see corporations
capital punishment
   "Keep Them Happy" Robert Rohier F&SF Apr. 1965
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
   "Shock Treatment" J. Francis McComas 1954
capital punishment, to obtain organs
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
captivity. see also zoos, interstellar
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "The Escaping" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions #2 1967
   "The Food Goes In The Top" Will Worthington Science Fantasy Aug 1961
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
carbon dioxide snow, use of term
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
carnival, freak show
   "The Gnarly Man" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown June 1939
carnival, interplanetary
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
   "The Halfling" Leigh Brackett 1942
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
cars, and social standing
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
cars, as weapons
   "Along the Scenic Route" (Dogfight in 101) Harlan Ellison Adam Aug. 1969
   "X Marks the Pedwalk" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow April 1963
cars, atomic
   "The Chronokinesis of Jonathan Hall" Anthony Boucher Analog 1946
cars, cesium-powered
   "The Junk Man Cometh" Robin Scott Worlds of If Aug. 1966
cars, culture of
   "The Freeway" George Clayton Johnson Gammal July 1963
   "Not Counting Bridges" Robert L. Fish 1963
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
cars, electric
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
cars, electric vehicle
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
cars, end of oil
   "The Coppersmith" Lester Del Rey Unknown Sept. 1939
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
cars, intelligent
   "Devil Car" Roger Zelazny Galaxy 1965
   "Into the Shop" Ron Goulart F&SF April 1964
cars, love of
   "Auto Da Fé" Roger Zelazny Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
cars, of the future
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
   "Along the Scenic Route" (Dogfight in 101) Harlan Ellison Adam Aug. 1969
cars, parking solution
   "Parking Problem" Dan Morgan New Writings In SF - 4 1965
cars, solar powered
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
cars, steam, use of term
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
cars, traffic control of the future
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
cartoonist, life of
   "Cartoonist" Fredric Brown Planet Stories May 1951
cashless society. see credit system of the future
caste social system
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
cataloging, information retrieval systems
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
catastrophes. see also earth, end; natural disaster
caterpillars, giant for transport
   "Caterpillar Express" Robert E. Margroff Worlds of If March 1968
cathode ray screen, use of term
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
Catholic Church, in alternate history
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
Catholic Church, in distant future
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF April 1955
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
cat-like aliens
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
   "Time Pussy" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction April 1942
cats, and alien interaction
   "Trouble with Treaties" Katherine MacLean and Tom Condit Star Science Fiction #5 1959
cats, fear of
   "Aelurophobe" Fredric Brown Dude 1962
cats, genetically altered
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
cats, getting telepathic messages
   "The Klygha" H.B. Fyfe Amazing Dec. 1963
cats, in space suit
   "The Haunted Space Suit" also called "Who's There" Arthur C. Clarke New Worlds Nov. 1958
cats, point of view
   "Space-Time For Springers" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction Stories 1958
cattle, slaughter of
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
causality. see also time travel
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
cavemen, Cro-Magnon
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
cavemen, Homo sapiens
   "Brave New Word" J. Francis McComas (aka Webb Marlowe) Mag of F&SF 1954
   "The Day Is Done" Lester Del Rey Analog 1939
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
   "The Grisly Folk" H.G. Wells Storyteller Magazine Apr. 1921
   "The Link" Cleve Cartmill Astounding Aug. 1942
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
cavemen, in modern world
   "DP!" Jack Vance Avon Science Fiction Reader 1953
cavemen, Neanderthals
   "The Day Is Done" Lester Del Rey Analog 1939
   "The Gnarly Man" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown June 1939
   "The Grisly Folk" H.G. Wells Storyteller Magazine Apr. 1921
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
cavemen, trapped in age of
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
cavorite, use of term
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
   "What Goes Up" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Jan. 1956
C-bombs
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
cellular telephone, predicting
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
censorship, during alien invasion
   "The Double-Edged Rope" Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Analog June 1967
censorship, television
   "Double Standard" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
censorship and home computers
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
center of the earth, trip
   "From Pole to Pole" George Griffith The Windsor Magazine Oct. 1904
cerebral impulses, use of term
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
cerebral scanner, use of term
   "Through Other Eyes" R.A. Lafferty Furture Science Fiction Feb. 1960
Ceres, setting
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction May 1940
change, inevitability of
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
change, pace of
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
   "The Shape of Things That Came" Richard Deming 1951
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
   "Slow Tuesday Night" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1965
change, preparedness for
   "Solander's Radio Tomb" Ellis Parker Butler Amazing Stories June 1927
change, resistance to alien technology
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
character, takes over author
   "Pete Gets His Man" J.P. Sellers F&SF Dec. 1963
Charlemagne, alternate history
   "Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1967
cheap fuel
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon 1969
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
cheap power. see also energy, source of unlimited
   "Blindness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1935
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
cheap power, attempt to suppress development
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
cheap power, loss of discovery
   "Mute Milton" Harry Harrison Amazing Stories Feb. 1966
Cheery-Gum, use of term
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
chemburgers, use of term
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
chemical, to cross to another plane of existence
   "The Plattner Story" H.G. Wells New Review Apr. 1896
chemicals, and environmental collapse
   "A Fable for Tomorrow" Rachel Carson The New Yorker June 1962
chemicals, and toxic food
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
chess, computer
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
chess, from pieces point of view
   "Recessional" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
chess, game with robot
   "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce 1909
   Bierce story referenced in "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
chess, interstellar tournament
   "Knight's Move" Fritz Leiber Broadside magazine Dec. 1965
chess player, automatic, use of term
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
child. see also children
child, point of view of
   "Danger! Child at Large" C.L. Cottrell Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "From the Government Printing Office" Kris Neville Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
child, power of wishes
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
child, power to cause coincidences
   "Oddy and Id" Alfred Bester Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1950
child, to communicate with alien consciousness
   "Ambassador to Verdament" Colin Kapp Analog April 1967
childcare, by robots
   "The Singular Quest of Martin Borg" George Collyn New Worlds Feb. 1965
childhood, alien on earth
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
childhood, dreams
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
childhood, extended
   "The Singular Quest of Martin Borg" George Collyn New Worlds Feb. 1965
childhood, facing reality
   "Crime Machine" Robert Bloch Galaxy Oct 1961
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "If I Forget Thee. Oh Earth..." Arthur C. Clarke Future Combined With S F Stories Sept 1951
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
   "Wasted on the Young" John Brunner Galaxy April 1965
childhood, facing the past
   "Enough Time" Damon Knight Amazing Science Fiction July 1960
childhood, from the child's point of view
   "From the Government Printing Office" Kris Neville Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Playground" Ray Bradbury The Illustrated Man 1952
childhood, of a cat
   "Space-Time For Springers" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction Stories 1958
childhood, of super humans
    novel Odd John Olaf Stapledon Galaxy Publishing Corp. 1936
childhood, reality of magic
   "The Magic Shop" H.G. Wells Strange Magazine June 1903
childish dreams
   "5,271,009" (also called The Starcomber) Alfred Bester F&SF May 1954
children, adolesent, dreams of
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
children, alien child
   "Birthday Present" Charles E. Fritch Science Fantasy Sept. 1955
children, alien contact with
   "Contraption" Clifford D. Simak STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Easy Way Out" Lee Correy 1966
   "Jackie Sees A Star" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe Sept. 1954
children, and magic
   "The Magic Shop" H.G. Wells Strange Magazine June 1903
children, androgynous
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
children, birth defects, no limbs
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
children, birth prohibition
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
children, birth rate, decline
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
children, born off earth
   "Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Orbiting" Arthur C. Clarke Tales of Ten Worlds 1962
children, born without a soul
   "The Vitanuls" John Brunner F&SF July 1967
children, care of
   "The Psychophonic Nurse" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1928
children, child given special toy
   "Teething Ring" James Causey Galaxy Jan. 1953
children, child obtains a perfect memory
   "The Bitterest Pill" Frederik Pohl Galaxy April 1959
children, coming of age
   "Bettyann" Kris Neville New Tales of Space and Time 1951
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
children, conditioned learning
   "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
children, defeat of alien by
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
children, deformed
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
children, deformed, as ship-board brain
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
children, education of
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
children, experimented on during war
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
children, experiment for super-child
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
children, gifted
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "Flower Arrangement" Rosel George Brown
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
children, hatred of parents
   "The Veldt" Ray Bradbury The Saturday Evening Post Sept. 1950
children, imaginary child
   "Little Jimmy" Lester Del Rey F&SF Apr. 1957
children, impact of threat of war on
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
children, impact of toys on development
   "War Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1959
children, imprisonment of
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
children, increased mental development
   "A Gentle Dying" Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth Galaxy 1961
children, left alive after alien attack
   "The Underdweller" William F. Nolan Fantastic Universe Aug 1957
children, made adapted to life on Mars
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
children, marketing to
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
children, Martian on earth
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
children, Neanderthal
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
children, on Venus
   " All Summer in a Day" Ray Bradbury F&SF March 1954
children, parenthood fitness test
   "The Education of Tigress McCardle" C.M. Kornbluth Venture 1957
children, parenting
   "When the Bough Breaks" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1944
children, psi powers
   "Toys For Debbie" David A. Kyle If Dec. 1965
children, psi powers, control over parents
   "Talent" Theodore Sturgeon Beyond Fantasy Fiction Sept 1953
children, puberty
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
children, purchase of smart child
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
children, rite of passage
   "Crime Machine" Robert Bloch Galaxy Oct 1961
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
children, robot nursemaid
   Robbie" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories 1940
children, school in space
   "Kindergarten" Fritz Leiber F&SF Apr. 1963
children, special
   "Lord Randy, My Son" Joe L. Hensley Dangerous Visions #2 1967
children, state control of intelligence
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
children, state control of reproduction
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
children, suffering of
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
children, super child
   "Danger! Child at Large" C.L. Cottrell Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "Special Delivery" Damon Knight Galaxy April 1954
children, telepathic powers
   "It's a Good Life" Jerome Bixby Star Science Fiction Stories No.2 1953
   "The Mindworm" C.M. Kornbluth Worlds Beyond 1950
   "Special Delivery" Damon Knight Galaxy April 1954
children, used in alien invasion
   "Zero Hour" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1947
children, use in social experiment
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
children, violence of
   "A Gentle Dying" Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth Galaxy 1961
child's brain, as ship computer
   "I, Dreamer" Walter M. Miller Jr. Amazing June-July 1953
chimpanzees. see monkeys and apes
China, warfare
   "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" Norman Spinrad New Worlds in Science Fiction 1969
choices, the price of security
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
cholera, biological terrorism
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
Chosen People, God changes his
   "For I Am A Jealous People" Lester Del Rey Star Short Novels 1954
Christianity, after civilization collapse
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
Christianity, and technology
   "God of the Playback" Stephen Dentinger Gods For Tomorrow 1967
Christianity, Christ, second coming of
   "Lord Randy, My Son" Joe L. Hensley Dangerous Visions #2 1967
Christianity, founding of
   "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1966
Christianity, missionaries
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "Apostle To Alpha" Betty T. Balke The Episcopalian Jan. 1966
   "The Army Comes To Venus" Eric Frank Russell Fantastic Universe May 1959
   "The Fire Balloons" Ray Bradbury The Silver Locusts 1951
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
Christianity, war chaplans
   "Balaam" Anthony Boucher 9 Tales of Space and Time 1954
Christ-like figure
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
Christmas, commercialization of
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
Christopher, John (Samuel Youd)
   reference to in "Silence Please" Arthur C. Clarke Science-Fantasy Winter 1950
   reference to in "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
chromium
   "The Chromium Helmet" Theodore Sturgeon 1946
chronoclasm, use of term
   "The Chronoclasm" John Wyndham Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
chronokinesis, use of term
   "The Chronokinesis of Jonathan Hall" Anthony Boucher Analog 1946
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury The Reporter Aug 7, 1951 in F&SF Feb. 1952
chronometer, jewelled, use of term
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
chronometer, use of term
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
chrononaut. see time travel
chrono-psych, use of term
   "Demotion" Robert Donald Locke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
chronoscope, use
   "The Fence" Clifford D. Simak Space Science Fiction Sept. 1952
chronoscope, use of term
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
chronportation, use of term
   "Dwellers in the Dust" Forrest J. Ackerman Fantasy Book Vol. 1 no. 4 Nov. 1948
church of Poopy Panda
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
circus, as allegory
   "The Recognition" J.G. Ballard Dangerous Visions 1967
circus, interplanetary carnival
   "The Halfling" Leigh Brackett 1942
cities. see also buildings; suburban experience; urban decay
cities, decontamination field
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
cities, enclaves
   "The King of the City" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1961
cities, end of
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
cities, far distance future
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
cities, future
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful" Stuart Friedman Future Science Fiction Stories March 1952
   "Chronopolis" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction #95 June 1960
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
   "Misadjustment' Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Quarterly Feb. 1957
   "Not Counting Bridges" Robert L. Fish 1963
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
cities, future crowding
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
cities, future, last
   "Lucifer" Roger Zelazny Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
cities, future, noise
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
cities, in decay, maintained by robots
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
cities, inside a moon
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
cities, model
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
cities, underground
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
cities, underseas
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
civil disobedience
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
civilization, collapse
   "A Discovery in the Woods" Graham Green A Sense of Reality 1963
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
   "The Last Castle" Jack Vance Galaxy Apr. 1966
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
   "Lucifer" Roger Zelazny Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   "The Night That Time Broke Out" Brian W. Aldiss Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Place of the Gods" (By the Waters of Babylon) Stephen Vincent Benét The Saturday Evening Post July 31, 1937
   "The Underdweller" William F. Nolan Fantastic Universe Aug 1957
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
civilization, dependence on technology
   "If The Sabot Fits..." Walt and Leigh Richmond Analog Feb. 1968
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
civilization, doomed
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
civilization, lost
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
   "Protected Species" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction 1951
civilization, on earth prior to dinosaurs
   "Encounter in the Past" Robert Nathan F&SF July 1967
civilization, protection from alien contact
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
civilization, values of
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
civil liberties
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
civil war, third party involvement
   "The Nitrocellulose Doormat" Christopher Anvil Analog June 1969

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clairavoyance
   "The Great Doomed Ship" J.T. McIntosh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
class M star, use of term
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
class privilege
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
class warfare
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
   "X Marks the Pedwalk" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow April 1963
cleanliness, enforced
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
climate change
   "The Forgotten Enemy" Arthur C. Clarke Dec. 1948 then New Worlds Aug. 1949
   "The Great Nebraska Sea" Allan Danzig Galaxy 1963
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
clock mechanism
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
cloned copies, built in obsolescence
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
cloned copies, female
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
cloned copies, to invade earth
   "Look-ALike Army" G.L. Vandenburg Amazing Aug 1957
cloning
   "Child's Play" William Tenn Astounding 1947
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
cloning, animals
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
clothing, anti-fungal plastic
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
clothing, enforced modesty
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
clothing, fading fabrics
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
clothing, of 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
clothing, shark skin slacks
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
cloud chamber, use of term
   "Flower Arrangement" Rosel George Brown
coal and oil reserves
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
cockroaches, Venus
   "Caterpillar Express" Robert E. Margroff Worlds of If March 1968
cold sleep. see also cryonics
   "The Awakening" Arthur C. Clarke Future Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1952
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
   "The Fiend" Frederik Pohl Playboy April 1964
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
cold sleep, revival from
   "The Asteroids, 2194" John Wyndham Amazing Jan. 1961
cold war, accidental bombing of Boston
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
cold war, arms race
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding 1949
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
   "Spell My Name With An S" Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction Jan 1958
cold war, chess-playing computer
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
cold war, continued on moon
   "Fifteen Miles" Ben Bova 1967
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown 1950
cold war, deal with the devil
   "Fire Sale" Laurence M. Janifer 1964
cold war, distrust
   "Angerhelm" Cordwainer Smith Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
cold war, extended into space
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
cold war, germ warfare
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
cold war, ideology made obsolete
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
cold war, impact on scientific research
   "Let's Get Together" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1957
cold war, interference by Martians
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
cold war, joint exploration of space
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
cold war, joint mission
   "The Mouths of All Men" Ed M. Clinton Amazing July 1964
cold war, missile testing
   "Cold War" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
cold war, new weapon
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
cold war, post-nuclear war
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
cold war, pressure to 'push button'
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
cold war, rebel attack on missile bases
   "Security Measure" Joseph P. Martino Analog June 1967
cold war, sabotage of US
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
cold war, sabotage of US space program
   "The Rocket of 1955" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
cold war, sabotage tactics
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
cold war, spy story
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
   "To Catch An Alien" John J. McGuire Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
cold war, use of computers
   "The Pacifist" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe Oct. 1956
cold war, US treatment of scientists
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
collector, bizarre lifeforms
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
collector, museum
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
collector, of sounds
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
colonialism
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
   "Blind Alley" Isaac Asimov Astounding March 1945
   "Double-Cross" James MacCreigh (aka Frederik Pohl) 1944
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
   "Man in the Jar" Damon Knight Galaxy 1957
   "Opportunist" Guy McCord Analog Apr. 1969
   Star Light Hal Clement serialized in Analog June-Sept 1970
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
colonialism, IQ of humans
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
colonialism, Native Americans analogy
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
colonialism, of aliens
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
colonialism, rebellion by natives
   "Final Exam" Chad Oliver Fantastic Nov-Dec 1952
colonialism, technology and conquest
   "The Conquest by the Moon" Washington Irving from A History of New York 1809 F&SF April 1955
colonies, decision who to send
   "Expedition" Fredric Brown F&SF Feb. 1957
colonies, effort to deal with a murder
   "Shock Treatment" J. Francis McComas 1954
colonies, 'gone native'
   "The Crackpots" Harlan Ellison If June 1956
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
colonies, lost
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "The Lion and the Lamb" Fritz Leiber Astounding Sept. 1950
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
colonies, mutation
   "First Lady" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy June 1953
colonies, mystery of deaths on planet
   "Sucker Bait" Isaac Asimov 1954
colonies, visit from carnival
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
colonization of planets
   "Bordered in Black" Larry Niven F&SF April 1966
   "Exploration Team" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1956
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
   "The Minimum Man" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1958
colonization of planets, selection process
   "So Proudly We Hail" Judith Merril STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
colonization of planets, test of conditions by criminals
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
colour photographs, in newspapers of 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
coma, role-playing fantasy state
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
comet people
   "Men of the Dark Comet" Festus Pragnell Wonder Stories June 1933
comets, mining of
   "The Radiant Enemies" R.F. Starzl Argosy Feb. 10, 1934
command rays, use of term
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
commerce
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
   "Ogre" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
commerce, aliens working on earth
   "Man Working" Richard Wilson Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
communication. see also mind reading; telepathic;
communication, aliens, dying
   "Quiz Game" Frank M. Robinson Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
communication, aliens, landing on earth
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
   "Berom" John Berryman 1950
   "Contraption" Clifford D. Simak STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Initial Contact" Perry A. Chapdelaine Analog May 1969
   "Me and Flapjack and the Martians" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Dec 1952
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
   "Pictures Don't Lie" Katherine Maclean 1951
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
communication, aliens, lifeforms on Mars
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
communication, aliens, signal
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
communication, a message in a bottle
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
communication, and ftl travel
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
communication, attempt causes insanity
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
communication, dance
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
   "The Dance of the Changer and the Three" Terry Carr The Farthest Reaches 1968
communication, distress signal
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
communication, dolphins
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
communication, drawing pictures
   "The Junk Man Cometh" Robin Scott Worlds of If Aug. 1966
communication, expose human child to alien consciousness
   "Ambassador to Verdament" Colin Kapp Analog April 1967
communication, failure of
   "Sparkie's Fall" Gavin Hyde Star Science Fiction #5 1959
communication, honest
   "The Traveling Crag" Theodore Sturgeon Fantastic Adventures July 1951
communication, impact of technology
   "Incommunicado" Katherine Maclean 1950
communication, inter-departmental
   "A Flask of Fine Arcturan" C.C. MacApp Galaxy Feb. 1965
communication, interpretation of aliens message
   "Initial Contact" Perry A. Chapdelaine Analog May 1969
communication, interstellar
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
communication, lack of speech capacity
   "The Lost Language" David H. Keller 1934
communication, machine for
   "Babel II" Damon Knight Galaxy 1953
communication, mind link
   "The Great Doomed Ship" J.T. McIntosh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
communication, mind link to landing on Mars
   "Harry Protagonist, Brain-Drainer" Richard Wilson 1964
communication, network
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955,
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
communication, network, instant, impact on society
   "Cerebrum" Albert Teichner Amazing Jan. 1963
communication, nonverbal
   "Warm" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1953
communication, perfect understanding
   "Through Other Eyes" R.A. Lafferty Furture Science Fiction Feb. 1960
communication, purpose of duplicated crew
   "Explorers We" Philip K. Dick F&SF Jan. 1959
communication, random monitoring of
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
communication, satellites
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
communication, symbols language created
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
communication, to be fed conversation, Spot Dialogue company
   "Star Descending" Algis Budrys Star Science Fiction #5 1959
communication, to convey intelligence
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
communication, to convey willingness to end war
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
communication, translators
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
communication, underwater
   "Davey Jones Ambassador" Raymond Z. Gallun 1935
communication, use of music
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
communication, with primitive culture
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
   "The Realized Man" Norman Spinrad Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
communication screen, use of term
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
communicator, general, use of term
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
communicator, use of term
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
communicator, wrist, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
communism, and alien invasion
   "The Double-Edged Rope" Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Analog June 1967
communism, as slave culture
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
communism, life under
   "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" Norman Spinrad New Worlds in Science Fiction 1969
   "Year Nine" Cyril Connelly 1946
community, of mutants and non-mutants
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
community, perfect social system
   "The Mother Of Necessity" Chad Oliver Another Kind 1955
commute rockets, use of term
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
compacted atoms, use of term
   "The Microscopic Giants" Paul Ernest Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1936
complex societies, collapse of
   "The Highway" Ray Bradbury 1951
   "The Mad Moon" Stanley G. Weinbaum Astounding Science Fiction 1935
   "Protected Species" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction 1951
   "The Sky People" Poul Anderson F&SF March 1959
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
complex systems
   "A Subway Named Mobius" A.J. Deutsch Astounding Science Fiction Dec.1950
compulsion, to restore pattern
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
computer, use of term
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
computer age, prediction of
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
computer/brain link
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
computer cards, use of term
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
computer machines, use of term
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
computer model, use of term
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
computer programmer, revenge of
   "The Pacifist" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe Oct. 1956
computer programmer, use of term
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
computer programming, chess computer
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
computers, adaptation
   "The Evitable Conflict" Isaac Asimov I, Robot 1950
computers, art
   "Thing of Beauty" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1958
computers, as compared to robot
   "Galley Slave" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Dec. 1957
computers, as elected officials
   "Political Machine" John Jakes Amazing March 1961
computers, as record of news reporting
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
computers, chess
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
computers, child-like
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
computers, creation of thinking characters
   "Shadow Show" Clifford D. Simak F&SF Nov. 1953
computers, crime prevention
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
computers, dependence on
   "The Monkey Wrench" Gordon R. Dickson Analog 1951
computers, emotions
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
computers, error
   "If The Sabot Fits..." Walt and Leigh Richmond Analog Feb. 1968
computers, failure
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
computers, female
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
computers, home
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
computers, identity, crisis of
   "Going Down Smooth" Robert Silverberg 1968
computers, in bureaucracy
   "Computers Don't Argue" Gordon R. Dickson Analog Sept. 1965
computers, individual human genome on file
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept 1966
computers, individuality
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
computers, input directly from human minds
   "Shadow Show" Clifford D. Simak F&SF Nov. 1953
computers, modelling of social trends
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
computers, music composition
   "The Genius Heap" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1956
   "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
computers, operation of city
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
computers, personality of
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
   "Sweet Dreams Melissa" Stephen Goldin 1968
computers, portable and voice activated
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
computers, programming
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
   "Lenny" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Jan. 1958
   "Operation M. I." R. Hamblen Analog May 1969
   "The Scarred Man" Gregory Benford Venture 1970
computers, programming, by a robot
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
computers, programming course
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
computers, punch cards
   "Lenny" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Jan. 1958
computers, revenge on humanity
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
computers, save humanity from itself
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown 1950
computers, self-awareness
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
   "Answer" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
   "Fulfillment" A.E.van Vogt 1951
   "Going Down Smooth" Robert Silverberg 1968
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
computers, semantics
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
computers, sense of humour
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
computers, sentient
   "For A Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny New Worlds March 1966
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
computers, sold as god
   "The God Pedlars" Jack Wodhams Analog Feb. 1968
computers, study of humour
   "Jokester" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Dec. 1956
computers, suicide wish
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
computers, to find truth
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
computers, to write short stories
   "The Great Automatic Grammatisator" Ronald Dahl Someone Like You 1953
computers, translation
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
computers, ultimate
   "2066 Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
   "Answer" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
   "Cerebrum" Albert Teichner Amazing Jan. 1963
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
   "The Evitable Conflict" Isaac Asimov I, Robot 1950
   "Fulfillment" A.E.van Vogt 1951
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   "Limiting Factor" Clifford D. Simak Startling Stories Nov. 1949
   "The Man Who Awoke" Laurence Manning series in Wonder Stories 1933
   "The Mechanical Answer" John D. MacDonald Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
   "Prototaph" Keith Laumer Analog March 1966
   "Stand-By" Philip K. Dick Amazing Oct. 1963
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
computers, use in economic decisions
   "The Evitable Conflict" Isaac Asimov I, Robot 1950
computers, use in elections
   "2066 Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
computers, use in prayer
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
computers, use in totalitarian society
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson 1953
computers, use to plan human future
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
computers, virus, company to fix infected
   "The Scarred Man" Gregory Benford Venture 1970
computers, voice activated and portable
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
computers, warfare
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
   "The Pacifist" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe Oct. 1956
computers, warfare, self-directing
   "The Feeling Of Power" Isaac Asimov If Feb. 1958
computers, weakness
   "The Monkey Wrench" Gordon R. Dickson Analog 1951
computer virus, use of term
   "The Scarred Man" Gregory Benford Venture 1970
computing machine, hand sized
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
computing machines, use of term
   "Answer" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
conapt, use of term
   "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick F&SF April 1966
conditioning, for first contact
   "Project Lion" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog June 1967
conditioning, of children
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
conditioning, to forget
   "Mind Alone" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy Aug. 1953
conditioning, to love
   "Love Incorporated" Robert Sheckley Playboy Sept.1956
conditioning, to prevent violent behaviour
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
conditioning, to self-sufficiency
   "Night Mare Brother" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Feb. 1953
conditioning, to suicide
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
confidence game
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
conformity, child rebellion against
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
conformity, enforced
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
   "The Crackpots" Harlan Ellison If June 1956
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
   "Feedback" Katherine Maclean Astounding 1951
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury F&SF 1952
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison Galaxy Dec.1965
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
   "The Finer Breed" Helen M. Urban F&SF March 1956
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
conformity, escape from
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
conformity, preparation of society for war
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
conformity, within a family
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
Congo, future dam construction disaster
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
conquest, and economic aid
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
consciousness, shared
   "Let's Be Frank" Brian W. Aldiss Science Fantasy June 1957
consciousness, unified
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
conspiracy, contact with aliens
   "Top Secret" David Grinnell F&SF Fall 1950
consumerism
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "The Mother Of Necessity" Chad Oliver Another Kind 1955
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
consumerism, and religion
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
consumerism, as remembered
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
consumerism, escape from advertising
   "The Room" Ray Russell Playboy Feb. 1961
consumerism, social status
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
consumer product, from alien technology
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
consumer reaction, to cloned copy companion
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
contest, the price paid
   "Coranda" Keith Roberts New Worlds SF 1967
contract, unfair
   "Company Store" Robert Silverberg Star Science Fiction #5 1959
contracts, enforcing
   "Compound Interest" Christopher Anvil Analog July 1967
contraterrene
   "A Better Mousetrap" John Brunner If Nov. 1963
contraterrene (seetee)
   Seetee Ship collection of stories Jack Williamson 1951
contraterrene matter, use of term
   "Collision Orbit" W. Steward aka Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction July 1942
cook book
   "To Serve Man" Damon Knight Galaxy 1950
cooperation for survival, human and alien
   "On Messenger Mountain" Gordon R. Dickson Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
copper, extraction from water
   "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" Colin Kapp New Writings In SF - 4 1965
Cornelius, Jerry, adventures
      works of Michael Moorcock, M. John Harrison, Norman Spinrad
corporations, and breeding of workers
   "Stenographer's Hands" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Quarterley Fall 1928
corporations, as government
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
corporations, as political control
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
corporations, as teleducation source
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
corporations, company store, getting out to the contract
   "Company Store" Robert Silverberg Star Science Fiction #5 1959
corporations, inter-departmental relations
   "A Flask of Fine Arcturan" C.C. MacApp Galaxy Feb. 1965
corporations, private armies
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
corporations, resistance to cheap power
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
corporations, resistance to solar power
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
corporations, 'suicide' to improve productivity
   "The Right Man For The Right Job" J.C. Thompson 1962
corporations, use of political system
   "Mindmate" Daniel F. Galouye Amazing July 1964
corpus, animated by aliens
   "Impulse" Eric Frank Russell 1938
cortical stimulation
   "Mindmate" Daniel F. Galouye Amazing July 1964
cosmetics, use in rebellion
   "The Masks" James Blish F&SF 1959
cosmetic surgery
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
cosmic energy, travel by
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
cosmic ray drift, use of term
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
cosmic rays, use of term
   "The Command" L. Sprague de Camp Oct. Astounding Science Fiction 1938
cosmology, landing by aliens
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
cosmology, mini-universes
   "The Wall of Darkness" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories July 1949
counterculture
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
court, use of truth serum
   "Time Locker" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1943
courtroom drama
   "Long Day in Court" Jonathan Brand If Nov. 1963
   "Ring Around the Redhead" John D. MacDonald Startling Stories Nov. 1948
courtroom drama, legal issues, sex change impacts
   "WHOSAWHATSA" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1967
cousciousness, projected. see also avatars
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
C-plus drive, use of term
   "Vengeance, Unlimited" Fredric Brown Super Science Stories July 1950
Crab Nebula
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
cranching, use of term
   "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1948
creation. see also Adam and Eve stories
creation, of life
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
creation myths
   "Encounter With A Hick" Jonathan Brand Dangerous Visions 1967
creativity, and education
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
creativity, art
   "Manscarer" Keith Roberts New Worlds in Science Fiction 1966
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
creativity, art, computerization of art
   "Thing of Beauty" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1958
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
creativity, lifetime of habits
   "A Work of Art" James Blish Science Fiction Stories 1956
creativity, music
   "The Genius Heap" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1956
   "The Macauley Circuit" Robert Silverberg Fantastic Universe Aug. 1956
   "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
creativity, not understood by aliens
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
creativity, original thought
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
creativity and aggressive behaviour
   "Common Denominator John D. MacDonald 1951
credit card, universal
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
credits, use of term
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
   "Time Locker" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1943
credit system
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
   "Something For Nothing" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1954
crime, advanced forensics
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
   "Flashback" Edward Wellan Amazing April 1962
crime, advanced life saving of murdered man
   "He Had a Big Heart" Frank Quattrocchi F&SF March 1955
crime, assassins, psi powers
   "Psi Assassin" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1967
crime, electronic tracking device
   "The Great Judge" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol.1 No.3 July 1948
crime, police robots
   "Two-handed Engine" Henry Kuttner F&SF 1955
crime, use of intellegent cars
   "Into the Shop" Ron Goulart F&SF April 1964
crime prevention, prediction of behaviour
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
   "The Circuit Riders" R.C. FitzPatrick Analogy April 1962
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
crime prevention, traffic accidents
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
crime prevention, viewing the past
   "Private Eye" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
criminal behaviour, control of
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
   "The Crime Therapist" Marion Zimmer Bradley Future Science Fiction Oct. 1954
   "The Malley System" Miriam Allen de Ford Dangerous Visions 1967
criminal class, life of
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
criminals, as organ donors
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
criminals, exile of
   "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1967
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
criminology, exile to past
   "Exiles of Tomorrow" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1955
criminology, punishment
   "A Planet Named Shayol" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1961
Cro-Magnon
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
crops, of settlers
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
crosswhen, use of term
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
crows, intelligent
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
cryogenics, use of term
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
cryonics. see also cold sleep
   "Abercrombie Station" Jack Vance Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1952
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
   "Revival Meeting" Dannie Plachta 1969
cryonics, body parts use for transplants
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
cryostasis. see cryonics
cryothesis vault, use of term
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
cube ship, use of term
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
cultural development, by sale of a god
   "The God Pedlars" Jack Wodhams Analog Feb. 1968
cultural development, of aliens
   "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson Other Worlds May 1951
cultural imperialism
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
   "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson Other Worlds May 1951
culture, earth
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
culture, loss of imagination
   "Pillar of Fire" Ray Bradbury 1948
culture, of slavery
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
culture, preservation of
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
   "The Lion and the Lamb" Fritz Leiber Astounding Sept. 1950
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
culture, preservation of during war
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
currency, where energy is unlimited
   "The Miniature" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories Sept. 1949
curtain, impenetrable, use of term
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
custom, force of
   "The Man Who Came Early" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1956
   "The Monster and the Maiden" Roger Zelazny Galaxy Dec. 1964
cybernetic man, use of term
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
cybernetics. see also androids; artificial intelligence; cyborgs; machines; replicants; robots
   "Compassion Circuit" John Wyndham Sunday Chronicle 1954
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
cybernetics, future humans
   "The Die-Hard" Alfred Bester Starburst May 1958
cybernetics, use of term
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown 1950
cybernetics machine
   "Answer" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
cyborg, use of term
   cybernetic plus organic from NASA paper 1960
cyborgs. see also replicants
   "Incident In Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
cyborgs, dystopia
   "Incident in Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions #2 1967
cycles, of catastrophes
   "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein Galaxy Mar. 1952
cyclotron, use of term
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
 

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dagon, use of term
   "Dagon" H.P. Lovecraft The Vagrant Nov. 1919
dance, and android performance
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
dance, as communication
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
   "The Dance of the Changer and the Three" Terry Carr The Farthest Reaches 1968
darkness falls
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   "The Xi Effect" Philip Latham Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1950
datascreen, use of term
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
data storage systems, loss of knowledge
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
data storage systems, use by scam artist
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
datatapes, use of term
   "Brillo" Ben Bova and Harlan Ellison Analog August 1970
data terminal, use of term
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
dead man switch
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
deal with the devil. see devil
death, causing without liability of murder
   "Aim For The Heel" John T. Phillifent Analog July 1967
death, communication after
   "What The Dead Men Say" Philip K. Dick Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
death, effort to prevent
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Crazy Annaoj" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Feb. 1968
death, facing
   "A Little Journey" Ray Bradbury Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "And Miles To Go Before I Sleep" William F. Nolan Infinity Aug. 1958
   "Casey Agonistes" Richard McKenna F&SF Sept. 1958
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
   "It's Smart To Have An English Address" D.G.Compton sf Impulse 1967
   "The Man Who Loved The Faioli" Roger Zelazny Galaxy June 1967
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
death, inevitability of
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
death, legal definition
   "The Price" C. Davis Belcher Orbit 5 1969
death, memories in dying moments
   "The Man Who Lost the Sea" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Oct. 1959
death, obtaining permission to die
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
   "If the Red Slayer" Robert Sheckley Amazing July 1959
death, results in end of space program
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
death, revival from
   "Advanced Chemistry" Jack G. Huekels Science and Invention Aug. 1923
   "A Thousand Deaths" Jack London The Black Cat May 1899
   "If the Red Slayer" Robert Sheckley Amazing July 1959
death, transplant minds into robots
   "The Tunnel under the World" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Jan. 1955
death, waiting to get work
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
death of employee, 'suicide' to improve productivity
   "The Right Man For The Right Job" J.C. Thompson 1962
death penalty
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
death penalty, for traffic accident
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
deathray, use of term
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
decolonialism
   "Opportunist" Guy McCord Analog Apr. 1969
decontamination measures
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
deevolution, caused by time travel
   "Never Go Back" Charles V. DeVet Amazing Aug-Sept 1953
deevolution, of superhumans
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
deevolution, vestigial hands
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
defensor screen, use of term
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
deforestation of earth
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
dematerialize. see teleportation
demilitarization
   "I Made You" Walter M. Miller Jr. 1954
   "The Last Command" Keith Laumer Analog 1966
democratic principles
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
denial. see escapism
depopulation, decline of birth rate
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
desalination
   "The Chemical Magnet" Victor Thaddeus Amazing Stories Aug. 1927
despair, loss of control of one's actions
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
despair, loss of loved one
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
despair, self-destructive behaviour
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
destiny
   "Adjustment Team" Philip K. Dick Orbit No. 4 Sept.-Oct. 1954
   "The Destiny of Milton Gomrath" Alexei Panshink Analog Dec. 1967
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
   "The Singular Quest of Martin Borg" George Collyn New Worlds Feb. 1965
detectives
   Gil Hamiton series Larry Niven
   Lord Darcy series Randall Garrett
deviant. see also conformity
deviant, society's control of the individual
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury F&SF 1952
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
devil, amusement of
   "5,271,009" (also called The Starcomber) Alfred Bester F&SF May 1954
devil, deal with the
   "Fire Sale" Laurence M. Janifer 1964
   "Gonna Roll the Bones" Fritz Leiber Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Hell-Bound Train" Robert Bloch F&SF Sept. 1958
   "The History of Doctor Frost" Roderic C. Hodgins F&SF Apr. 1965
   "Nasty" Fredric Brown Playboy Apr. 1959
   "Will You Wait" Alfred Bester F&SF Mar. 1959
devil, flies of the
   "Flies" Isaac Asimov 1953
devil, point of view of
   "The Last Word" Damon Knight Satellite Science Fiction Feb. 1957
devil, problem of good and evil
   "The Devil and the Trombone" Martin Gardner 1948
   "Trace" Jerome Bixby 1964
devil, technology as
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
devolution. see also  evolution
devolution, caused by time travel
   "Never Go Back" Charles V. DeVet Amazing Aug-Sept 1953
devolution, of superhumans
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
devolution, vestigial hands
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
diamonds, as light source
   "The Master of the Octopus" Edward Olin Weeks Pearson's Magazine Sept. 1899
diamonds, creating
   "The Diamond Maker" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget 1894
diamonds, planet of
   "Mother of Invention" Tom Godwin Astounding Science Fiction 1953
diamonds, trade for
   "Man in the Jar" Damon Knight Galaxy 1957
dianetics references
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
dictatorship. see totalitarian society
dictograph, use of term
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
different universal plane, use of term
   "The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Fall 1949
dimensions. see also fourth dimension; multi-dimensional space
dimensions, connected
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
dimensions, trapped travelling between
   "What Rough Beast?" Damon Knight F&SF Feb 1959
dimensocope, use of term
   "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1931
dinosaurs, bring egg to present
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
dinosaurs, brought back to life
   "Employment" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction May 1939
dinosaurs, cave-dwelling
   "The Lizard" Cutcliffe Hyne The Strand Magazine Feb. 1898
dinosaurs, civilization prior to
   "Encounter in the Past" Robert Nathan F&SF July 1967
dinosaurs, end of
   "Paradox Lost" Fredric Brown Astounding 1943
   "Starvation" also called "Runaround" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
dinosaurs, from their point of view
   "Starvation" also called "Runaround" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
dinosaurs, hunting of
   "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp Galaxy March 1956
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
   "Poor Little Warrior" Brian W. Aldiss 1958
dinosaurs, in modern times
   "The Monster of Lake Lametrie" Wardon Allan Curtis Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1899
dinosaurs, kill Martians
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
dinosaurs, lost world
   "The Land That Time Forgot" Edgar Rice Burroughs seriealized in Amazing Stories Feb. - April 1927 (first published in 1918)
dinosaurs, pterodactyl, pet
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
dinosaurs, time traveller study of
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
dinosaurs, travel to age of
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
dioramas, use of term
   "Diplomatic Coop" Daniel F. Galouye Star Science Fiction Stories 5 1959
diphtheria, spread of
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
diplomacy
   "The Inspector's Teeth" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction April 1950
   "Jackal's Meal" Gordon R. Dickson Analog June 1969
diplomacy, interplanetary
   "Trick or Treaty" Keith Laumer If Aug 1963
diplomacy, peace conference security
   "Dragon's Teeth" M.R. Anver Analog May 1969
diplomacy, post-war relations
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
diplomacy, use of werewolves
   "The Ambassadors" Anthony Boucher Future Tense 1952
dirigible. see also airships (balloon) travel
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 AD" Rudyard Kipling Actions and Reactions 1909
disarmament, forced by angels
   "The General Zapped an Angel" Howard Fast 1970
disarmament, forced by person with super abilities
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
disarmament, required by aliens
   "The Stars are Waiting" Marion Zimmer Bradley Saturn March 1958
disaster, attempt to stop results in end of humanity
   "King of the Stars" William L. Bade Super Science Stories July 1950
disaster, earth stops spinning
   "Hothouse: The Long Afternoon of Earth" Brian W. Aldiss F&SF Feb. 1961
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
disaster, human behaviour during
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
disaster, human caused
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
disaster, human response to
   "Rescue Party" Arthur C. Clarke Astounding Science Fiction May 1946
disaster, natural
   "Finis" Frank Lillie Pollack The Argosy June 1906
   "The Forgotten Enemy" Arthur C. Clarke Dec. 1948 then New Worlds Aug. 1949
   "The Four White Days" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Jan. 1903
   "The Great Nebraska Sea" Allan Danzig Galaxy 1963
   "The Last Day" Richard Matheson Amazing Stories 1953
   "London's Danger" Cutcliffe Hyne Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1898
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
   "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" Grant Allen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
   "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein Galaxy Mar. 1952
disaster, natural, and dam construction
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
disaster, sun hit by comet
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
discs (flying), use of term
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
disease. see also epidemic; medicine
disease, bacteria, access to
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
disease, bacteriology
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
disease, causing steriization
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
disease, end of humanity
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
disease, fear of
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
disease, in aliens
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
   "Invasion From Mars" Howard Koch 1940 radio-script of The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
disease, in humans, caused by aliens
   "The Plague Bearers" Harlan Ellison Amazing Aug 1957
disease, isolation of infected on space ship
   "The Discarded" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1959
disease, on Mars
   "Dark Mission" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction July 1940
disease, outbreak, ethical obligation to prevent
   "Bite" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog July 1967
disease, prevention
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
disintegrator, construction of
   "A Thousand Deaths" Jack London The Black Cat May 1899
disintegrators, use of term
   "The Gun Without A Bang" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1958
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
Disney references
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "The Star Mouse" Fredric Brown Planet Stories Spring 1942
displaced persons, treatment of
   "DP!" Jack Vance Avon Science Fiction Reader 1953
distopias. see  dystopian future
 


 Dl - Dy

DNA mapping
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept 1966
DNA use
   "The Planners" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 3 1968
doctors
   "A Matter of Ethics" J.R. Shango F&SF Nov. 1954
   "The Appendix and the Spectacles" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
doctors, alien
   "Bedside Manner" William Morrison Galaxy May 1954
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
doctors, care of sick alien animal
   "Country Doctor" William Morrison STAR Science Fiction 1953
doctors, embryology
   "Family Resemblance" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1953
doctors, ethical issues. see medical ethics
doctors, interstellar medical service
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
doctors, made obsolete by robots
   "Wanted in Surgery" Harlan Ellison If Aug. 1957
doctors, murder by infection
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
doctors, reliance on technology
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
dogma, conformity to
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
dog(s), alien presence
   "And Thou Beside Me" Mack Reynolds F&SF April 1954
dog(s), as lost item
   "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction May 1955
dog(s), as objective view of humans
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
dog(s), enhanced intelligence
   "A Boy and His Dog" Harlan Ellison New Worlds Apr. 1969
   "Skag with the Queer Head" Murray Leinster Marvel Science Fiction Aug. 1951
dog(s), human communication with
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
dog(s), instinct vs. intelligence
   "Socrates" John Christopher Galaxy Mar. 1951
dog(s), robotic hunting
   "Hunting Machine" Carol Emshwiller Science Fiction Stories May 1957
dog(s), use by alien for communication
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
dog's point of view, after the war
   "The Keepers of the House" Lester Del Rey 1955
dolphins and porpoises, help human after war
   "The Second Class Citizen" Damon Knight If Nov. 1963"The Second Class Citizen" Damon Knight If Nov. 1963
dolphins and porpoises, intelligence of
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
dolphins and porpoises, point of view
   "Ishmael in Love" Robert Silverberg F&SF July 1970
dolphins and porpoises, shepherding of whales
   "The Deep Range" Arthur C. Clarke Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 Jan 1955
dolphins and porpoises, tools for
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
dolphins and porpoises, use as spy
   "Operation Malacca" Joe Payer Analog March 1966
doomsday weapons
   Berserker series by Fred Saberhagen
doppelganger. see also replicants
   "Counterfeit" Alan E. Nourse Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1952
   "To Catch An Alien" John J. McGuire Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
doppelganger, aliens among us
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Last Return" Roger Dee Super Science Stories July 1950
   "The Whisperer in Darkness" H.P. Lovecraft Weird Tales Aug. 1931
doppelganger, crew of Mars mission replaced
   "Explorers We" Philip K. Dick F&SF Jan. 1959
doppelganger, found in Antarctica
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
doppelganger, grown by alien
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
doppelganger, on a spaceship
   "Passage to Sharanee" Carol Grey (aka Robert A.W. Lowndes) Future Combined with Science Fiction April 1942
Dorsai stories (Childe Cycle)
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
dragon, seven headed
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
dragons
   "The Dragon Masters" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1962
dragons, fairy tale turnabout
   "The Monster and the Maiden" Roger Zelazny Galaxy Dec. 1964
dragons, telepathic
   "Weyr Search" Anne McCaffrey Analog Oct. 1967
drama. see theatre
dream deprivation, ethics of
   "Such Stuff" John Brunner F&SF June 1962
dreamies, use of term
   "Dreaming is A Private Thing" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF Dec. 1955
dream of space travel
   "The Edge of the Sea" Algis Budrys Venture 1958
dreams, dream machine
   "He Looked Back" Carl Jacobi Worlds of If Aug. 1966
dreams, sold for entertainment
   "Dreaming is A Private Thing" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF Dec. 1955
dream state, escape form real world
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
dreamster, use of term
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
dream telepathy
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
dream theory
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
dream therapy
   "Adjustment" Ward Moore F&SF May 1957
   "Configuration of the North Shore" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 5 1969
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
drinking water, drought, and climate change
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
drinking water, supply, contamination
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
drug, to cross to another plane of existence
   "The Plattner Story" H.G. Wells New Review Apr. 1896
drug culture
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
drugs, and punishment
   "A Planet Named Shayol" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1961
drugs, and space travel
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
drugs, for immortality
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
drugs, recreational
   "The Secret Songs" Fritz Leiber F&SF Aug. 1962
drugs, recreational, impact on society
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
drugs, social use of
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
drugs, soma,
   "Opportunist" Guy McCord Analog Apr. 1969
drugs, to control behaviour
   "Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful" Stuart Friedman Future Science Fiction Stories March 1952
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
drugs, to control behaviour of military forces
   "Short in the Chest" Margaret St. Clair Fantastic Universe 1954
drugs, to control society
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
drug use, religious
   "Opportunist" Guy McCord Analog Apr. 1969
drug use, stimulant that results in dilation of time
   "The New Accelerator" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
duplicator, use of term
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
dust particles on the Moon
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
duty, and private life
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
duty, not following orders
   "The Other Kids" Robert F. Young Fantastic Universe Mar. 1956
duty, of doctor to help
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
duty, to consume
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
dwarfs, astronauts
   "Press Conference" Miriam Aleen deFord Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
dynamopsychism, use of term
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
dysthaesia
   "The Man With English" H.L. Gold STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
dystopian future. see also cities, future
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
 The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
   Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison serialized in SF Impulse 1966
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
dystopian future, car culture
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
dystopian future, medical technology for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
dystopian future, prefrontal surgery for control
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
dystopian future, US
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
dystopian future, virtual reality, use of by state
   "Spectator Sport" John D. MacDonald Thrilling Wonder Stories 1950



E

 eagle(s), , enhanced intelligence
   "Exploration Team" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1956
early man. see cavemen; homo sapiens, early; Neanderthals
earth, as quaranteed planet
   "Cultural Interference" Walter L. Kleine Analog Apr. 1969
earth, as viewed from Mars
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
earth, as viewed from space
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955
earth, as war zone between two alien powers
   "The Liberation of Earth" William Tenn Future Science Fiction May 1953
earth, co-evolution on
   "The Love of Heaven" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
earth, cycles of civilization
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
earth, destruction of
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "Obviously Suicide" S. Fowler Wright Beyond the End of Time 1952
earth, end of all life
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Last Word" Damon Knight Satellite Science Fiction Feb. 1957
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
earth, end of all life, robots avenge man
   "To Avenge Man" Lester del Rey Galaxy Dec. 1964
earth, end of the world
   "The Coming of the Ice" G. Peyton Wertenbaker Amazing June 1926
   "Dormant" A. E. van Vogt Startling Stories 1948
   "The Figure" Edward Grendon Astounding Science Fiction July 1947
   "Finis" Frank Lillie Pollack The Argosy June 1906
   "Hothouse: The Long Afternoon of Earth" Brian W. Aldiss F&SF Feb. 1961
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
   "The Last Day" Richard Matheson Amazing Stories 1953
   "The Last Train" Fredric Brown Weird Tales 1950
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
   "The Mouths of All Men" Ed M. Clinton Amazing July 1964
   "Payment In Full" Ray Bradbury Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
   "Requiem" Edmond Hamilton Amazing Apr. 1962
   "There Will Come Soft Rains" Ray Bradbury The Martian Chronicles 1950
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
   "When The Last Gods Die" Fritz Leiber F&SF Dec. 1951
   "The Xi Effect" Philip Latham Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1950
   "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein Galaxy Mar. 1952
earth, future history. see future histories
earth, natural disaster. see natural disaster
earth, near-collision with
   "King of the Stars" William L. Bade Super Science Stories July 1950
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
earth, need to evacuate
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
earth, population 75 billion
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
earth, radioactive glow
   "If I Forget Thee. Oh Earth..." Arthur C. Clarke Future Combined With S F Stories Sept 1951
earth, return of offworlders corrupted at home
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
earth, rotation stopped
   "Hothouse: The Long Afternoon of Earth" Brian W. Aldiss F&SF Feb. 1961
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
earth, travel through center of
   "From Pole to Pole" George Griffith The Windsor Magazine Oct. 1904
earth, underground creatures
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
earthlight, use of term
   "Moonwalk" H.B. Fyfe Space Science Fiction Nov. 1952
earth-normal gravity, use of term
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
earthshine, use of term
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
ecological balance
   "To Fell A Tree" Robert F. Young F&SF July 1959
ecological disaster
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
ecological imbalance, experiment
   "This Star Shall Be Free" Murray Leinster Super Science Stories Nov. 1949
ecology. see also environment
ecology, alien
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
   "Excelsoir" Robert Chilson Analog August 1970
   "Forest in the Sky" Keith Laumer If Feb. 1967
   "Lilies of Life" Malcolm Jameson Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1945
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
   "Pyramid" Robert Abernathy Astounding Science Fiction July 1954
   "To Fell A Tree" Robert F. Young F&SF July 1959
ecology, changing
   "Excelsoir" Robert Chilson Analog August 1970
ecology, collapse of
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
ecology, terraforming
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
economic aid as conquest
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
economics. see also energy, source of unlimited; trade
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "The Big Pat Boom" Damon Knight 1963
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
   "With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 AD" Rudyard Kipling Actions and Reactions 1909
economics, based on matter conversion
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
economics, compound interest
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
economics, credit card
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
economics, credits
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
   "Something For Nothing" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1954
   "Time Locker" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1943
economics, guaranteed annual income
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
economics, specialization
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
economics, where energy is in unlimited supply
   "The Miniature" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories Sept. 1949
economic systems
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
economic systems, interplanetary
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
economy, machine control of
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
Eden, state of. see also Adam and Eve stories
   "The Last Shall Be First" Robert P. Mills F&SF Aug. 1958
education, comparing future and present
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
education, in utopian community
   "The Curious Republic of Gondour" Mark Twain Atlantic Monthly Oct. 1875
education, learning how to learn
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
education, satire on logic
   "Built Down Logically" Howard Schoenfeld F&SF Dec. 1951
education, super imposed on the brain
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
education, teaching, a robot
   "I, Robot" Eando Binder Amazing Jan. 1939
education, teaching, physics, in space
   "Kindergarten" Fritz Leiber F&SF Apr. 1963
education, teleteachers
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer), reference to
   "The Xi Effect" Philip Latham Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1950
egg club
   "An Egg a Month from All Over" Margaret St. Clair F&SF Oct. 1952
Einstein, references to
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
Eisenhower, Pres., model for
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
elasmosaurus, use of term
   "The Monster of Lake Lametrie" Wardon Allan Curtis Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1899
elections, campaigning by machines
   "Political Machine" John Jakes Amazing March 1961
elections, by computer
   "2066 Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
elections, vote of robots
   "Electronic Landslide" Clyde Hostetter Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
electric calculator, use of term
   "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein Galaxy Mar. 1952
electric car
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction May 1940
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
electric fencing device
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
electricity, dangers of
   "The Invisible Force" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine June 1903
electricity, direct current (DC)
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
electricity, end of
   "The Waveries" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1945
electricity, future uses of
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
electricity, strange power of
   "High Eight" David Stringer New Writings In SF - 4 1965
electricity, to destroy viruses
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
electricity, to return dead to life
   "Advanced Chemistry" Jack G. Huekels Science and Invention Aug. 1923
   "A Thousand Deaths" Jack London The Black Cat May 1899
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
electric power, cheap
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
electric staircase, use of term
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
electric trains
   "A Star Fell" L.J. Beeston Cassell's Magazine Sept 1904
electrodes, implanted in brain
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
electron, humans shrunk to live on
   "Out of the Sub-Universe" R.F. Starzl Amazing Stories Quarterly Summer 1928
electron gun, use of term
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
electronic calculating machine, use of term
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown 1950
electronic computer. see also computers
electronic computer, and random signals
   "If The Sabot Fits..." Walt and Leigh Richmond Analog Feb. 1968
electronic computer, use of term
   "2066 Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
   "5,271,009" (also called The Starcomber) Alfred Bester F&SF May 1954
   "Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Orbiting" Arthur C. Clarke Tales of Ten Worlds 1962
electronic computing machine, use of term
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
electrons, wall of
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
electroshock, uses
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
electro-steamer car, use of term
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
elephant, tiny
   "Elephas Frumenti" L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt F&SF 1950
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
embryology, creating telepathic children
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
embryology, experiments
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
embryology, human
   "Family Resemblance" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1953
embryology, recapitulation
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
embryology experiments
   "Yesterday House" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Aug. 1952
emergency response, human behaviour during disaster
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
emotion(s), as body chemistry
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
emotions, as entertainment for jaded future humans
   "The Roller Coaster" Alfred Bester Fantastic May-June 1953
emotion(s), controlled by drugs
   "Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful" Stuart Friedman Future Science Fiction Stories March 1952
emotion(s), in computer
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
emotion(s), in robot
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
emotion(s), intensified by alien music
   "To the End of Time" Robert Moore Williams Super Science Stories July 1950
emotion(s), machine to intensify
   "The Total Experience Kick" Charles Platt New Worlds Dec. 1966
emotion(s), monitoring by police
   "The Circuit Riders" R.C. FitzPatrick Analogy April 1962
emotion(s), subliminal influence
   "Sub-Lim" Keith Roberts New Writings In SF - 4 1965
emotion(s), transmission in TV program
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
emotion(s), transmission of
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
empathy, humans without
   "Null-O" Philip K. Dick If Dec 1958
empathy, of god
   "Paingod" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories of Imagination June 1964
empathy, study of by aliens
   "Flies" Robert Silverberg Dangerous Visions 1967
empire building, and foreign aid
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
empires, rise and fall
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
employment. see work
encephalogram, use of term
   "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
encephalograph, use of term
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
endocrine treatment, experiments
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
end of the world. see earth, end of the world
energy, source of unlimited
   "Blindness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1935
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon 1969
   "Cultural Interference" Walter L. Kleine Analog Apr. 1969
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
   "The Miniature" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories Sept. 1949
   "Sold to Satan" Mark Twain Europe and Elsewhere 1923
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
energy, source of unlimited, impact
   "The Miniature" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories Sept. 1949
energy barrier, use of term
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
energy beings
   "The Dance of the Changer and the Three" Terry Carr The Farthest Reaches 1968
   "Eyes Do More Than See" Isaac Asimov
   "The Fire Balloons" Ray Bradbury The Silver Locusts 1951
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "From These Ashes.." also called "Entity Trap" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories Aug. 1950
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
energy-matter conversion
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
energy screen. see force fields
energy shell, use of term
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
energy weapon, use of term
   "The Seesaw" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction July 1941
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
entertainment industry. see also movie-making; television
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
entropy
   "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline New Worlds in Science Fiction 1967
environment. see also ecology; nature vs. man
environment, closed, self-sufficient
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
environment, deforestation of earth
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
environment, ecological balance
   "To Fell A Tree" Robert F. Young F&SF July 1959
environment, ecological disaster
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
environment, ecological imbalance, experiment
   "This Star Shall Be Free" Murray Leinster Super Science Stories Nov. 1949
environment, experiment for super-child
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
environment, genetic engineering to suit
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
   "The Keys to December" Roger Zelazny New Worlds SF Aug. 1966
   "Sunken Universe" James Blish Super Science Stories May 1942
   "Surface Tension" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1952
   The Seedling Stars James Blish stories collected as novel in 1957
environment, recreating what you are used to
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
environmental apocalypse, use of chemicals
   "A Fable for Tomorrow" Rachel Carson The New Yorker June 1962
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
environmental disaster, dam construction
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
environment determinism
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
epidemic, caused by aliens
   "The Plague Bearers" Harlan Ellison Amazing Aug 1957
epidemic, causing hair growth
   "Hyperpilosity" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1938
epidemic, causing infatuation
   "Mate in Two Moves" Winston K. Marks 1954
epidemic, infected put on space ship
   "The Discarded" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1959
epidemic, preventing
   "Death from the Stars" A. Rowley Hilliard 1931
epidemics, disease in aliens
   "Mate in Two Moves" Winston K. Marks 1954
epigraphy, use of term
   "Hair-Raising Adventure" Rosel George Brown Star Science Fiction #5 1959
equal rights
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
equivalence, postulate of, use of term
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
equivalence principle
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
escalator, as metaphor
   "Descending" Thomas Disch Fantastic Stories of Imagination July 1964
escape, current life
   "Away from the Daily Grind" Gerald H. Page Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
   "The Place With No Name" Harlan Ellison F&SF July 1969
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
escape to another world
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
escape velocity
   "EV" Raymond Z. Gallun and Jerome Bixby Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
escapism
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
escapism, clinging to the past
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
escapism, from impact of war
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
ESP (extrasensory perception)
   "The Dreamsman" Gordon R. Dickson Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
ESP (extrasensory perception), amplifier
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
espers, use of term
   "The Demolished Man Alfred Bester serialized in Galaxy 1953
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
esthetikon, use of term
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
estrangement of parents
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
eternal life. see immortality
ethergram, use of term
   "A Star Fell" L.J. Beeston Cassell's Magazine Sept 1904
ether-ships, use of term
   "The Miracle of the Lily" Clare Winger Harris Amazing Stories April 1927
ethical decisions
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
   "Hall of Mirrors" Frederic Brown Galaxy Dec. 1953
   "Obviously Suicide" S. Fowler Wright Beyond the End of Time 1952
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
ethical decisions, everyday
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF 1954
ethical decisions, unethical experiments
   "Skag with the Queer Head" Murray Leinster Marvel Science Fiction Aug. 1951
ethics. see also scientists, ethical decisions
ethics, instilling of
   "The Ethicators" Willard Marsh If Aug. 1955
ethics, nuclear research
   "Three Portraits and a Prayer" Frederik Pohl Galaxy 1962
ethics, quality of life
   "The Last Day of Summer" E.C. Tubb Science Fantasy Feb. 1955
eugenics
   "The Invaders" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1935
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
   "Triplanetary" E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Stories Jan - Apr. 1934
eugenics, essays on
   "Interplanetary Man" (essay) Olaf Stapledon reprinted in Science Fiction Digest 1954
eugenics, state control of reproduction
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
euthanasia
   "The Last Day of Summer" E.C. Tubb Science Fantasy Feb. 1955
EVA work platform, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
everywhen, use of term
   "My Name Is Legion" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction June 1942
evil, nature of. see also good and evil
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Last Word" Damon Knight Satellite Science Fiction Feb. 1957
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF 1954
   "Oscar" Cleve Cartmill 1941
   "Paingod" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories of Imagination June 1964
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
evolution, accelerated
   "Evolution Island" Edmond Hamilton Weird Tales March 1927
   "Evolution Satellite" J. Harvey Haggard serialized in Wonder Stories 1933-1934
   "Student Body" F.L.Wallace Galaxy March 1953
evolution, alien
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
evolution, alien ecology
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
evolution, and radiation
   "Spawn of the Ray" Maurice Duclos Amazing Feb. 1938
evolution, co-evolution on earth
   "The Love of Heaven" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
evolution, deevolution, caused by time travel
   "Never Go Back" Charles V. DeVet Amazing Aug-Sept 1953
evolution, deevolution, of superhumans
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
evolution, deevolution, vestigial hands
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
evolution, goal driven
   The Seedling Stars James Blish stories collected as novel in 1957
evolution, human
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "Devoluton" Edmond Hamilton" Amazing Dec. 1936
   "The Die-Hard" Alfred Bester Starburst May 1958
   "Family Resemblance" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1953
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
   "The Simian Problem" Hollis Alpert F&SF July 1960
   "Strange Eden" Philip K. Dick Imagination Dec 1954
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
evolution, human, psionic abilties
   "The Dreamsman" Gordon R. Dickson Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
evolution, impact of nuclear radiation exposure
   "The Simian Problem" Hollis Alpert F&SF July 1960
evolution, insects
   "Mimic" Donald A. Wollheim 1942
evolution, limts of superhumans
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
evolution, on earth
   "The Eternal Wall" Raymond Z. Gallun Amazing Stories Nov. 1942
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
evolution, on generational ship
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
evolution, post disaster
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
evolution, robot culture
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
evolution, seed ships
   "Surface Tension" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1952
evolution, shared consciousness
   "Let's Be Frank" Brian W. Aldiss Science Fantasy June 1957
evolution on earth, source of
   "Devoluton" Edmond Hamilton" Amazing Dec. 1936
exile, of criminals to island
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
exile, of criminals to past
   "Exiles of Tomorrow" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1955
exile, of mutants to spaceship
   "The Discarded" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1959
exile, suspended animation, revival of warrior
   "Exile of the Eons" also called "Nemesis" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories Mar. 1950
exiles, from radioactive earth
   "If I Forget Thee. Oh Earth..." Arthur C. Clarke Future Combined With S F Stories Sept 1951
existence. see reality, nature of
exogamy
   "The Lovers" Phillip José Farmer Startling Stories Aug. 1952
expansionism
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
experimentation, unethical
   "Skag with the Queer Head" Murray Leinster Marvel Science Fiction Aug. 1951
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
   "Yesterday House" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Aug. 1952
exploitation of native, decision against
   "The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
exploration, value of
   "One Sunday in Neptune" Alexei Panshin Tomorrow's Worlds 1969
exploration of planet surface
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
exploration of space, risks
   "The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin Analogy 1954
   "Precedent" Charles Gray New Worlds May 1952
   "Via Death" Eando Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1938
ex-rays, use of term
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
extinction, ecological collapse
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
extinction, invasive species
   "Pyramid" Robert Abernathy Astounding Science Fiction July 1954
extinction, pest control
   "A Better Mousetrap" John Brunner If Nov. 1963
extrasensory perception (ESP)
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
extrasensory persepection, and mental illness
   "And So Say All Of Us" Bruce McAllister If Sept. 1969
extraterrestrial. see alien
extraterrestrial, use of term
   "Honeymoon in Hell" Fredric Brown Galaxy Nov. 1950
extraterrestrial intelligence, search for
   "The Listeners" James E. Gunn Galaxy Sept. 1968

F

fables
   "A Vision of Judgement" H.G. Wells Butterfly Sept. 1899
   "Coranda" Keith Roberts New Worlds SF 1967
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
   "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. F&SF Oct. 1961
   "The Highway" Ray Bradbury 1951
   "The Ingenious Patriot" Ambrose Bierce 1891
   "The Monster and the Maiden" Roger Zelazny Galaxy Dec. 1964
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
facsimile recorder, use of term
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
factories, self-replicating
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
fading fabrics, use of term
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
fairy folk return to earth
   "Return Engagement" Lester Del Rey Galaxy 1961
faith, crisis of
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
faith, life after death
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
faith, role of
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF April 1955
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
   "Reason" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
faith, role of messiah
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
faked, evidence
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
   "Pie In The Sky" William Styron The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
faked, space flight
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955
fake research paper
   "The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1948
family business, maintaining
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
fanaticism
   "Judas" John Brunner Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
fandom
   "A Likely Story" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1956
fantasy, escape to
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
   "Out of this World" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
fantasy writing, spoof
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
farmland, reclamation after nuclear war
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
farms, automatic, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
fashion
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
fashion, as expression of insecurity
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
fashion, in 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
faster than light (FTL), ship, found on moon
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
faster than light (FTL), ships
   "Entrance Exam" E.C. Tubb New Worlds Winter 1951
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "The Lion and the Lamb" Fritz Leiber Astounding Sept. 1950
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
   "The World Beyond" Ray Cummings Amazing Stories July 1942
faster than light, communication
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
faster than light, space warp technology, alien,
   "The Reluctant Ambassadors" Stanley Schmidt Analog Dec. 1968
faster than light, space-warp theory
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
faster than light, speed
   "The Tachypomp" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1874
faster than light, travel
   "Bordered in Black" Larry Niven F&SF April 1966
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "The Great Doomed Ship" J.T. McIntosh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
   "Triplanetary" E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Stories Jan - Apr. 1934
   The Skylark of Space E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Aug-Oct 1928
faster than light, travel, astronavigation
   "Star Light" Isaac Asimov Scientific American Oct. 1962
faster than light, travel, first ship
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
faster than light, travel, to minus-space
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
faster than light, waves
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
fate worse than death. see despair; slavery
Faustian bargain. see devil
fear
   "The Spider" Fritz Leiber Rogue Jan. 1963
fear, overcoming
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
fear of aliens
   "Fear Is A Business" Theodore Sturgeon
fear of deviant, as social control
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "Feedback" Katherine Maclean Astounding 1951
fear of the unknown
   "A Walk in the Dark" Arthur C. Clark 1950
fear of war
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
fears, failure to overcome
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
fears, of a child
   "Danger! Child at Large" C.L. Cottrell Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
The Federated Planets, use of term
   "Don't Fence Me In" Richard Wilson 1956
Federation, Galactic, membership
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "He Looked Back" Carl Jacobi Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Homo Sol" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
The Federation, use of term
   "Death Sentence" Isaac Asimov Astounding Nov. 1943
Federation, use of term
   "Second Game" Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
feelies (full sensory movies)
   Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932
feelies, reference to
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
Feghoot, Ferdinand (character)
   series by Reginald Bretnar
Feghoots. see puns
female android, adaptation to life as
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
female astronaut, death of
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
female computer
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
female robot
   "Helen O'Loy" Lester Del Rey 1938
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
   "The Perfect Woman" Robert Sheckley Amazing Stories Dec. 53-Jan.54
females, treatment of Martian
   "Dumb Martians" John Wyndham Galaxy July 1952
female scientist, as main character
   "Fulfillment" A.E.van Vogt 1951
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
   Asimov's Susan Calvin stories
femininity, of android
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
feudal society
   "The Last Castle" Jack Vance Galaxy Apr. 1966
Fido, use of term
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
fifth dimension
   "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1931
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
film making. see movie making
fireflies, source of energy
   "Sold to Satan" Mark Twain Europe and Elsewhere 1923
first contact
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
   "Earthmen Bearing Gifts" also called "Contact" Fredric Brown Galaxy 1960
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "Initial Contact" Perry A. Chapdelaine Analog May 1969
   "Minister Without Portfolio" Mildred Clingerman F&SF Feb. 1952
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
   "Punch" Frederik Pohl 1963
first contact, aid to aliens
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
   "The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
first contact, aliens contact earth
   "When Half-Gods Go" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1953
first contact, alien test. see also alien(s), test
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
   "Puppet Show" Fredric Brown Playboy Nov. 1962
first contact, attack on alien
   "The Die-Hard" Alfred Bester Starburst May 1958
first contact, establishing trust
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
first contact, from alien point of view
   "In Value Deceived" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1950
first contact, human landing on alien world
   "Youth" Isaac Asimov Space Science Fiction May 1952
first contact, impact to change alien society
   "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson Other Worlds May 1951
first contact, inability to communicate
   "Sparkie's Fall" Gavin Hyde Star Science Fiction #5 1959
first contact, killing the alien
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
first contact, killing the aliens
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
   "The Other Kids" Robert F. Young Fantastic Universe Mar. 1956
   "Rescue Operation" Harry Harrison Analog Dec. 1964
first contact, laughter
   "Special Aptitude" Theodore Sturgeon Other Worlds Mar. 1951
first contact, prevention of locating earth
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
first contact, thought projection
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
first contact, use of dog
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
first contact, who to send
   "Project Lion" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog June 1967
First Nations. see Indians
first space flight
   "A Star Fell" L.J. Beeston Cassell's Magazine Sept 1904
   "The Star-Mouse" Fredric Brown 1942
fishing, on Venus
   "The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth" Roger Zelazny 1965
fishing fable
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
fission. see also atom; atomic energy; nuclear power
fission, use of term
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
flagellate, radiation exposure
   "Spawn of the Ray" Maurice Duclos Amazing Feb. 1938
flight, transatlantic
   "The Balloon-Hoax" Edgar Allan Poe New York Sun April 1844
flivver, use of term
   "Information" Alan Barclay Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
"floater, use of term (personal travel device)
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
flotation sled, use of term
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
flowers from Venus
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
fluoro-siliconic film, use of term
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
flyer, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
flyer cars, electric
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
flying car. see aircar
flying discs
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
flying machine. see aircraft
flying war machines, use of term
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
food, cloned meat
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
food, human-made monsters
   "Spawn of the Ray" Maurice Duclos Amazing Feb. 1938
food, molecular synthesizers
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
food, obsession with
   "The Food Farm" Kit Reed Orbit 2 1967
food, quick frozen
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
food, recording sensation of taste
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
food, shortages
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
food, synthetic
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
   "Total Environment" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Feb. 1968
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
food-delivery tubes, use of term
   "Zero Hour" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1947
food duplicators, use of term
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
food mill, analog, use of term
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
food pills
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
food production, algae
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
food production, and chemicals
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
food production, animal forced growth
   "Short in the Chest" Margaret St. Clair Fantastic Universe 1954
food production, from dead bodies
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
food production, replaces all other creatures
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
food production, whales
   "The Deep Range" Arthur C. Clarke Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 Jan 1955
food replicator
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
food tablets, use of term
   "The Strange Flight of Richard Clayton" Robert Bloch Amazing Stories March 1939
force field
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
force field, antigravity
   "What Goes Up" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Jan. 1956
force field, "field of forces" use of term
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
force field, invention of
   "Gadget vs Trend" Christopher Anvil Analog Oct. 1962
force field, personal protector, unforeseen problem with
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
   "Great Lost Discoveries" (Invulnerability) Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks. published in Gent Feb. 1961
force field, use of term
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Oct. 1941
force field hull, use of term
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
force-screen, use of term
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
force screen, use of term
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
force units, use of term
   "Kaleidoscope" Ray Bradbury 1949
foreign aid, impact of
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
foreknowledge of events, impact of
   "Dominoes" C.M. Kornbluth STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Doll House" David Cross Dangerous Visions 1967
fossil fuels, air pollution
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
   "The Four Day's Night" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1903
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
fossil fuels, end of oil
   "The Coppersmith" Lester Del Rey Unknown Sept. 1939
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
fossils, acronistic
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
fostat, use of term
   "Flashback" Edward Wellan Amazing April 1962
Foundation series (Asimov), reference to
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
fourth dimension. see also multi-dimensional travel
   "And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1941
   "The Appendix and the Spectacles" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
   "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes" Pall Mall Budget Mar.1895
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
   Time Pussy" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction April 1942
fourth dimension, being
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
fourth dimension, into the past
   "The Runaway Skyscraper" Murray Leinster Argosy 22 Feb. 1919
fourth dimension, use of by Martians
   "Catch that Martian" Damon Knight Galaxy Mar. 1952
fourth or fifth dimension
   "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1931
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
France, 19th c. life
   "The Horla" Guy de Maupassant Gil Blas Oct. 1886
Franciacci's space-warp theory
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
Frankenstein's monster
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
Frankenstein's monster, robot as
   "I, Robot" Eando Binder Amazing Jan. 1939
freedom, aliens find it on earth
   "Shape" Robert Sheckley 1953
freedom, won in arena
   "In The Arena" Brian W. Aldiss If July 1963
free-fall. see weightlessness
freeway travel
   "The Freeway" George Clayton Johnson Gammal July 1963
free will
   "Adjustment Team" Philip K. Dick Orbit No. 4 Sept.-Oct. 1954
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
free will, humans inhabited by spirits
   "Be My Guest" Damon Knight Fantastic Universe Sept 1958
frontier life. see also colonies
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
FTL drives, use of term
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
FTL ships. see faster than light (FTL)
fuel, for atomic motor
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
fuel-less motor invention. see also cheap power
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
furniture, walking
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
fusion-ion drive, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
fusion plants, use of term
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
fusion process, use of term
   "Aristotle and the Gun" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Feb. 1956
future, probability of
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
future histories
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
   "Mother Earth" Isaac Asimov Astounding May 1949
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
   Professor Jameson's Interstellar Adventure series by Neil R. Jones
future histories, United States
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "The King of the City" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1961
future shook
   "Slow Tuesday Night" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1965
future war. see war


G
galactic community, rating of planets
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
Galactic confederacy, use of term
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
Galactic Federation, membership
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "Peek! I See You" Poul Anderson Analog Feb. 1968
Galactic law, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
Galactic Patrol (Smith), reference
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
galactic survey crew, finding early man
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
galaxy, expanding, object coming towards earth
   "The Dimple in Draco" Philip Latham Orbit 2 1967
gambling, fantasy and betrayal
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
gambling, humans as tokens
   "Slot Machine" H.B. Michel Worlds of If Aug. 1966
game, chess game with robot
   "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce 1909
game, outlet of aggression
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
games, alien/human interaction
   "The Big Contest" John D. MacDonald Worlds Beyond Dec.1950
   "Second Game" Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
games, and status
   "Second Game" Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
games, children's
   "War Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1959
games, future tournament
   "Knight's Move" Fritz Leiber Broadside magazine Dec. 1965
games, hunting humans
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
games, of chance
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
games, post-nuclear war
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
Ganymede, pioneers on
   "Let Me Live In A House" Chad Oliver Universe March 1954
   "Victory Unintentional" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Aug. 1942
Ganymede, preparation of society for war
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
garbage disposal
   "Disposal" Ron Goulart Venture Feb. 1970
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
garden, paradise
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
gas mask, in smog
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
gateway, planet to planet
   "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak Analog Oct. 1958
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
gender, and inequality
   "Sandra" George P. Elliott F&SF Oct 1957
gender, androgynous children
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
gender, androgynous spacers
   "Aye, and Gomorrah" Samuel R. Delany Dangerous Visions 1967
gender, asexual reproduction
   "Your Haploid Heart" James Tiptree Jr. Analog Sept. 1969
gender, integrated military forces
   "Short in the Chest" Margaret St. Clair Fantastic Universe 1954
gender, misunderstood by aliens
   "Playboy and the Slime God" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1961
gender issues
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
   "Wherever You Are" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1959
gender issues, sex change
   "WHOSAWHATSA" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1967
genebuilding, use of term
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
General Field Theory
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
generational ships
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
generational ships, planning for
   "Columbus Was A Dope" Robert A. Heinlein Startling Stories May 1947
generational ships, test ship
   "Thirteen To Centaurus" J.G. Ballard Amazing April 1962
genetic defect, impact on isolated population
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
genetic engineering, grow replacement parts
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept 1966
genetic engineering, human
   "The Keys to December" Roger Zelazny New Worlds SF Aug. 1966
genetic engineering, use of term
   Dragon's Island Jack Williamson 1951
genetic engineering of robots
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
genetic modification
   "Back to Methuselah" set of five plays by George Bernard Shaw 1921
   "The Blue Giraffe" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1939
   "Bordered in Black" Larry Niven F&SF April 1966
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
   "Sunken Universe" James Blish Super Science Stories May 1942
   "Surface Tension" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1952
genetics, alien evolution
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
genetics, chance mutation effect on intelligence
   "Socrates" John Christopher Galaxy Mar. 1951
genetics, intelligence
   "Bumberboom" Avram Davidson F&SF 1966
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
genetics, modification, true human
   "First Lady" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy June 1953
genetics, predicted mutations
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
genetics, recreation of humans
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
   "Into Thy Hands" Lester Del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1945
genetics, removal of self-destructive personalities
   "Common Denominator John D. MacDonald 1951
genetics, removal of violent behaviour
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
genetics, vs. aquired traits
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
genetic transcription
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept. 1966
genocide, alien animals
   "Sundance" Robert Silverberg 1969
genocide, of aliens
   "Deeper than the Darkness" Harlan Ellison Infinity Science Fiction April 1957
   "The Phantom Truckdriver" Rog Phillips Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
genocide, of elderly
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
genocide, of lower classes
   "A Dusk Of Idols" James Blish Amazing March 1961
geostationary orbit. see communication, satellites
geothermal heat, source by 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
Germany, after WWII
   "Flight into Darkness" J. Francis McComas Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
germ warfare
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
Gestalt psychology, alien weapon
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
gestalts
   "Warm" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1953
gestalts, of human existance
   "The Hole On the Corner" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 2 1967
G-field, use of term
   "The Time Decelerator" A. Macfadyen Jr. 1936
ghost, alien from alternate universe
   "The Mist" Peter Cartur F&SF Sept 1952
ghost, as helper to dying
   "Casey Agonistes" Richard McKenna F&SF Sept. 1958
ghost, as wishful thinking
   "The Presence by the Fire" H.G. Wells Penny Illustrated Paper Aug. 1897
gifts, from aliens
   "Contraption" Clifford D. Simak STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "To Serve Man" Damon Knight Galaxy 1950
glass, access to past light
   "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw Analog Aug.1966
glass, opaqued by dial control
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
glassite, use of term
   "Brigands of the Moon" Ray Cummings 1930
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
gloves, of space suits
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
gluttony, removing fat from body
   "Heavy Heavy" F.A. Javor Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
god, overcome by his creation
   "Evensong" Lester del Rey Dangerous Visions 1967
Goddard's fusion-ion drive, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
godhood
   "The Adventurer" C.M. Kornbluth Space Science Fiction 1953
   "And So Say All Of Us" Bruce McAllister If Sept. 1969
   "Evensong" Lester del Rey Dangerous Visions 1967
   "It's a Good Life" Jerome Bixby Star Science Fiction Stories No.2 1953
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
   "Orphans of the Void" Michael Shaara Galaxy June 1952
   "The Place of the Gods" (By the Waters of Babylon) Stephen Vincent Benét The Saturday Evening Post July 31, 1937
   "Strange Eden" Philip K. Dick Imagination Dec 1954
godhood, alien artifact
   "The Red One" Jack London Cosmopolitan Oct. 1918
godhood, empathy
   "Paingod" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories of Imagination June 1964
godhood, establishing
   "The Realized Man" Norman Spinrad Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
godhood, of a machine
   "Answer" Fredric Brown Angels and Spaceships Sept. 1954
   "Judas" John Brunner Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "The Lord of the Dynamos" Pall Mall Budget Sept 1894
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
godhood, of computer network
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
godhood, of planet builders
   "Encounter With A Hick" Jonathan Brand Dangerous Visions 1967
godhood, space entities
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
godhood, star makers
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
godhood, worshipers
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "Gods Also Die" Darius John Granger Amazing Aug 1957
god(s). see also religion; universe, intelligent design
god(s), aliens as
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
god(s), judgement of a life
   "Answer to Prayer" H.G. Wells New Statesman April 1937
god(s), moral support to alien invaders
   "For I Am A Jealous People" Lester Del Rey Star Short Novels 1954
god(s), of mythology
   "After the Myths Went Home" Robert Silverberg F&SF Nov. 1969
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
   "The Doll House" David Cross Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Face of Helene Bournouw" Harlan Ellison Collage 1960
   "O Ye of Little Faith" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1968
   "When The Last Gods Die" Fritz Leiber F&SF Dec. 1951
god(s), of the sea
   "Dagon" H.P. Lovecraft The Vagrant Nov. 1919
god(s), price paid to
   "Ernest and the Machine God" Harlan Ellison Knight Jan. 1968
   "The Place With No Name" Harlan Ellison F&SF July 1969
   "Rock God" Harlan Ellison Coven 13 1969
god(s), purpose of universe
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
god(s), returns to earth for Judgment Day
   "A Vision of Judgement" H.G. Wells Butterfly Sept. 1899
   "Shall the Dust Praise Thee" Damon Knight Dangerous Visions 1967
god(s), sale of
   "The God Pedlars" Jack Wodhams Analog Feb. 1968
golem(s)
   "The Golem" Avram Davidson F&SF Mar. 1955
   "It Could Be Anything" Keith Laumer Amazing Jan. 1963
   "It" Theodore Sturgeon Unknown Fantasy Fiction Aug. 1940
good and evil, balance of
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
good and evil, problem of
   "The Devil and the Trombone" Martin Gardner 1948
   "Paingod" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories of Imagination June 1964
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
gorillas. see monkeys and apes
government, information on people
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
government, interstellar
   "Brain of the Galaxy" Jack Vance Worlds Beyond Feb. 1951
government, loyality testing
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
government, secret contact with aliens
   "Top Secret" David Grinnell F&SF Fall 1950
governurse, use of term
   "Flashback" Edward Wellan Amazing April 1962
grandmother, saves earth
   "Minister Without Portfolio" Mildred Clingerman F&SF Feb. 1952
gratification of self, the successful man
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
gravitational field, use of term
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
gravitational radiation, use of term
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
gravitational theory
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848
gravitics, use of term
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
graviton pile, use of term
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
gravity. see also antigravity
gravity, and magnetism
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
gravity, artificial
   "Beyond the Planetoids" Edwin K. Sloat Amazing Stories Aug 1932
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
gravity, control of
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers!" Warner Van Lorne Amazing Feb. 1939
gravity, high, on planet
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
gravity, low, allows disabled man to work
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
gravity, low, of asteroid
   "The Asteroid of Gold" Clifford Simak Wonder Stories Nov. 1932
gravity, reversed
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
gravity, theory of
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848
gravity, trip though earth
   "From Pole to Pole" George Griffith The Windsor Magazine Oct. 1904
gravity belts, use of term
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
gravity coil, use of term
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
gravity engine, use of term
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
gravity screen, use of term
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
gravity well, use of term
   "At the Bottom of a Hole" Larry Niven Galaxy Dec. 1966
grav plates, use of term
   "Special Aptitude" Theodore Sturgeon Other Worlds Mar. 1951
greed, finding a machine that provides riches
   "Something For Nothing" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1954
greed, finding an ultimate weapon
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
greed, finding riches
   "The Radiant Enemies" R.F. Starzl Argosy Feb. 10, 1934
greed, lesson learned
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
greed, obtaining artifacts
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
greed, prospectors
   "Emergency Refueling" James Blish Super Science Stories March 1940
greed, sale of hair growth product
   "Hair-Raising Adventure" Rosel George Brown Star Science Fiction #5 1959
Greek, gods, on earth today
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
Greek, oracle, deal with
   "The Doll House" David Cross Dangerous Visions 1967
Greek, science, impact of time traveller
   "Aristotle and the Gun" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Feb. 1956
Greeks, ancient
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
greenhouse effect, concept explained
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
grief, and belief in spirits
   "The Presence by the Fire" H.G. Wells Penny Illustrated Paper Aug. 1897
grief, changing the past
   "Divine Madness" Roger Zelazny 1966
grief, learning to deal with
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
grief, loss
   "This Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF June 1966
groundcar, use of term
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
guaranteed annual income
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
guerrilla warfare tactics
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
guidance tapes, use of term
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
guild, paranormals
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
gum, to relax and feel happy
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
gun, hair-trigger
   "The Automatic Pistol" Fritz Leiber Weird Tales May 1940
guns, atomic powered vibration gun, use of term
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
guns, blaster, use of term
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
guns, blast-rifle, use of term
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
guns, energy weapons, use of term
   "The Seesaw" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction July 1941
guns, movie props
   "Armaments Race" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
guns, stun
   "Unforeseen" Mark Champion Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1946
guns, use in hunting
   "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp Galaxy March 1956
gynephobia (fear of women)
   "Aelurophobe" Fredric Brown Dude 1962
gypsies, home land
   "Land of the Great Horses" R.A.Lafferty
gyrocab, use of term
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
gyroscope compass, use of term
   "The Living Galaxy" Laurence Manning Wonder Stories Sept.1934
 

  H

hair growing product
   "Hair-Raising Adventure" Rosel George Brown Star Science Fiction #5 1959
half dimension, use of term
   "Escape to Fear" Peter Reed Super Science Stories July 1950
half-life, use of term
   "What The Dead Men Say" Philip K. Dick Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
hallucinations
   "The Number You Have Reached" Thomas M. Disch sf Impulse 1967
   "The Yellow Pill" Rog Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1958
hallucinations, mass
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Man Who Never Was" R.A. Lafferty Magazine of Horror Summer 1967
   "Pie In The Sky" William Styron The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966
hand sized computing machine, use of term
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
happiness, conformity
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
happiness, gift of
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
happiness, measurement of
   "The Fence" Clifford D. Simak Space Science Fiction Sept. 1952
happiness drug, impact on society
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
hard science fiction, use of term
   Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967 page 216
hazardous materials transportation
   "Critical Mass" Arthur C. Clarke Lilliput Mar. 1949
healing powers
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
health, germs killed by irradiation
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
heart, mechanical
   "He Had a Big Heart" Frank Quattrocchi F&SF March 1955
   "The Man Who Was" Walter Burch Amazing Stories May 1927
heart monitor, use of device
   "It's Smart To Have An English Address" D.G.Compton sf Impulse 1967
heat gun, use of term
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
heat-guns, use of term
   "The Dragon Masters" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1962
heatojectors, use of term
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
heat-ray tubes, use of term
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
heaven, finding a perfect place
   "Configuration of the North Shore" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 5 1969
heaven, image of
   "Hereafter Inc" Lester Del Rey Unknown Dec 1941
hedonist society
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Prowler in the City" Harlan Ellison Dangerous Visions 1967
heli-cab, use of term
   "5,271,009" (also called The Starcomber) Alfred Bester F&SF May 1954
heliojet, use of term
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
helium, based-life
   "The Coldest Place" Larry Niven Galaxy 1964
helium, superfluid
   "The Coldest Place" Larry Niven Galaxy 1964
heptapus, use of term
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
heroism
   "The Burning of the Brain" Cordwainer Smith If Oct 1958
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
   "Icarus Montgolfier Wright" Ray Bradbury F&SF May 1956
   "Man of the Stars" Sam Moskowitz Planet Stories Winter 1941
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
   "The Reluctant Heroes" Frank M. Robinson Galaxy Jan. 1951
heroism, leader of rebels
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
heros, expectations of
   "The Poets of Millgrove, Iowa" John T. Sladek New Worlds Sept 1966
heros, need for
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
high-altitude acclimatization
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
high-capacity accumulator, use of term
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
high gravity planet
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
high-speed sidewalk
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
highway system, moving roadway
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
Hindism, reincarnation
   "The Vitanuls" John Brunner F&SF July 1967
historians, use of time travel
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
historians, use of tomb tapes
   "The Time-Tombs" J.G. Ballard If March 1963
history, cycles in
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
history, lessons of
   "The Only Thing We Learn" C.M. Kornbluth Startling Stories July 1949
history, misunderstanding of
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
history, pivotal action moment
   "The Clock That Went Backward" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Sept. 1881
history, prediction of misrecording of
   "Mellonta Tauta" [Things of the Future] Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book Feb. 1849
history, rewriting of
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
history machine, use of term
   "The Chronoclasm" John Wyndham Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
hitch-hiker story
   "Hard Guy" H.B. Carlton Amazing Stories Nov. 1942
Hitler, killing
   "Demotion" Robert Donald Locke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
hobbies
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
Hoka series
   "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson Other Worlds May 1951
hollow worlds
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
   "The Custodians" James H. Schmitz Analog Dec. 1968
holocamera, use of term
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
holograms, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
holographic projections
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
holographic projections, use of term
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
holographic TV transmission, use of term
   "Knight's Move" Fritz Leiber Broadside magazine Dec. 1965
holovision. see television, three dimensional
home, earth
   "Requiem" Edmond Hamilton Amazing Apr. 1962
   "Something Green" Fredric Brown Space On My Hands 1951
home, ideal
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
home, land, search for
   "Land of the Great Horses" R.A.Lafferty
homecopier, use of term
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
home entertainment, robot theatre
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
homeostatic newspaper, use of term
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
homo sapiens, early
   "Brave New Word" J. Francis McComas (aka Webb Marlowe) Mag of F&SF 1954
   "The Day Is Done" Lester Del Rey Analog 1939
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
   "The Grisly Folk" H.G. Wells Storyteller Magazine Apr. 1921
   "The Link" Cleve Cartmill Astounding Aug. 1942
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
homo sapiens, early, encounter with galactic survey crew
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
homosexuality, lesbians
   "Nightmare in Green" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
homosexuality, violation of taboos
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
Homo Superior, use of term
    novel Odd John Olaf Stapledon Galaxy Publishing Corp. 1936
hormone experiments, on humans
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
horse, kindness of old
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
horse, robot
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
hospitalization, facing death
   "Casey Agonistes" Richard McKenna F&SF Sept. 1958
hotel, on Titan
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
house, alien
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
house, automated
   "There Will Come Soft Rains" Ray Bradbury The Martian Chronicles 1950
house, of the future
   "The Veldt" Ray Bradbury The Saturday Evening Post Sept. 1950
hovercraft
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
Hubbard, L. Ron
   reference to in "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
hubris, of humans
   "Delusion for a Dragon Slayer" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1966
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
   "The Man from When" Dannie Plachta If 1966
hugiplast spoon, use of term
   "Manna" Peter Phillips Astounding Feb. 1949
hull construction, force field
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
human, adaptation to new environments. see adaptation
human, cloned copies
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
human, enslavement
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
   "The Invaders" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1935
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
human, enslavement, treated as butterflies
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
human, evolution
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue 1966
   "Forgetfulness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1937
   "The Simian Problem" Hollis Alpert F&SF July 1960
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
human, evolution, as degeneration
   "Devoluton" Edmond Hamilton" Amazing Dec. 1936
human, expectations, how aliens should arrive
   "When Half-Gods Go" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1953
human, expectations of aliens
   "Apostle To Alpha" Betty T. Balke The Episcopalian Jan. 1966
human, extinction
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
   "For A Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny New Worlds March 1966
   "Idealist" Lester Del Rey STAR Science Fiction (Pohl) 1953
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "Shall the Dust Praise Thee" Damon Knight Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
human, extinction, avoiding
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
human, fantasies
   "Delusion for a Dragon Slayer" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1966
human, genetic modification. see genetic modification
human, help to aliens
   "Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers!" Warner Van Lorne Amazing Feb. 1939
human, machine tries to become
   "For A Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny New Worlds March 1966
human, potential
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
   "This Star Shall Be Free" Murray Leinster Super Science Stories Nov. 1949
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
human, psychology
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   "The Yellow Pill" Rog Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1958
human, subspecies
   "The Last Castle" Jack Vance Galaxy Apr. 1966
human, treatment of sub-humans
   "Pithecanthropus Rejectus" Manly W. Wellman 1938
human, weaknesses, use of
   "Aim For The Heel" John T. Phillifent Analog July 1967
humanity, ancestors of
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
humanity, loss of ability to communicate
   "Babel II" Damon Knight Galaxy 1953
humanity, place in universe. see also Federation, Galactic, membership
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
humanity, rebirth. see also Adam and Eve stories
   "The Beach Where Time Began" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Aug 1956
human nature, adaptability
   "Pyramid" Robert Abernathy Astounding Science Fiction July 1954
human nature, aggression
   "Berom" John Berryman 1950
   "Delusion for a Dragon Slayer" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1966
   "The King of the Beasts" Philip Jose Farmer Galaxy June 1964
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
   "What Have I Done?" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction 1952
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
human nature, defining characteristics
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   "The Greater Thing" Tom Godwin Astounding Science Fiction Feb 1954
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
   "Nothing in the Rules" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown July 1939
   "Out of the Sub-Universe" R.F. Starzl Amazing Stories Quarterly Summer 1928
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
   "Your Haploid Heart" James Tiptree Jr. Analog Sept. 1969
human nature, need for new excitment
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
human nature, prejudices
   "From These Ashes.." also called "Entity Trap" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories Aug. 1950
human nature, self-destructive
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "Ernest and the Machine God" Harlan Ellison Knight Jan. 1968
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
human nature, self-importance
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
human nature, temperment
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
human predicament, metaphor
   "By the Falls" Harry Harrison If Jan. 1970
human rights protection
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
humans, as food source
   "To Serve Man" Damon Knight Galaxy 1950
humans, far distant future, jaded
   "After the Myths Went Home" Robert Silverberg F&SF Nov. 1969
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Roller Coaster" Alfred Bester Fantastic May-June 1953
   "Stay Out Of Our Time" Willard Marsh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "Vintage Season" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1946
human trafficking
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
humility, human understanding
   "The Unknown" William F. Temple Amazing March 1961
humour. see also puns
humour, as gift of aliens
   "Jokester" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Dec. 1956
humour, as racism
   "The Day After the Martians Came" Frederik Pohl Dangerous Visions 1967
humour, black
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
humour, fairy tale turnabout
   "The Monster and the Maiden" Roger Zelazny Galaxy Dec. 1964
humour, figures of speech
   "The Eyes Have It" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 1 1953
humour, practical jokes of alien
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
hunting
   "The Hypnoglyph" John Anthony F&SF July 1953
hunting, aliens
   "Killjoy" F.A. Javor Amazing Dec. 1963
hunting, aliens, from alien point of view
   "The Hunters" Walt Sheldon Startling Stories Mar. 1952
hunting, dinosaurs
   "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp Galaxy March 1956
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
   "Poor Little Warrior" Brian W. Aldiss 1958
hunting, humans
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
hunting, run away androids
   "The Dancing Girls of Ganymede" Leigh Brackett Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
hunting, technology and
   "Hunting Machine" Carol Emshwiller Science Fiction Stories May 1957
hunting, trophy
   "Hemingway in Space" Kingsley Amis Punch 1960
huxley, use of term
   "Short In The Chest" Idris Seabright (aka Margaret St. Clair) Fantastic Universe July 1954
huxley happiness, brain stimulation
   "The Holy Grail" Tom Purdom Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
hydroelectric project, catastrophy
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
hyper-atomic motor, use of term
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
hyperatomic motor, use of term
   "Little Lost Robot" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1947
hyperdrive. see also faster than light
hypermass, use of term
   "Masque of the Red Shift" Fred Saberhagen If Nov. 1965
hypermechanics, use of term
   "Profession" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1957
hyperphone, use of term
   "At the Core" Larry Niven If Nov. 1966
hyperspace. see also faster than light
hyper-space (47 bands of), use of term
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
hyperspace, use of term
   "Homo Sol" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "Islands of Space John W. Campbell in Amazing Stories Quarterly 1931
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
hyperspace drive, use of term
   "Mother of Invention" Tom Godwin Astounding Science Fiction 1953
hyper-spatial tubes, use of term
   The Skylark of Space E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Aug-Oct 1928
hypertemporial field, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
hypnocourse, use of term
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
hypnolearner, use of term
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
hypnotic educator, use of term
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
hypnotic suggestion experiments
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
hypno-trained, use of term
   "The Realized Man" Norman Spinrad Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
hypospray, use of term
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950

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ice age
   "The Coming of the Ice" G. Peyton Wertenbaker Amazing June 1926
   "Coranda" Keith Roberts New Worlds SF 1967
   "The Forgotten Enemy" Arthur C. Clarke Dec. 1948 then New Worlds Aug. 1949
ice age, finding of frozen alien
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
ice age, return to the surface
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
iceberg, artificial
   "Cold War" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
Iceland, time travel to ancient
   "The Man Who Came Early" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1956
identification, via eye vein patterns
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
identity
   "The End of Summer" Algis Bydrys Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1954
   "The Handler" Damon Knight Rogue Aug. 1960
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
   "Sisohpromatem" Kit Reed New Worlds Jan. 1967
   "Sweet Dreams Melissa" Stephen Goldin 1968
identity, appearance and social rank
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
identity, falsified
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
identity, formation
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
identity, shared consciousness
   "Let's Be Frank" Brian W. Aldiss Science Fantasy June 1957
idiot savant
   "Ernest and the Machine God" Harlan Ellison Knight Jan. 1968
illusion. see also reality, control of
illusion-pane, use of term
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
immortality. see also longevity, of humans
   "The Coming of the Ice" G. Peyton Wertenbaker Amazing June 1926
   "The Gnarly Man" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown June 1939
   "The Man Who Awoke" Laurence Manning series in Wonder Stories 1933
   "The Mortal Immortal" Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1834
   "The Rat" S. Fowler Wright Weird Tales March 1929
   "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1948
   "The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham" H.G. Wells Idler May 1896
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
   Professor Jameson's Interstellar Adventure series by Neil R. Jones
immortality, artificial organs
   "Fortitude" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1965
immortality, corporeal,
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
immortality, corporeal, search for
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
immortality, deal with the devil
   "The Hell-Bound Train" Robert Bloch F&SF Sept. 1958
immortality, earned
   "Eternity Lost" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1949
immortality, effort to obtain
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
immortality, energy beings
   "Eyes Do More Than See" Isaac Asimov
immortality, eternal life
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
immortality, far distant future
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
immortality, limitations of
   "The End of Summer" Algis Bydrys Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1954
immortality, quality of life
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "The Eternal Man" D.D. Sharp Science Wonder Stories Aug. 1929
   "Great Lost Discoveries" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks. 1961
immortality, regeneration of tissue
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
immortality, though time travel
   "Hall of Mirrors" Frederic Brown Galaxy Dec. 1953
immunity to poisons
   "Rappaccini's Daughter" Nathaniel Hawthorne 1844
implants, to transmit emotions
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
imprisonment, allegory
   "The Recognition" J.G. Ballard Dangerous Visions 1967
incest
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
income, guaranteed
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
indexing, information retrieval systems
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
India, class
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
Indians, conquest analogy
   "The Conquest by the Moon" Washington Irving from A History of New York 1809 F&SF April 1955
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
Indians, in post nuclear war US
   "Eastward Ho!" William Tenn F&SF Oct. 1958
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
Indians, spiritual relationship to land
   "Narrow Valley" R.A. Lafferty F&SF Sept.1966
Indians, witness to arrival of a skyscraper
   "The Runaway Skyscraper" Murray Leinster Argosy 22 Feb. 1919
individuality, end to
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
induced coma, to cause healing
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
induction-beams, use of term
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
industrialist, attempted takeover of US
   "Three Portraits and a Prayer" Frederik Pohl Galaxy 1962
industrialization. see mechanization
industrialization, dehumanizing impact
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
industrial revolution, impact on elves
   "The Coppersmith" Lester Del Rey Unknown Sept. 1939
industrial secrets, humourous consequences
   "A Flask of Fine Arcturan" C.C. MacApp Galaxy Feb. 1965
inequality
   "Compound B" David Harold Fink 9 Great Tales of Space and Time 1954
inequality and gender
   "Sandra" George P. Elliott F&SF Oct 1957
infant, needs of
   "Oddy and Id" Alfred Bester Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1950
infection from alien life
   "Death from the Stars" A. Rowley Hilliard 1931
infection from doing autopsy
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
infinite universes theory
   "The Other Tiger" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe June-July 1953
influenza epidemic, germ warfare
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
information, control of history
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
information, overload to humans
   "Cerebrum" Albert Teichner Amazing Jan. 1963
   "The Room" Ray Russell Playboy Feb. 1961
information retrieval systems, loss of knowledge
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
information system, use by acam artist
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
innovation, source of ideas
   "To Plant A Seed" Neil Barrett Jr. Amazing Dec. 1963
innovation and bureaucracy
   "Adrift on the Policy Level" Dr.Chandler Davis Star Science Fiction Stories 1959
insanity. see mental illness
insect, transformation to
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
insect, transformed to human
   "Sisohpromatem" Kit Reed New Worlds Jan. 1967
insect-like aliens
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
insects. see also specific species
   "The Council of Drones" W.K. Sonnemann Amazing Stories Oct. 1936
   "The Empire of the Ants" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1905
   "Flies" Isaac Asimov 1953
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
insects, evolution after atomic war
   "The Figure" Edward Grendon Astounding Science Fiction July 1947
insects, extinction of bees
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
insects, fireflies
   "Sold to Satan" Mark Twain Europe and Elsewhere 1923
insects, from bees point of view
   "The Council of Drones" W.K. Sonnemann Amazing Stories Oct. 1936
insects, giant
   "The Great White Moth" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1904
insects, giant caterpillars, for transport
   "Caterpillar Express" Robert E. Margroff Worlds of If March 1968
insects, humans treated as butterflies
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
insects, imitators
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Mimic" Donald A. Wollheim 1942
insects, inherit the earth
   "The Awakening" Arthur C. Clarke Future Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1952
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
insects, in role reversal with humans
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
insects, intelligent
   "The Empire of the Ants" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1905
   "The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
insects, Venusians
   "The Miracle of the Lily" Clare Winger Harris Amazing Stories April 1927
insecurity, psychological
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
instantaneous transport, use of term
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
instantaneous transportation, use of term
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
instinct, alien creature vs. humans
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
intellegence, and membership in galactic community
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
intelligence, chance mutation effect on dog
   "Socrates" John Christopher Galaxy Mar. 1951
intelligence, changes to
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
intelligence, communication to convey
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
intelligence, decline of human
   "Bumberboom" Avram Davidson F&SF 1966
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
   "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. F&SF Oct. 1961
   "The Invaders" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1935
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
intelligence, drug, side effects
   "The Exalted" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1940
intelligence, enhancement. see also by animal species
   "Compound B" David Harold Fink 9 Great Tales of Space and Time 1954
   "The Planners" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 3 1968
   "Teething Ring" James Causey Galaxy Jan. 1953
intelligence, experiment
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
   "The Proxy Intelligence" A.E. van Vogt If Oct.1968
intelligence, experiment for super-child
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
intelligence, identification by aliens
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
intelligence, identification in alien animals
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
intelligence, of mouse enhanced by aliens
   "The Star Mouse" Fredric Brown Planet Stories Spring 1942
intelligence, purchase of smart child
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
intelligence, super
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "A Gentle Dying" Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth Galaxy 1961
intelligence, testing
   "Entrance Exam" E.C. Tubb New Worlds Winter 1951
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
intelligence, testing, by state
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
intelligence, without morality
   "The Exalted" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1940
inter-dimensional travel. see fourth dimension; multi-dimensional travel
international cooperation, in space rescue
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
internet, linking of computers
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
interphon, use of term
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
interphone, use of term
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
   "Moon Prospector" William B. Ellern Analog Apr. 1966
interplanetary. see also interstellar
interplanetary, diplomacy
   "Trick or Treaty" Keith Laumer If Aug 1963
interplanetary law
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "Long Day in Court" Jonathan Brand If Nov. 1963
interplanetary trade
   "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak Analog Oct. 1958
   "Forest in the Sky" Keith Laumer If Feb. 1967
intersellar trade agreements
   "Compound Interest" Christopher Anvil Analog July 1967
interstellar. see also interplanetary
interstellar, police
   "The Man From P.I.G." Harry Harrison Analog July 1967
interstellar trade, facilitating
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
interstellar trade with Hopi Indians
   "Peek! I See You" Poul Anderson Analog Feb. 1968
interstellar travel. see also faster than light
   "At the Core" Larry Niven If Nov. 1966
   "The Burning of the Brain" Cordwainer Smith If Oct 1958
   "Forgetfulness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1937
   "Interstellar Way-Station" Wilson Bob Tucker 1941
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
   "Rescue Party" Arthur C. Clarke Astounding Science Fiction May 1946
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
   "Youth" Isaac Asimov Space Science Fiction May 1952
interstellar travel, cold sleep
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
   "The Fiend" Frederik Pohl Playboy April 1964
interstellar travel, computer control of jumps
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
interstellar travel, debated
   "Columbus Was A Dope" Robert A. Heinlein Startling Stories May 1947
interstellar travel, first attempt
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
interstellar travel, medical service
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
interstellar travel, private enterprise
   "Father of the Stars" Frederik Pohl If Nov. 1964
interstellar travel, suspended animation
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
interstellar travel, the face of god
   "The Countenance" P.F. Woods (Bartington J. Bayley) New Worlds Jan. 1964
interstellar travel, time dilatation
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
interstellar travel, transport system
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
interstellar travel, use of convicts
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
interstellar war
   "The Waiting Game" Randall Garrett Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1951
interstellar war, aftermath
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
interstellar war, ancient
   "Dormant" A. E. van Vogt Startling Stories 1948
interstellar war, earth caught between two warring aliens
   "The Liberation of Earth" William Tenn Future Science Fiction May 1953
interstellar war, finding allies
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
interstellar war, first contact of two sides
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
interstellar war, recruitment method
   "The Plague Bearers" Harlan Ellison Amazing Aug 1957
invasion by telepatic aliens
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
invention, decision not to reveal
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
invention, ethics of
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
inventions, attempt to suppress cheap power
   "The Battery of Hate" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories Nov. 1933
inventions, by created life forms
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
inventions, impact
   "The Altar at Midnight" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Nov. 1952
inventions, lost
   "Mute Milton" Harry Harrison Amazing Stories Feb. 1966
   "The Flying Fool" David H. Keller Amazing July 1929
inventions, military applications
   "Committee of the Whole" Frank Herbert 1965
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
   "The Ingenious Patriot" Ambrose Bierce 1891
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
inventions, sharing of
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon 1969
   "Committee of the Whole" Frank Herbert 1965
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
inventions, theft of
   "The Master of the Octopus" Edward Olin Weeks Pearson's Magazine Sept. 1899
inventions, unforeseen effects
   "The Chromium Helmet" Theodore Sturgeon 1946
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
   "The Wall" Howard W. Graham Astounding Stories May 1934
inventions, unforseen applications
   "Gadget vs Trend" Christopher Anvil Analog Oct. 1962
inventors, failed
   "The Flying Fool" David H. Keller Amazing July 1929
inventors, idiosyncratic. see also scientists
   "Gallegher Plus" Henry Kuttner Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1943
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
   "The Tachypomp" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1874
   Gallegher series of stories by Lewis Padgett (Kuttner and Moore)
invisibility
   "The Crystal Man" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1881
   "The Damned Thing" Ambrose G. Bierce Tales from New York Town Topics Dec. 1893
   "See Me Not" Richard Wilson sf Impulse Feb. 1967
   "The Shadow and the Flash" Jack London The Windsor Magazine Aug. 1906
invisibility, not helpful in the dark
   "Great Lost Discoveries" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks. published in Gent Feb. 1961
invulnerability, personal force field
   "Great Lost Discoveries" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks. published in Gent Feb. 1961
Io, setting
   "The Mad Moon" Stanley G. Weinbaum Astounding Science Fiction 1935
ion-drive, use of term
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "The Coldest Place" Larry Niven Galaxy 1964
ion drive, use of term
   Equalizer" Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1947
ion pencils, use of term
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
IQ. see intelligence
iridium, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
iron, mono-crystalline, use of term
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
irrelevance drive, use of term
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
islands, artifical
   "Aim For The Heel" John T. Phillifent Analog July 1967
isolated groups. see planets, isolated populations; social systems, isolated
isolation
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "The Reluctant Heroes" Frank M. Robinson Galaxy Jan. 1951
   "Warm" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1953
isolation, conditioning to survive
   "Night Mare Brother" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Feb. 1953
isolation, loneliness
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
   "The Number You Have Reached" Thomas M. Disch sf Impulse 1967
isolation, progressive agoraphobia
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
isolation, solo space travel
   "Operation M. I." R. Hamblen Analog May 1969
isotopes, effect of
   "Nerves" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942

J

Jack the Ripper, stories about
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Prowler in the City" Harlan Ellison Dangerous Visions 1967
Japan, mutants in Nagasaki
   "Battle of the Unborn" James Blish Future Combined with Science Fiction Stories May-June 1950
job rotation, on space station
   "Long Day in Court" Jonathan Brand If Nov. 1963
jobs. see work
journalism, predictions of future
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
Jovians, war with Earth
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Oct. 1941
   "Victory Unintentional" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Aug. 1942
Jupiter, aliens need help from humans
   "Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers!" Warner Van Lorne Amazing Feb. 1939
Jupiter, fear of war with
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
Jupiter, first landing
   "The World of the Crystal Cities" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
Jupiter, humans in Jovian form
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
Jupiter, ice bridge
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
Jupiter, made into sun
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
Jupiter, use of remote-controlled artificial life forms
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
Jupiter, war with
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Oct. 1941
   "Victory Unintentional" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Aug. 1942
Jupiter's moons, setting
   "The Mad Moon" Stanley G. Weinbaum Astounding Science Fiction 1935
justice, death penalty
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
justice, death penalty, for traffic accident
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
justice, group operating outside of the law
   "Aim For The Heel" John T. Phillifent Analog July 1967
justice, murder on an isolated colony
   "Shock Treatment" J. Francis McComas 1954


K

Kafkaesque situation
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
karmic theology
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
Kaskaskia Effect, use of term
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
kinetic barrier, use of term
   "The Reluctant Ambassadors" Stanley Schmidt Analog Dec. 1968
knowledge, loss due to nuclear war
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
knowledge, loss due to recurrent catastrophes
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
knowledge, loss due to state religion
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
knowledge, loss of
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
   "Pay for the Printer" Philip K. Dick Satellite Science Fiction Oct. 1956
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
knowledge, loss of, by aliens
   "Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers!" Warner Van Lorne Amazing Feb. 1939
knowledge, loss of, due to aliens
   "That Evening Sun Go Down" Arthur Sellings New Worlds #166 Sept. 1966
knowledge, of future
   "The Choice" W. Hilton-Young Punch March 19, 1952
Korean War analogy
   "The Liberation of Earth" William Tenn Future Science Fiction May 1953
kraken
   "The Last Stand of the Decapods" Frank T. Bullen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901


L

labour, strike
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
Lamarckism
   "Back to Methuselah" set of five plays by George Bernard Shaw 1921
   "The Lost Language" David H. Keller 1934
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
land, ownership of
   "Narrow Valley" R.A. Lafferty F&SF Sept.1966
land, relationship to
   "Narrow Valley" R.A. Lafferty F&SF Sept.1966
land fill, as source of disease
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
language, alien
   "The Shrine of Temptation" Judith Merril Fantastic April 1962
language, changes to
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
language, loss of understanding of slang
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
language, of civilized space
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
language, semantics discussion
   "The Last of the Spode" Evelyn Smith F&SF June 1953
language, "standard earth"
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
language, use of idioms
   "The Eyes Have It" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 1 1953
language, war slogan
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
lantern slides, as projection of reality
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
laser, invention of
   "Committee of the Whole" Frank Herbert 1965
laser bars, use of term
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
laser gun (beams of light) weapon
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
lash tube, use of term
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
last chance
   "The Last Train" Fredric Brown Weird Tales 1950
last-man-on-earth
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
   "Black & White" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Nov. 1962
   "Bright Eyes" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1965
   "The God on the 36th Floor" Herbert D. Kostle Amazing Dec. 1963
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
   "Knock" Fredric Brown Thrilling Wonder Stories 1948
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
   "The Last of the Spode" Evelyn Smith F&SF June 1953
   "The Last Shall Be First" Robert P. Mills F&SF Aug. 1958
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
   "Not With A Bang" Damon Knight F&SF 1950
   "The Number You Have Reached" Thomas M. Disch sf Impulse 1967
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
   "To Avenge Man" Lester del Rey Galaxy Dec. 1964
   "Transfer Point" Anthony Boucher Galaxy Nov. 1950
last-man-on-earth, but for a few
   "Little Old Miss Macbeth" Fritz Leiber F&SF Dec. 1958
   "They Don't Make Life Like They Used To" F&SF Oct. 1963
last-man-on-earth, but for children
   "The Underdweller" William F. Nolan Fantastic Universe Aug 1957
last-man-on-earth, last city on earth
   "Lucifer" Roger Zelazny Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
last-man-on-earth, not to become cyborg
   "The Die-Hard" Alfred Bester Starburst May 1958
lava, eruption
   "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" Grant Allen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
law, interplanetary
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
law, interstellar
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
law, test case of earth law
   "Long Day in Court" Jonathan Brand If Nov. 1963
leadership, burden of
   "A Question of Courage" J.F. Bone Amazing Dec. 1960
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
leadership, creating a symbolic leader
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
   "Novelty Act" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Feb 1964
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
leadership, dependence on robot for
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
leadership, officer training
   "Space Rating" John Berryman Analog Mar. 1967
leadership, qualities of
   "Brain of the Galaxy" Jack Vance Worlds Beyond Feb. 1951
leadership, social engineering
   "The Adventurer" C.M. Kornbluth Space Science Fiction 1953
leadership, social manipulation
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
leadership, use of power
   "Stand-By" Philip K. Dick Amazing Oct. 1963
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
learning. see also education
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
learning, accelerated
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
learning, accelerated with drugs
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
learning, how to learn
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
legacy, doom civilization
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
legacy, individual
   "The Distant Sound of Engines" Algis Budrys F&SF Mar. 1959
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
legal issues, deal with the devil
   "Will You Wait" Alfred Bester F&SF Mar. 1959
legal issues, organ harvesting
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
legal issues, organ transplants
   "The Price" C. Davis Belcher Orbit 5 1969
legal issues, sex change impacts
   "WHOSAWHATSA" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1967
legalized murder, in game
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
legs, atropied
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
leisure society
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "The Psychophonic Nurse" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1928
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
   "Wasted on the Young" John Brunner Galaxy April 1965
leisure society, end of man
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
Lest Darkness Fall, reference
   "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
levitation
   "Belief" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1953
levitation device. see also antigravity device
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
   "The Flying Fool" David H. Keller Amazing July 1929
libraries, information retrieval systems
   "Ms Fnd in a Lbry" Hal Draper F&SF Dec. 1961
library, microfilm, use of term
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
library, tape, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
life, beginnings of
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
   The Seedling Stars James Blish stories collected as novel in 1957
life after death debate
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
life forms, creation of intelligent
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
life forms, first contact
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
life forms, symbiosis
   "Bolden's Pets" F.L. Wallace Galaxy Oct.1955
life forms, without atmosphere
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
life-perpetuating protoplasm, use of term
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
life span, extended. see longevity, of humans
life's purpose
   "Adjustment Team" Philip K. Dick Orbit No. 4 Sept.-Oct. 1954
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "Answer to Prayer" H.G. Wells New Statesman April 1937
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne 1940
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
   "The Planners" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 3 1968
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
   "The Years Draw Nigh" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
   "The Flying Fool" David H. Keller Amazing July 1929
life's purpose, starting over
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
life wave, use of term
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
light, perpetual source
   "The Master of the Octopus" Edward Olin Weeks Pearson's Magazine Sept. 1899
light, speed of
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
light beams, as weapon
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
light sail. see solar sail
light time, use of term
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
light-year, use of term
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
limited nuclear war, aftermath
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "The Highway" Ray Bradbury 1951
linear particle accelerator, alternate universe access
   "The Transfinite Choice" David Masson New Worlds Aug. 1966
linguascene, use of term
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
linguistics. see communication
linguistics, of a cat
   "Space-Time For Springers" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction Stories 1958
linotype machine, sentient
   "Etaoin Shrdlu" Fredric Brown 1942
liquor, hiding a still
   "Moving Spirit" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
literary references. see science fiction writers
literature, dumbed-down for public education
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
living conditions, small apartments
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
lizard-like alien, misunderstood
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
lizard-like creature from Venus
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
locator beam, use of term
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
locked room detective story. see mystery stories, locked room
logic, non-Aristotelian
   "The World Of Null A A.E. van Vogt serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Aug-Oct 1945
logic, use of paradox, asked to computer
   "The Monkey Wrench" Gordon R. Dickson Analog 1951
logics, use of term
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
London, air pollution
   "The Four Day's Night" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1903
London, destroyed by fire
   "London's Danger" Cutcliffe Hyne Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1898
London, destroyed by lava
   "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" Grant Allen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
London, setting
   "The Four White Days" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Jan. 1903
   "The Invisible Force" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine June 1903
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
loneliness
   "A Man Spekith" Richard Wilson Galaxy May 1969
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
longevity, of humans
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
   "And Miles To Go Before I Sleep" William F. Nolan Infinity Aug. 1958
   "Back to Methuselah" set of five plays by George Bernard Shaw 1921
   "Compassion Circuit" John Wyndham Sunday Chronicle 1954
   "Crazy Annaoj" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Feb. 1968
   "Eternity Lost" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1949
   "The Last Day of Summer" E.C. Tubb Science Fantasy Feb. 1955
   "Old Man Mulligan" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1940
   "The Vitanuls" John Brunner F&SF July 1967
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
   "The Years Draw Nigh" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
longevity, of humans increased by alien
   "Stranger Station" Damon Knight F&SF Dec. 1956
longevity, of humans, social consequences
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
longevity, of humans, technology for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
Los Angeles, lifestyle take over of US
   "A Touch of Grapefruit" Richard Matheson Star Science Fiction #5 1959
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
Los Angeles, setting
   "The Underdweller" William F. Nolan Fantastic Universe Aug 1957
loss, dealing with
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
loss of knowledge
   "The Feeling Of Power" Isaac Asimov If Feb. 1958
   "Forgetfulness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1937
lost worlds
   "The Land That Time Forgot" Edgar Rice Burroughs seriealized in Amazing Stories Feb. - April 1927 (first published in 1918)
Los Vegas
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
love, aliens
   "The Man Who Loved The Faioli" Roger Zelazny Galaxy June 1967
   "Special Delivery" Kris Neville Imagination Jan. 1952
love, alien women
   "A Matter of Size" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction April 1934
love, alternate time lines
   "Random Quest" John Wyndham Consider Her Ways and Other Stories 1961
love, androids
   "The Dancing Girls of Ganymede" Leigh Brackett Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
love, and time travel
   "Ship of Darkness" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol. 1 No. 2 1947
love, by computer
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
love, first
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
love, forbidden
   "The Wall" Josephine Saxton Science Fantasy Nov. 1965
love, lost
   "Rappaccini's Daughter" Nathaniel Hawthorne 1844
   "Time Is the Traitor" Alfred Bester F&SF Sept. 1953
love, price of
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
love, protection of loved ones
   "And Miles To Go Before I Sleep" William F. Nolan Infinity Aug. 1958
love, remembered, immortal energy beings
   "Eyes Do More Than See" Isaac Asimov
love, tragic
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
loyality, divided
   "All the King's Men" Barrington J. Bayley New Worlds Mar. 1965
loyality, effort to save life
   "Crazy Annaoj" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Feb. 1968
loyality, testing
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
LSD, in water supply
   "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick Dangerous Visions 1967
Lucky Starr series
   stories by Issac Asimov
Luna City, use of term
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter 1948
lunar. see also moon
lunar gravity
   "Moonwalk" H.B. Fyfe Space Science Fiction Nov. 1952
lunarians, use of term
   "A Visit to the Moon" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
lunar inhabitants, use of term
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
lunar night, use of term
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
lycanthropic gene
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967



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machine, at end of earth
   "When The Last Gods Die" Fritz Leiber F&SF Dec. 1951
machine men, use of term
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
machines. see also mechanization; technology
machines, as extension of human body
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
machines, consciousness
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
machines, continuation of war
   "War With The Robots" Harry Harrison Science Fiction Adventures No. 27 July 1962
machines, control of human behaviour
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
machines, failure of
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "The Monkey Wrench" Gordon R. Dickson Analog 1951
machines, farming
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
machines, from the future
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
machines, haunted
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
machines, inherit the earth
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
machines, intelligent. see also specific type
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "Etaoin Shrdlu" Fredric Brown 1942
   "The Evitable Conflict" Isaac Asimov I, Robot 1950
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
   "Kin" Richard Wilson 1956 originally "Show Your Might"
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
machines, intelligent, point of view
   "I, Rocket" Ray Bradbury" Amazing May 1944
machines, of the furture
   "The Twonky" Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
machines, organic
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
machines, over man
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
machines, protect humans from risk
   "The Happy Breed" John T. Sladek Dangerous Visions 1967
machines, seeking humans
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
machines, self-reproducing
   "Mechanical Mice" Maurice A. Hugi Astounding Stories 1941
   Berserker series by Fred Saberhagen
machines, take over by
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
machines, telepathic
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
machines, time travel
   "The Clock That Went Backward" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Sept. 1881
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
machines, to adjust behaviour
   "The Twonky" Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
machines, to destroy all life
   Berserker series by Fred Saberhagen
machines, to murder and fake the evidence
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
machines, uncontrolled
   "I Made You" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction March 1954
   "Incident In Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "The Last Command" Keith Laumer Analog 1966
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
machines, use as part of evolution
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
machines, used in manufacture
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
machines, worship of
   "The Lord of the Dynamos" Pall Mall Budget Sept 1894
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
mad scientist
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
mad scientist, and time travel
   "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1958
mad scientist, human experiments
   "A Thousand Deaths" Jack London The Black Cat May 1899
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
mad scientist, on Mars
   "The Voice from the Ether" Lloyd Arthur Eshbach Amazing May 1931
magic and children
   "The Magic Shop" H.G. Wells Strange Magazine June 1903
magic and science
   "Belief" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1953
   "The Secret Place" Richard McKenna Orbit 1 1966
magic show
   "Sword Game" H.H. Hollis Galaxy April 1968
magnetic brain tape, use of term
   "How the Old World Died" Harry Harrison Galaxy Oct. 1964
magnetic car, use of term
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
magnetic force, use of term
   "What Goes Up" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Jan. 1956
magnetic locks, use of term
   "Null-O" Philip K. Dick If Dec 1958
magnetic monopoles
   "At the Bottom of a Hole" Larry Niven Galaxy Dec. 1966
magnetic pajamas, use of term
   "Abercrombie Station" Jack Vance Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1952
mail orders
   "An Egg a Month from All Over" Margaret St. Clair F&SF Oct. 1952
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "Correspondence Course" Raymond F. Jones Apr. Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1945
mail system, use to invade
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "Special Delivery" Kris Neville Imagination Jan. 1952
Malthus, reference to
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
man against nature
   "The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth" Roger Zelazny 1965
   "Marooned Off Vesta" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1939
   "Omega, the Man" Lowell Howard Morrow Amazing Jan. 1933
man becomes animal
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
Manhattan project, prediction of
   "Deadline" Cleve Cartmill Astounding Science Fiction March 1944
manners and morals
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
man-plus, experiment to create
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
man vs. machine
   "The 64-Square Madhouse" Fritz Leiber If May 1962
map-making exploration
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
marionettes, remote, use of term
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
marital relationship, the second chance
   "Game for Blondes" John D. MacDonald 1952
market economy
   "The Big Pat Boom" Damon Knight 1963
marketing, promotion of patriotism
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
Mark Three robots, use of term
   "To Avenge Man" Galaxy Dec. 1964
Mark VI computer, use of term
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
marriage
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
   "Gravity" Harvey Jacobs New Worlds in Science Fiction Aug. 1969
   "Hemingway in Space" Kingsley Amis Punch 1960
   "The Perfect Woman" Robert Sheckley Amazing Stories Dec. 53-Jan.54
   "Punishment Without Crime" Ray Bradbury Other Worlds Mar. 1950
marriage, arranged
   "First Lady" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy June 1953
marriage, end of dreams
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
marriage, evaluation of
   "The Deep Down Dragon" Judith Merril Galaxy 1961
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
marriage, inter-racial
   "Black & White" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Nov. 1962
marriage, inter-species
   "Look, You Think You've Got Troubles" Carol Carr Orbit 5 1969
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
marriage, recreational drug use
   "The Secret Songs" Fritz Leiber F&SF Aug. 1962
marriage, state control of
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
marriage, term
   "Frontier of the Unknown" Norman L. Knight Astounding Science Fiction July-Aug. 1937
Mars, adaption of life on
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
Mars, adventure
   "Under the Moons of Mars" Edgar Rice Burroughs All-Story 1912
   John Carter stories Edgar Rice Burroughs
Mars, canals
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
Mars, characteristics of
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
Mars, colonialism
   "Final Exam" Chad Oliver Fantastic Nov-Dec 1952
Mars, colonists, children, made adapted
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
Mars, colonists, psyc evaluation
   "The Deep Down Dragon" Judith Merril Galaxy 1961
Mars, colony
   "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed" Ray Bradbury 1949
   "How the Heroes Die" Larry Niven Galaxy Oct. 1966
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
   "Mars Child" C.M. Kornbluth and Judith Merril serialized in Galaxy May - July 1951
   The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
   "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov.1952
   "So Proudly We Hail" Judith Merril STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
   "Under Two Moons" Frederik Pohl If Sept. 1965
Mars, end of civilization on
   "The Voice from the Ether" Lloyd Arthur Eshbach Amazing May 1931
Mars, first landing
   "Earthmen Bearing Gifts" also called "Contact" Fredric Brown Galaxy 1960
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
   "Floor of Heaven" T.D. Hamm Amazing Jan. 1961
   "Harry Protagonist, Brain-Drainer" Richard Wilson 1964
   "The Man Who Lost the Sea" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Oct. 1959
   "Mars is Heaven" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
   "The Holes Around Mars" Jerome Bixby 1954
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
   "The World of the War God" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
Mars, first rocket to
   "Dark Mission" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction July 1940
Mars, lifeforms
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
   "Explorers We" Philip K. Dick F&SF Jan. 1959
Mars, life forms, dinosaur-like creature
   "Monster On Stage 4" Henry Slesar Amazing Aug 1957
Mars, nuclear tesings kills aliens
   "Hang Head, Vandal" Mark Clifton Amazing Apr. 1962
Mars, polar sea
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
Mars, rail system
   "The Dark Intruder" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Dec. 1962
Mars, station life
   "Hang Head, Vandal" Mark Clifton Amazing Apr. 1962
Mars, tourists
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
Mars, vacation on
   "Two Weeks In August" Frank M. Robinson Galaxy Feb. 1951
Mars, workers on
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
Martian, artifact
   "The Crystal Egg" New Review May 1897
Martian, children on prehistoric earth
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
Martian, colony
   The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
Martian poet, as leader on earth
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
Martians, accidental destruction of
   "Earthmen Bearing Gifts" also called "Contact" Fredric Brown Galaxy 1960
Martians, as butt of jokes
   "The Day After the Martians Came" Frederik Pohl Dangerous Visions 1967
Martians, charity to earth
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
Martians, develop time travel
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
Martians, dying race
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
   "The Dark Intruder" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Dec. 1962
   "Earthmen Bearing Gifts" also called "Contact" Fredric Brown Galaxy 1960
Martians, dying race, killed by men
   "Payment In Full" Ray Bradbury Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
Martians, dying race, save earth from infection
   "Dark Mission" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction July 1940
Martians, explotation of
   "Final Exam" Chad Oliver Fantastic Nov-Dec 1952
Martians, extinction of
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
Martians, hexapod
   "Expedition" Anthony Boucher 1943
Martians, humourous invasion
   "Martians, Go Home" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1954
Martians, impact of earth broadcasts on
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
Martians, impact on missionaries
   "The Fire Balloons" Ray Bradbury The Silver Locusts 1951
Martians, interference in earth's development
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
Martians, invasion of
   "Expedition" Anthony Boucher Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1943
   "Invasion From Mars" Howard Koch 1940 radio-script of The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
Martians, invasion of prehistoric earth
   "One Prehistoric Night" Philip Barshofsky Wonder Stories Nov. 1934
Martians, kill astronauts linked to people on earth
   "Harry Protagonist, Brain-Drainer" Richard Wilson 1964
Martians, lost race
   "Shoot The Works" Robert Moore Williams Amazing Aug 1957
Martians, merchants
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
Martians, study earth culture
   "Catch that Martian" Damon Knight Galaxy Mar. 1952
Martians, telepathic control of humans
   "A Present from Joe" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1949
Martians, telepathic projection
   "Mars is Heaven" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories 1948
Martians, utopian culture
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
masks, prosthetics
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
masks, use of in culture
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
masks, use of in fashion
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
mass culture, nihilism
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
mass-energy equivalence equation, use of term
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
mass-transference through space, use of term
   "The Dying Night" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF July 1956
mastercredit charge plate, use of term
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick F&SF Oct. 1969
materialized energy, use of term
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
Matilda the Machine, use of term
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
matriarchy, social system
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
matrix, use of term
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
matter conversion
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
matter replicator
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
matter transfer
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
matter transfer, accident
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
matter transfer, by aliens
   "The Deep" Isaac Asimov 1952
matter transfer, impact on society
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
matter transfer, through rock
   "Rock Driver" Harry Harrison 1951
matter transmission, as miracle
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
matter transmission, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
   "Special Delivery" George O. Smith Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1945
matter transmitter. see also teleportation
   "Radio Mates" Benjamin Witwer Amazing Stories July 1927
matter transmitter, use of term
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
Mayan culture, visit by aliens
   "Within the Pyramid" R. DeWitt Miller Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1937
maze experiment
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
McCarthyism
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "Feedback" Katherine Maclean Astounding 1951
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
meaning of life. see purpose of life
means of production, control of
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
measurement, and shrinking solar system
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
measurement in metric, use of
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
mechanical, servo-operated hands
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
mechanical monster (android)
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
mechanical oxygenator, use of term
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
mechanical psychologist, use of term
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
mechanicians, use of term
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
mechanization
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
   "The Macauley Circuit" Robert Silverberg Fantastic Universe Aug. 1956
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "The Mechanical Answer" John D. MacDonald Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
mechanization, impact on economy
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
mechanization, loss of jobs due to
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
mechanization, of creativity
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
mechanization, of manufacture
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
mechanization, robotic doctors
   "Wanted in Surgery" Harlan Ellison If Aug. 1957
mechanization, use of specialized robots
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
mechanization of war
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
mecho-clothing, use of term
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
mechs, use of term
   "Helen O'Loy" Lester Del Rey 1938
media, broadcasts of the end of the earth
   "Requiem" Edmond Hamilton Amazing Apr. 1962
media, earth broadcasts impact on Martian culture
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
media, marketing to children
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
medical discoveries, unforeseen effects of
   "Half-Past Eternity" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories July1950
medical ethics
   "A Dusk Of Idols" James Blish Amazing March 1961
   "A Matter of Ethics" J.R. Shango F&SF Nov. 1954
   "The Appendix and the Spectacles" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
   "Bite" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog July 1967
   "Compound B" David Harold Fink 9 Great Tales of Space and Time 1954
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "The Man Inside" Bruce McAllister 1969
   "The Pain Peddlers" Robert Silverberg Galaxy 1963
   "The Price" C. Davis Belcher Orbit 5 1969
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
medical ethics, testing of mechanical heart
   "He Had a Big Heart" Frank Quattrocchi F&SF March 1955
medical instruments
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
medical operation
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
   "Compassion Circuit" John Wyndham Sunday Chronicle 1954
   "The Man With English" H.L. Gold STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
medical operation, out-of-body experience
   "Under the Knife" H.G. Wells New Review Jan. 1896
medical research
   "The Unknown" William F. Temple Amazing March 1961
medical research, lost
   "Advanced Chemistry" Jack G. Huekels Science and Invention Aug. 1923
medical service, interstellar
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
medical technology, consequences
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
medical technology, for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
medical technology, loss of
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
medical technology, tissue regeneration
   "Dark Companion" Robert Silverberg Amazing Jan. 1961
medicine, alien animal
   "Bolden's Pets" F.L. Wallace Galaxy Oct.1955
   "Country Doctor" William Morrison STAR Science Fiction 1953
medicine, alien help
   "Bedside Manner" William Morrison Galaxy May 1954
medicine, alternative
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
medicine, cure for snoring
   "Sleeping Beauty" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
medicine, disease in aliens
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
medicine, drug-induced amplified self-awareness
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
medicine, epidemics
   "Mate in Two Moves" Winston K. Marks 1954
medicine, germ warfare
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
medicine, incurable cancer
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
medicine, limits of
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
medicine, mesmerism
   "Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" Edgar Allan Poe The American Review Dec 1845
medicine, microscopic aliens
   "Emergency Operation" Arthur Porges Fantasy and Science Fiction May 1956
Medicorps, use of term
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
meditation, as ultimate purpose of life
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
memories, and brain tissue regeneration
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
memories, and therapy
   "Sundance" Robert Silverberg 1969
memories, enforming reality
   "The Street That Wasn't There" Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi Comet Stories July 1941
memories, erased
   "It's a Young World" Fredrick Pohl Astonishing Stories Apr. 1941
   "Novelty Act" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Feb 1964
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
   "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick F&SF April 1966
memories, false
   "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick F&SF April 1966
memories, in dying moments
   "The Man Who Lost the Sea" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Oct. 1959
memories, inherited
   "The Lost Language" David H. Keller 1934
memories, recording of
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
memories, recovery of
   "Mind Alone" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy Aug. 1953
memories, use, to create false reality
   "The Eternal Wall" Raymond Z. Gallun Amazing Stories Nov. 1942
memory, limitations of
   "The End of Summer" Algis Bydrys Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1954
memory, total recall
   "The Bitterest Pill" Frederik Pohl Galaxy April 1959
memory bank, use of term
   "Lex" W.T. Hagget Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
memory plastic, use of term
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
'Mensch Effect'
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
mental control
   "The Hypnoglyph" John Anthony F&SF July 1953
mental energy, use of term
   "Devoluton" Edmond Hamilton" Amazing Dec. 1936
mental hospital
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
   "The Strange Case of John Kingman" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
mental illness
   "The Crackpots" Harlan Ellison If June 1956
   "The Man Inside" Bruce McAllister 1969
mental powers
   "Triplanetary" E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Stories Jan - Apr. 1934
mental powers, emotions
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
mental powers, to compel a person to keep their word
   "Compound Interest" Christopher Anvil Analog July 1967
mental retardation
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
mental sciences. see ESP; mind control; psionics; psycho-kinesis; telepathy; teleportation
mentigraph, use of term
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
mercenaries, hired to take over planets
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
merchants
   "The Ingenious Patriot" Ambrose Bierce 1891
merchants, alien
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
Mercury, exploration
   "Hot Planet" Hal Clement Galaxy Aug. 1963
Mercury, life form
   "The Coldest Place" Larry Niven Galaxy 1964
Mercury, mining operation
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
Mercury, temperate strip idea
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
mermaid
   "Nothing in the Rules" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown July 1939
mermaid/merman
   "A Touch of Strange" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Jan. 1958
   "Fish Story" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
merman
   "The Merman" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1938
Mesklin, planet
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
mesmerism, use of
   "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book April 1844
   "Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" Edgar Allan Poe The American Review Dec 1845
   "The Great Keinplatz Experiment" Arthur Conan Doyle Belgravia July 1885
   "Mesmeric Revelation" Edgar Allan Poe Columbian Lady's and Gentlemen's Magazine Aug. 1844
messiah-complex
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1966
metabolic accelerator, use of term
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
metals, decay on planet
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "You'll Never Go Home Again" Clifford Simak Fantastic Adventures July 1951
metal salvage, in space
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
metamorphosis
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
metaphysics, mind enforms reality
   "The Street That Wasn't There" Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi Comet Stories July 1941
meteor, life form in
   "Death from the Stars" A. Rowley Hilliard 1931
meteor, life in
   "Death from the Stars" A. Rowley Hilliard 1931
meteorites, crash on earth
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
meteors, tracking of
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
methane, liquid
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
metric measurement, use of
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
metric measurement, use of in story
   "The Life Hater" Fred Saberhagen Galaxy 1964
mice, intelligence, experiment
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
mice, intelligence of
   "The Lysenko Maze" Donald A. Wollheim F&SF July 1954
mice, mutant, from their point of view
   "Chain of Command" Steven A. Rynas Galaxy May 1954
   "The Conspirators" James White New World Science Fiction June 1954
mice, robots
   The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
   "Mechanical Mice" Maurice A. Hugi Astounding Stories 1941
mice, test space flight
   "The Star Mouse" Fredric Brown Planet Stories Spring 1942
microbes, invasion by
   "Impulse" Eric Frank Russell 1938
microbes, use of term
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
microbiology
   "Emergency Operation" Arthur Porges Fantasy and Science Fiction May 1956
microcam, use of term
   "The Senator And The Robot" Ivar Jorgensen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
micro-computer, use of term
   "The Dying Night" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF July 1956
microfilm
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
microfilm, use of term
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
microfilm library, use of term
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
micro-printed books, use of term
   "Stranger Station" Damon Knight F&SF Dec. 1956
microrob, use of term
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
microscope, impact in darkest Africa
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
microtome knife, use of term
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
micro translator, use of term
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
military, academy
   "Galactic Patrol" E.E. Smith serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Sept 1937 to Feb. 1938
   "Minor Ingredient" Eric Frank Russell Analog 1956
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
military, bureaucracy
   "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction May 1955
military, defence line in space
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
military, discipline
   "Deeper than the Darkness" Harlan Ellison Infinity Science Fiction April 1957
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
military, of corporations
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
military, recruitment
   "The Plague Bearers" Harlan Ellison Amazing Aug 1957
military, soldiers
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
   "Historical Note" Murray Leinster Astounding 1951
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
military, takeover of US
   "The King of the City" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1961
military, use of computer
   "The Pacifist" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe Oct. 1956
military agenda, use of mass culture
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
military agenda, use of rockets
   "EV" Raymond Z. Gallun and Jerome Bixby Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
military society, corruption of
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
mind control
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   "The Command" L. Sprague de Camp Oct. Astounding Science Fiction 1938
   "The Guided Man" L. Sprague de Camp Startling Stories Oct. 1952
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Time Check For Control" Robert Sheckley Climax March 1953
   "War of Nerves" A.E. van Vogt Other Worlds Science Stories May 1950
mind control, by aliens
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "War of Nerves" A.E. van Vogt Other Worlds Science Stories May 1950
mind control, by spirits
   "Be My Guest" Damon Knight Fantastic Universe Sept 1958
mind control, mass telepathy
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
mind control, nature of reality
   "It Didn't Happen" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
mind control, of animals
   "Big Game Hunt" Arthur C. Clarke Tales from the White Hart 1956
mind control, of dog
   "Tiny and the Monster" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction May 1947
mind control, remote-controlled artificial life forms
   "Call Me Joe" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1957
mindlink, first landing on Mars
   "Harry Protagonist, Brain-Drainer" Richard Wilson 1964
mind link, to memory bank
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
mind probes, by aliens
   "Random Sample" T.P. Caravan F&SF Apr. 1953
mind readers, lost tribe of
   "To Whom This May Come" Edward Bellamy Harper's Magazine Feb. 1889
mind reading, by aliens
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
mind reading, help from a Martian
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
mind reading, machine
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
mind shield, use of term
   "Special Delivery" Kris Neville Imagination Jan. 1952
mind transfer. see also body, swapping
   "A Work of Art" James Blish Science Fiction Stories 1956
   "The Great Judge" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol.1 No.3 July 1948
   "The Great Keinplatz Experiment" Arthur Conan Doyle
   "Mindmate" Daniel F. Galouye Amazing July 1964
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
   "The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham" H.G. Wells Idler May 1896
   "The Tunnel under the World" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Jan. 1955
mind transfer, metamorphosis
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
mind transfer, neural pattern transfer
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
mind transfer, to bee
   "The Council of Drones" W.K. Sonnemann Amazing Stories Oct. 1936
minerals, extraction from sea water
   "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" Colin Kapp New Writings In SF - 4 1965
   "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
miners, on Mars
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
miners, use of cloned workers
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
mining, by aliens on Earth
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
mining, ion exchange
   "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" Colin Kapp New Writings In SF - 4 1965
mining, on a comet
   "The Radiant Enemies" R.F. Starzl Argosy Feb. 10, 1934
mining, prospectors
   "Moon Prospector" William B. Ellern Analog Apr. 1966
mining, prospectors, walk though rock
   "Rock Driver" Harry Harrison 1951
mining operations
   "The Asteroid of Gold" Clifford Simak Wonder Stories Nov. 1932
   "The Enemy" Damon Knight Venture Science Fiction Jan. 1958
   "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov.1952
   "Personel Problem" H.L. Gold Galaxy Sept. 1958
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
   "Space for Industry" John W. Campbell Analog April 1960
mining operations, of aliens
   "The Reluctant Ambassadors" Stanley Schmidt Analog Dec. 1968
mining operations, use of robots
   "Catch That Rabbit" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1944
mining ships
   "Emergency Refueling" James Blish Super Science Stories March 1940
   "The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
minks, mutated telepathic
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
mirror, frictionless
   "The Men and the Mirror" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction July 1938
mirror, slowed release of light
   "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw Analog Aug.1966
Miskatonic, setting
   "To Arkham and the Stars" Fritz Lieber The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces 1966
   "The Whisperer in Darkness" H.P. Lovecraft Weird Tales Aug. 1931
missionaries
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
   "The Ethicators" Willard Marsh If Aug. 1955
   "The Fire Balloons" Ray Bradbury The Silver Locusts 1951
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
   "Unhuman Sacrifice" Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1958
missionaries, at colony
   "The Army Comes To Venus" Eric Frank Russell Fantastic Universe May 1959

Ml - Mu


Möbius strip, analogy
   "The Wall of Darkness" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories July 1949
mobius strip effect
   "A Subway Named Mobius" A.J. Deutsch Astounding Science Fiction Dec.1950
   "No-Sided Professor" Martin Gardner Esquire Jan. 1947
   "Sword Game" H.H. Hollis Galaxy April 1968
model train set, figurine's point of view
   "Transformer" Chad Oliver F&SF Nov. 1954
Moderan
   series by David R. Bunch
modern science fiction, definition
   "SF published subsequently to the first issues of Amazing Stories April 1926" (Malzberg)
molecular mechanics
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept. 1966
molecular sieve, use of term
   "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
molecular synthesizers, use of term
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
monastic life
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
money. see credit system
Mongols
   "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" Norman Spinrad New Worlds in Science Fiction 1969
monkeys and apes, enhanced intelligence
   "The Blue Giraffe" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1939
   "Pithecanthropus Rejectus" Manly W. Wellman 1938
   "The Planners" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 3 1968
monkeys and apes, extinction of gorillas
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
monkeys and apes, genetically modified
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
monkeys and apes, genetic impact of nuclear radiation exposure
   "The Simian Problem" Hollis Alpert F&SF July 1960
monkeys and apes, linked to computer
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
monolith, of sea creature
   "Dagon" H.P. Lovecraft The Vagrant Nov. 1919
Monroe, Marilyn, death of
   "You: Coma: Marilyn Monroe " J.G. Ballard New Worlds June 1966
mood-cig, use of term
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
moon, base
   "The Reluctant Heroes" Frank M. Robinson Galaxy Jan. 1951
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "To Avenge Man" Galaxy Dec. 1964
moon, charged dust particles
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
moon, city inside
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
moon, colony
   "If I Forget Thee. Oh Earth..." Arthur C. Clarke Future Combined With S F Stories Sept 1951
   "Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Orbiting" Arthur C. Clarke Tales of Ten Worlds 1962
moon, control of
   "Moon Prospector" William B. Ellern Analog Apr. 1966
moon, dark side of
   "A Visit to the Moon" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
moon, exploration
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
   "Fifteen Miles" Ben Bova 1967
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
   "The Lunar Lichen" Hal Clement Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
moon, finding ice on
   "The Lunar Lichen" Hal Clement Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
moon, hoax
   "Pie In The Sky" William Styron The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966
moon, life force from
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
moon, overland travel on
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
moon, private travel to
   "Requiem" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1940
moon, race to get to
   "Project Hush" William Tenn Galaxy Feb. 1954
moon, rescue
   "Moonwalk" H.B. Fyfe Space Science Fiction Nov. 1952
   "Via Death" Eando Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1938
moon, survivor of dying race
   "The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
moon, travel, from marvel to common place
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
moon, travel to
   "A Visit to the Moon" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "No Moon For Me" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
   "Trends" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1939
   "The Wheels of Dr. Ginochio Gyues" E. Douglass and E. Pallander Cassell's Magazine Nov. 1899
moon, warning beacon
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
moon dust
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
moonsuit, first use of term
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
morality, drug impact on
   "The Exalted" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1940
morality, hedonist society
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Prowler in the City" Harlan Ellison Dangerous Visions 1967
morality, in everyday decisions
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF 1954
morality, in society
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
   "The Lovers" Phillip José Farmer Startling Stories Aug. 1952
   "Not With A Bang" Damon Knight F&SF 1950
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
   "Shattered Like a Glass Goblin" Harlan Ellison 1968
morality, not following orders
   "The Other Kids" Robert F. Young Fantastic Universe Mar. 1956
morality, use of violence
   "Exile of the Eons" also called "Nemesis" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories Mar. 1950
morons. see intelligence, decline of human
mortality, effort to prevent
   "Carcinoma Angels" Norman Spinrad Dangerous Visions 1967
moss, sentient
   "Ogre" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
motherhood
   "Flower Arrangement" Rosel George Brown
   "Friend to Man" C.M. Kornbluth 1951
   "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline New Worlds in Science Fiction 1967
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
   "Little Jimmy" Lester Del Rey F&SF Apr. 1957
   "Special Delivery" Damon Knight Galaxy April 1954
motherhood, deformed child
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
motherhood, of retarded women
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
mother-like machine
   "The Twonky" Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
moths
   "The Great White Moth" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1904
motor-skates, use of term
   "Zero Hour" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1947
mouse. see mice
movie-making, publicity at same time as aliens land
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
movie-making, sci-fi prop guns
   "Armaments Race" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
movie-making, subliminal messages
   "Sub-Lim" Keith Roberts New Writings In SF - 4 1965
movie-making, use of alien animal
   "Monster On Stage 4" Henry Slesar Amazing Aug 1957
movies, ability to change scenes
   "The Scene Shifter" Arthur Sellings Star Science Fiction #5 1959
movies, horror
   "The Spider" Fritz Leiber Rogue Jan. 1963
movies, wild west, as bases for alien culture
   "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson Other Worlds May 1951
moving corridors
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
moving sidewalks or roads
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison 1965
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
Mt. Everest, setting
   "The Cruel Sky" Arthur C. Clarke 1967
mue, use of term
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
multi-dimensional travel. see also fourth dimension
   "And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1941
   "The Appendix and the Spectacles" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
   "The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Fall 1949
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
   "The Life Work of Professor Muntz" Murray Leinster Galaxy 1949
   "The Street That Wasn't There" Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi Comet Stories July 1941
multi-dimensional travel, alternate universes
   "Last Enemy" H. Beam Piper Astounding 1950
   "Mugwump 4" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "The Other Tiger" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe June-July 1953
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury The Reporter Aug 7, 1951 in F&SF Feb. 1952
   "The Plattner Story" H.G. Wells New Review Apr. 1896
   "Ring Around the Redhead" John D. MacDonald Startling Stories Nov. 1948
   "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster Astounding Stories June 1934
   "Tiger By The Tail" Alan E. Nourse Galaxy Nov. 1951
   "The Wheels of If" L. Sprague deCamp Unknown Fantasy Fiction Oct 1940
multi-dimensional travel, alternate universes, as source of energy
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
multi-dimensional travel, alternate universes, robots attempt to control all
   "The Robots Are Here" Terry Carr If 1967
multi-dimensional travel, alternate universes, trying to get home
   "The Mist" Peter Cartur F&SF Sept 1952
multi-dimensional travel, trapped in
   "What Rough Beast?" Damon Knight F&SF Feb 1959
multigenerational ship. see generational ships
multi-universe, as place for excess population
   "The Transfinite Choice" David Masson New Worlds Aug. 1966
Multivac, use of term
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
   "Jokester" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Dec. 1956
   "Kin" Richard Wilson  originally "Show Your Might" 1956
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
murder, prevention
   "Hobbyist" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
murder charge and cold sleep
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
murderer
   "How the Heroes Die" Larry Niven Galaxy Oct. 1966
murderer, psychological make up
   "Private Eye" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
murder mysteries
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
   "The Closed Door" Kengall Foster Crossen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "The Dying Night" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF July 1956
   "The King's Eye" Fredrick Pohl Astonishing Stories 1941
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
   "The Number of the Beast" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1958
   "The Pleasure Garden of Felipe Sagittarius" James Colvin (Michael Moorcock) New Worlds Sept 1965
   "Private Eye" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
   "Ring Around the Redhead" John D. MacDonald Startling Stories Nov. 1948
murder rate, impact of medical advances
   "He Had a Big Heart" Frank Quattrocchi F&SF March 1955
murder stories
   "How the Heroes Die" Larry Niven Galaxy Oct. 1966
   "The Microbe of Death" Rudolph De Cordova Pearson's Magazine Nov. 1897
museum, 20th century display
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
museum, in far distant future
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
museum, of life on earth
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
museum, of man
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
museum planet
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
mushroom, growing kits
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
mushrooms, hallucinogenic
   "Two Dooms" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
music, alternative culture
   "The Beat Cluster" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1961
music, and criminal class
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
music, as communication
   "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" Fredric Brown and Carl Onspaugh F&SF 1965
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
   "Something Else" Robert J. Tilley F&SF Oct. 1965
music, as metaphor of good and evil
   "The Devil and the Trombone" Martin Gardner 1948
music, composition by machines
   "The Macauley Circuit" Robert Silverberg Fantastic Universe Aug. 1956
   "The Genius Heap" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1956
   "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
music, creativity
   "A Work of Art" James Blish Science Fiction Stories 1956
music, that can control humans
   "To the End of Time" Robert Moore Williams Super Science Stories July 1950
music, ultimate melody
   "The Ultimate Melody" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
music business,
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
music business, machine to intensify emotions
   "The Total Experience Kick" Charles Platt New Worlds Dec. 1966
musicians, alien
   "The Bug-Eyed Musicians" Laurence M. Janifer 1959
musicians, with psi powers
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
music player, in form of necklace
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
music trees, use of term
   "Ogre" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
mutability, genetic
   "The Better Choice" S. Fowler Wright Science Fiction Adventures in Mutation 1955
mutants. see also super humans
mutants, argue over their origins
   "The Mute Question" Forrest J. Ackerman Other Worlds Sept. 1950
mutants, fear of
   "Chain of Command" Steven A. Rynas Galaxy May 1954
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
   "The Mindworm" C.M. Kornbluth Worlds Beyond 1950
mutants, for sale
   "This One's On Me" Eric Frank Russell Nebula Science Fiction Number 4 1953
mutants, humourous
   Hogben story series Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Thrilling Wonder Stories 1947 to 1949
mutants, result of nuclear war
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
mutants, sterialization of
   "Battle of the Unborn" James Blish Future Combined with Science Fiction Stories May-June 1950
mutants, talents of
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
mutants, time travel of
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
   "Mugwump 4" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
mutants, use of power to force disarmament
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
mutations, bomb-induced
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
mutations, chemically induced
   "Keep Out" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories March 1954
mutations, cosmic ray induced
   "The Command" L. Sprague de Camp Oct. Astounding Science Fiction 1938
mutations, degenerate race
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
mutations, fear of
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
   "The Country of the Strong" Dennis Etchison Seventeen 1962
mutations, intelligence
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
mutations, unethical experiments
   "Skag with the Queer Head" Murray Leinster Marvel Science Fiction Aug. 1951
muzak, use of term
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
mystery stories
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
   "The Talking Stone" Isaac Asimov" F&SF Oct. 1955
mystery stories, locked room
   "The Closed Door" Kengall Foster Crossen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "The Martian Crown Jewels" Poul Anderson Ellery Queen Magazine Feb.1958
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
myth and science
   "The Secret Place" Richard McKenna Orbit 1 1966
mythology, alien/human interaction
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
   "Weyr Search" Anne McCaffrey Analog Oct. 1967
mythology, alternate reality
   "Fidler's Green" Richard McKenna Orbit 2 1967
mythology, existence of mythological beings
   "The New One" Fredric Brown Unknown Worlds 1942
mythology, exitance of mythological beings
   "After the Myths Went Home" Robert Silverberg F&SF Nov. 1969
mythology, gods of
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
   "The Doll House" David Cross Dangerous Visions 1967
mythology, Pied Piper
   "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" Fredric Brown and Carl Onspaugh F&SF 1965

    
N

nadir, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
narapoia, use of term
   "Narapoia" Alan Nelson What's Doing April 1948
NASA project, search for extraterrestrial intelligence
   "The Listeners" James E. Gunn Galaxy Sept. 1968
national boundaries, end to
   "Historical Note" Murray Leinster Astounding 1951
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
Native Americans, conquest analogy
   "The Conquest by the Moon" Washington Irving from A History of New York 1809 F&SF April 1955
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
natural disaster
   "Finis" Frank Lillie Pollack The Argosy June 1906
   "The Forgotten Enemy" Arthur C. Clarke Dec. 1948 then New Worlds Aug. 1949
   "The Four White Days" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Jan. 1903
   "The Great Nebraska Sea" Allan Danzig Galaxy 1963
   "The Last Day" Richard Matheson Amazing Stories 1953
   "London's Danger" Cutcliffe Hyne Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1898
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
   "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" Grant Allen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
   "The Voice from the Curious Cube" Nelson Bond 1937
   "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein Galaxy Mar. 1952
natural disaster, and dam construction
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
natural disaster, attempt to stop results in end of humanity
   "King of the Stars" William L. Bade Super Science Stories July 1950
natural disaster, earth stops spinning
   "Hothouse: The Long Afternoon of Earth" Brian W. Aldiss F&SF Feb. 1961
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
natural disaster, human behaviour during
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
natural disaster, human caused
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
natural disaster, human response to
   "Rescue Party" Arthur C. Clarke Astounding Science Fiction May 1946
natural disaster, mistaken as Soviet attack
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
natural disaster, recurrent
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
natural disaster, sun hit by comet
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
natural forces problem
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
natural resources. see also resources, declining
natural resources, depletion
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
   "The Sky People" Poul Anderson F&SF March 1959
natural resources, obtained from past
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
natural resources, war over
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
   "Or Else" Henry Kuttner Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
natural resources, water shortage
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
natural selection. see evolution
natural systems, alien ecology
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
   "The Forgotten Enemy" Arthur C. Clarke Dec. 1948 then New Worlds Aug. 1949
nature, power of
   "Rock God" Harlan Ellison Coven 13 1969
nature, revolt of
   "Strange Harvest" Donald Wandrei Weird Tales May 1953
nature of man. see human nature
nature vs. man
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
   "Old Man Mulligan" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1940
navigation, in space
   "Star Light" Isaac Asimov Scientific American Oct. 1962
Neanderthals
   "The Gnarly Man" L. Sprague de Camp Unknown June 1939
   "The Grisly Folk" H.G. Wells Storyteller Magazine Apr. 1921
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
Neanderthals, last of the
   "The Day Is Done" Lester Del Rey Analog 1939
necklace, music player
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
needle-beam gun, use of term
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
needle gun, use of term
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
needle-ray, use of term
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
needle-ship, use of term
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
negative gravity. see also antigravity
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
negative matter. see antimatter
negative matter, use of term
   "Second Stage Lensman" E.E. Smith serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1941 to Feb. 1942
Neptune, exploration of
   "One Sunday in Neptune" Alexei Panshin Tomorrow's Worlds 1969
neural induction, use of term
   "Big Game Hunt" Arthur C. Clarke Tales from the White Hart 1956
neurocast, use of term
   "A Present from Joe" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1949
neutralizer belt, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
neutrino, use of term
   "Masque of the Red Shift" Fred Saberhagen If Nov. 1965
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
neutron bomb, use of term
   "The Number You Have Reached" Thomas M. Disch sf Impulse 1967
neutron star
   "Neutron Star" Larry Niven If Oct. 1966
New Caledonia, setting
   "The Asteroids, 2194" John Wyndham Amazing Jan. 1961
new concepts, trade
   "Brave New Word" J. Francis McComas (aka Webb Marlowe) Mag of F&SF 1954
new-force field, use of term
   "Flower Arrangement" Rosel George Brown
newsfax sheet, use of term
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
newspaper, from the future
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
newspapers, by telefax
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
news reporting, alien landing
   "The Silly Season C.M. Kornbluth F&SF Fall 1950
news reporting, future
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
news satellite, use of term
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
New York City, nuclear war aftermath
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
New York City, setting
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "The Eight Billion" Richard Wilson F&SF July 1965
   "Monster On Stage 4" Henry Slesar Amazing Aug 1957
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
   "The Wall" Howard W. Graham Astounding Stories May 1934
New York City, setting, alternate timelines
   "Out of this World" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
Noak's ark theme. see seed ships
noise pollution, end to
   "Silenzia" Alan Nelson F&SF Sept. 1953
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
nonacceptance, child learns to hate parents
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
non-causality
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
nonconformist, control by society
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
   "The Room" Ray Russell Playboy Feb. 1961
non-humans, treatment of
   "Blind Alley" Isaac Asimov Astounding March 1945
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
non-interference, with social development
   "To Plant A Seed" Neil Barrett Jr. Amazing Dec. 1963
normalcy, and last-man-on earth
   "They Don't Make Life Like They Used To" F&SF Oct. 1963
normalcy, psychiatry
   "Adjustment" Ward Moore F&SF May 1957
normalcy, satire on
   "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. F&SF Oct. 1961
normalcy, society's control of the individual
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
   "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. F&SF Oct. 1961
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury F&SF 1952
Norse, colonization of North America timeline
   "The Wheels of If" L. Sprague deCamp Unknown Fantasy Fiction Oct 1940
nostalgia
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
   "To the Chicago Abyss" Ray Bradbury F&SF May 1963
nostalgia, pre-electricity society
   "The Waveries" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1945
nostalgia, pre-industrial society
   "How the Old World Died" Harry Harrison Galaxy Oct. 1964
nostalgia, schooling
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
nuclear bombing, mutations in Japan
   "Battle of the Unborn" James Blish Future Combined with Science Fiction Stories May-June 1950
nuclear disarmament
   "The Winged Doom" Kenneth Gilbert Amazing Stories Oct. 1927
nuclear jet ship, use of term
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
nuclear particles, plant to produce
   "Nerves" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
nuclear physics, self taught
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
nuclear power. see also atom; atomic energy
   "Blindness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1935
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
   "The Power and the Glory" Charles Willard Diffin Astounding Science Fiction July 1930
   "Super-Neutron" Isaac Asimov Sept. 1941
nuclear power, reactor, generates force field
   "What Goes Up" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Jan. 1956
nuclear power, reactors
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
nuclear power, research
   "Critical Mass" Arthur C. Clarke Lilliput Mar. 1949
nuclear power, testing, on Mars
   "Hang Head, Vandal" Mark Clifton Amazing Apr. 1962
nuclear power plant, converted to bomb
   "Three Portraits and a Prayer" Frederik Pohl Galaxy 1962
nuclear power plant, stress of operating
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
nuclear radiation, exposure
   "The Simian Problem" Hollis Alpert F&SF July 1960
nuclear splitting
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
nuclear theory
 
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848  
nuclear war
nuclear war, aftermath. see also post-nuclear war
   "After the Sirens" Hugh Hood Esquire 1960
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "Idealist" Lester Del Rey STAR Science Fiction (Pohl) 1953
   "The Remorseful" C.M. Kornbluth Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
   "To Avenge Man" Galaxy Dec. 1964
nuclear war, avoidence
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
nuclear war, avoiding counter attack
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
nuclear war, end of civilization
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
nuclear war, escalation to
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
nuclear war, fear of. see also cold war
   "Gallie's House" Thelma D. Hamm F&SF Sept. 1953
   "The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke Tales fom the White Hart 1957
nuclear war, first attack
   "A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1953
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
nuclear war, impact
   "The Highway" Ray Bradbury 1951
nuclear war, last humans
   "Payment In Full" Ray Bradbury Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1950
nuclear war, pressure to counterattack
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
nuclear war, prevention
   "The General Zapped an Angel" Howard Fast 1970
nuclear war, threat of
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding Oct. 1949
   "Operation Malacca" Joe Payer Analog March 1966
nuclear war, weapons, use of
   "The Gnurrs Come From the Voodvork Out" R. Bretnor F&SF 1950
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
   "The Weapon" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1951
nuclear war, while astronauts in space
   "The Mouths of All Men" Ed M. Clinton Amazing July 1964
Null-A series (A.E. van Vogt), parody
   "Null-O" Philip K. Dick If Dec 1958
null-vehicles, use of term
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
numerology, order in the universe
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959

O

  obesity, morbid
   "The Food Farm" Kit Reed Orbit 2 1967
object, moving toward earth
   "The Dimple in Draco" Philip Latham Orbit 2 1967
obsession
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
   "The Halfling" Leigh Brackett 1942
obsession, with food
   "The Food Farm" Kit Reed Orbit 2 1967
obsession, with frozen alien
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
obsessions, need for news
   "And Now the News" Theodore Sturgeon 1956
obsolescence, built in
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
obsolescence, built in to cloned copy
   "Guinevere For Everybody" Jack Williamson STAR Science Fiction Stories 1954
occult
   "The Plattner Story" H.G. Wells New Review Apr. 1896
ocean, adaptation to life under water
   "The Second Class Citizen" Damon Knight If Nov. 1963
ocean, desalination
   "The Chemical Magnet" Victor Thaddeus Amazing Stories Aug. 1927
ocean, formation
   "The Great Nebraska Sea" Allan Danzig Galaxy 1963
ocean exploration
   "Davey Jones Ambassador" Raymond Z. Gallun 1935
   "In the Abyss" H.G. Wells Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1896
   "One Sunday in Neptune" Alexei Panshin Tomorrow's Worlds 1969
oceans, cities in
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
oceans, ecological collapse
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
oceans, food production
   "The Deep Range" Arthur C. Clarke Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 Jan 1955
oceans, mineral extraction
   "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" Colin Kapp New Writings In SF - 4 1965
   "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
octopus, attack on humans
   "The Sea-Raiders" H.G. Wells Weekly Sun Literary Supplement Dec. 1896
odorophonics, use of term
   "The Veldt" Ray Bradbury The Saturday Evening Post Sept. 1950
oil, end of
   "The Coppersmith" Lester Del Rey Unknown Sept. 1939
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
old age. see aging
Old Earth
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
omnimal, use of term
   "Student Body" F.L.Wallace Galaxy March 1953
ontogenics, use of term
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
operations, by robots
   "Wanted in Surgery" Harlan Ellison If Aug. 1957
opportunity, lost
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
   "Postpaid To Paradise" Robert Arthur Argosy June 1940
opportunity, lost, no second chance
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
orbital platform
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955
orbital platform, new weapon
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
orbital stations, defence network
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding Oct. 1949
orbiting generators, use of term
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
orchid, carnivorous
   "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget 1894
   "The Reluctant Orchid" Arthur C. Clarke Satellite Science Fiction Dec. 1956
order and chaos
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
ordinary people, with strange child chained in basement
   "Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson Mag of F&SF 1950
organic robot, use of term
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick F&SF Oct. 1969
organizations, growth of
   "The Snowball Effect" Katherine MacLean Galaxy Sept. 1952
organs. see also body parts
organs, body parts, for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
organs, body parts, growth of
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept. 1966
organs, harvesting after death
   "The Ghoul Squad" Harry Harrison Analog June 1969
   "The Price" C. Davis Belcher Orbit 5 1969
organs, sale of
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
organs, thief of
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "Revival Meeting" Dannie Plachta 1969
organs, transplants, impact on society
   "The Ghoul Squad" Harry Harrison Analog June 1969
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
ornithopter, use of term
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
ostracized, for violent behaviour
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
other world, use of term
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
out of body experience
   "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book April 1844
   "The Stolen Body" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Nov. 1898
   "Under the Knife" H.G. Wells New Review Jan. 1896
Outspacers, use of term
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
overcrowded conditions
   "Total Environment" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Feb. 1968
overdrive, use of term
   "Crisis" Edward Grendon 1951
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
over population
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "The Eight Billion" Richard Wilson F&SF July 1965
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Hall of Mirrors" Frederic Brown Galaxy Dec. 1953
   Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison serialized in SF Impulse 1966
   "Population Implosion" Andrew J. Offutt If July 1967
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "Shark Ship" C.M. Kornbluth 1953
   "The System" Ben Bova 1968
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
over population, and sexuality
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
over population, children born without a soul
   "The Vitanuls" John Brunner F&SF July 1967
over population, city planning
   "Chronopolis" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction #95 June 1960
over population, expansion by aliens
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
over population, impact on planet
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
over population, use of alternative universes
   "The Transfinite Choice" David Masson New Worlds Aug. 1966

P

 palaeontology, to bring dinosaur bones to life
   "Employment" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction May 1939
paleofuture. see prediction stories
pandemic. see epidemic
pantropy. see also environment, genetic engineering
   "Sunken Universe" James Blish Super Science Stories May 1942
pantropy, use of term
   "Surface Tension" James Blish 1952
   The Seedling Stars James Blish stories collected as novel in 1957
parables. see fables
paradise. see utopian communities
paradox. see time travel, paradox
paragravity drive, use of term
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
parallax, use of term
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
parallel worlds. see fourth dimension; multi-dimensional travel
parallel worlds, use of term
   first sf reference "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster Astounding Stories June 1934
paranoia, changing memories
   "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick F&SF April 1966
paranoia, or reality
   "The Horla" Guy de Maupassant Gil Blas Oct. 1886
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
   "They" Robert Heinlein Unknown Fantasy Fiction April 1941
paranoia, that people are not as they appear
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
paranoia, therapy
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
paranoids, mutant
   "Null-O" Philip K. Dick If Dec 1958
   "Shell Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Sept 1954
paranormal powers, see specific type
parapsychology. see specific type
parasites, alien invasion
   "A Nice, Shady Place" Dennis Etchison F&SF Aug. 1964
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
parasites, awareness of
   "Unwelcome Tenant" Roger Dee Planet Stories Summer 1950
parasites, future humans as
   "The Parasite" Arthur C. Clarke Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader Apr. 1953
paratalents, use of term
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
paratime police, use of term
   "Last Enemy" H. Beam Piper Astounding 1950
parenthood, fitness test
   "The Education of Tigress McCardle" C.M. Kornbluth Venture 1957
parenting, a Neanderthal child
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
parenting, a prehistoric organism
   "Junior" Robert Abernathy Galaxy Jan. 1956
parenting, deformed child
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
parenting, experiment to create super-child
   "The First Men" Howard Fast F&SF Feb. 1960
parenting, machine nurse
   "The Psychophonic Nurse" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1928
parenting, of super child
   "When the Bough Breaks" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1944
parenting, purchase of intellegent child
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
parenting by the book, from the child's point of view
   "From the Government Printing Office" Kris Neville Dangerous Visions 1967
parrakeets, and alien bird
   "Beak By Beak" Piers Anthony Analog Dec. 1967
parrot, intelligent
   "The Cerebrative Psittacoid" H. Nearing Jr. F&SF Aug. 1953
parsecs (parallax-second)
parsecs, use of term
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
   "Escape" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1945
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
parthenogenesis experiments
   "Jaycee" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
   "Yesterday House" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Aug. 1952
past. see also history  time travel
past, access to by technology
   "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw Analog Aug.1966
past, three dimensional projection of past
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
patents, attorneys
   "Improbable Profession" Leonard Lockhard Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
patents, to control use of invention
   "The New Accelerator" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
patents to control use of invention
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
pathology
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
patriotism
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
   "The New One" Fredric Brown Unknown Worlds 1942
patrol, galactic
   Lensman collection of stories and novels E.E. Smith
patrol, interstellar
   "A Question of Attitude" Christopher Anvil Analog Dec. 1967
peace, balance of power Earth/Jupiter
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
peace, unattainable
   "Or Else" Henry Kuttner Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
pedwalk, use of term
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
penal colony
   "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1967
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
pencil, use on space ship
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
pencil-flash, use of term
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
penicillin
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
pentaract, use of term
   "The IFTH of OOFTH" Walter S. Tevis Jr. Galaxy April 1957
people mover. see sidewalks or roads, moving
persecution complex, opposite of
   "Narapoia" Alan Nelson What's Doing April 1948
personal interaction, real time coaching
   "Star Descending" Algis Budrys Star Science Fiction #5 1959
personality, self-destructive
   "Common Denominator John D. MacDonald 1951
personality transference
   "A Work of Art" James Blish Science Fiction Stories 1956
   "The Great Keinplatz Experiment" Arthur Conan Doyle
   "The Humours" Robert Sheckley Store of Infinity 1960
pest control, with radioactive dust
   "Nerves" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
pesticides, use of
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
pest problem
   "A Better Mousetrap" John Brunner If Nov. 1963
pest problem, point of view
   "The Miracle of the Lily" Clare Winger Harris Amazing Stories April 1927
pets, alien
   "The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Fall 1949
   "Zozzl" Jackson Burrows Analog June 1969
   Time Pussy" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction April 1942
pets, alien, control by
   "The Pillows" Margaret St. Clair Thrilling Wonder Stories June 1950
pets, humans as
   "Birthday Present" Charles E. Fritch Science Fantasy Sept. 1955
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "Youth" Isaac Asimov Space Science Fiction May 1952
pets, symbiosis
   "Bolden's Pets" F.L. Wallace Galaxy Oct.1955
pharmaceutical products. see  drugs
  phenomenology, nature of reality. see reality
phenonomena streams, use of term
   "Of Time and Third Avenue" Alfred Bester F&SF 1951
phobia, source
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
Phobos, low gravity of
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
Phobos, to hide on
   "Hide and Seek" Arthur C. Clarke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1949
phonotelephotic, use of term
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
photoelectric cell, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
photographs, colour, in newspapers of 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
photographs, electronic transmission of
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
photonic sails, use of term
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
photonic sail-ships, use of term
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
photophone, use of term
   "Stranger Station" Damon Knight F&SF Dec. 1956
photostats, use of term
   "Gandolphus" Anthony Boucher F&SF Dec. 1956
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
photosynthesis ability, in humans
   "The Man without an Appetite" Miles J. Breuer 1916
physically disabled, useful work
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
physics, entropy
   "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline New Worlds in Science Fiction 1967
pictorial telegraph, use of term
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
Pied Piper story
   "The Rat Racket" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1931
pigs, enhanced intelligence
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
pigs, mutant
   "The Man From P.I.G." Harry Harrison Analog July 1967
pillow-phone, use of term
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
pilot, testing of space program officer
   "Space Rating" John Berryman Analog Mar. 1967
piloting, automatic, impact on space crew
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
pipeline, construction of trans-continental
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
plagiarism, and time travel
   "Who's Cribbing?" Jack Lewis Startling Stories Jan. 1953
plague. see epidemic
planet, alien, dangers of
   "A Walk in the Dark" Arthur C. Clark 1950
planet, builders
   "Encounter With A Hick" Jonathan Brand Dangerous Visions 1967
planet, chlorine atmosphere
   "Black Destroyer" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Apr. 1940
planet, colonization selection process
   "So Proudly We Hail" Judith Merril STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
planet, colony
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
   "To Fell A Tree" Robert F. Young F&SF July 1959
planet, colony, getting help
   "The Man From P.I.G." Harry Harrison Analog July 1967
planet, colony struggle against animals
   "Student Body" F.L.Wallace Galaxy March 1953
planet, crash on. see ship-crash-on-planet
planet, exploitation of the natives
   "Man in the Jar" Damon Knight Galaxy 1957
planet, exploration, decay of metals
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "You'll Never Go Home Again" Clifford Simak Fantastic Adventures July 1951
planet, exploration, disease
   "Expedition Mercy" J.A. Winter Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1948
planet, exploration for colonization
   "The Minimum Man" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1958
planet, frontier conditions
   "The Mad Moon" Stanley G. Weinbaum Astounding Science Fiction 1935
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
planet, help from natives
   "Wherever You Are" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1959
planet, interference with natural development
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
planet, isolated populations
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Incommunicado" Katherine Maclean 1950
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
   "Protected Species" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction 1951
   "The Reluctant Ambassadors" Stanley Schmidt Analog Dec. 1968
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
   "Shock Treatment" J. Francis McComas 1954
planet, marooned on red
   "Something Green" Fredric Brown Space On My Hands 1951
planet, native ecology, threat to
   "Weyr Search" Anne McCaffrey Analog Oct. 1967
planet, ocean travel on
   "Wherever You Are" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1959
planet, overland travel on
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
   "A Walk in the Dark" Arthur C. Clark 1950
   "Friend to Man" C.M. Kornbluth 1951
   "Hot Planet" Hal Clement Galaxy Aug. 1963
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
planet, protection of alien species
   "To Plant A Seed" Neil Barrett Jr. Amazing Dec. 1963
planet, survival on
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
planetary engineering. see also terraforming
   "Earth's Mausoleum" John Russell Fearn Astounding Science Fiction May 1935
   "The Keys to December" Roger Zelazny New Worlds SF Aug. 1966
planetary engineering, habitable Antarctica
   "The Antarctic Transformation" Isaac R. Nathanson Amazing Stories Nov. 1931
planetoid. see also asteroid
planetoid, underground city, self-sufficient
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
planets, changes to orbits
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
planets, conditions of
   " All Summer in a Day" Ray Bradbury F&SF March 1954
planets, defending themselves
   "The Dragon Masters" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1962
planets, hollow
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
planets, ignitable atmosphere
   "The Flames of Life" Theodore L. Thomas Amazing Dec. 1960
planets, seeding of
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
   "Sunken Universe" James Blish Super Science Stories May 1942
   "Surface Tension" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1952
planet spectrographs, object moving toward earth
   "The Dimple in Draco" Philip Latham Orbit 2 1967
planoform, use of term
   "The Burning of the Brain" Cordwainer Smith If Oct 1958
planoforming ship, use of term
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
plant creatures, alien
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "Men of the Dark Comet" Festus Pragnell Wonder Stories June 1933
plant-like aliens
   "The Air-Plant Men" Roger Wulfres Wonder Stories Dec. 1930
   "Evolution Satellite" J. Harvey Haggard serialized in Wonder Stories 1933-1934
   "Men of the Dark Comet" Festus Pragnell Wonder Stories June 1933
   "Symbiotica" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
plants. see also seeds or spores
plants, alien
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
plants, alien, symbiosis
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
plants, as oxygen supply in space
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
plants, evolution of
   "Hothouse: The Long Afternoon of Earth" Brian W. Aldiss F&SF Feb. 1961
plants, man-eating
   "The Purple Terror" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine Sept. 1899
plants, orchid, carnivorous
   "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget 1894
   "The Reluctant Orchid" Arthur C. Clarke Satellite Science Fiction Dec. 1956
plants, poisonous
   "The Pleasure Garden of Felipe Sagittarius" James Colvin (Michael Moorcock) New Worlds Sept 1965
   "Rappaccini's Daughter" Nathaniel Hawthorne 1844
plants, revolt of
   "Strange Harvest" Donald Wandrei Weird Tales May 1953
plants, sentient
   "The Watchers in the Glade" Richard Wilson Galaxy Aug. 1964
plastic surgery
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
plastoscene, use of term
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
plugged in, use of term
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
Pluto
   "Emergency Refueling" James Blish Super Science Stories March 1940
   "Incommunicado" Katherine Maclean 1950
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
Pluto, shriking solar system
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
Plutonians
   "To Arkham and the Stars" Fritz Lieber The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces 1966
   "The Whisperer in Darkness" H.P. Lovecraft Weird Tales Aug. 1931
pneumatic chute, use of term
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
pneumatic doors, use of term
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
pneumatic post, use of term
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
pneumatic tubecars
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
pneumatic tubes
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
pneumatic tubes, use of term
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
pneumatic tube travel, use of term
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
pocket TV phone
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
pod people
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
poetry, by computer
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
poisonous plants
   "Rappaccini's Daughter" Nathaniel Hawthorne 1844
police, car, intelligent
   "Into the Shop" Ron Goulart F&SF April 1964
police, future of
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
police, interstellar
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
   "The Man From P.I.G." Harry Harrison Analog July 1967
   "The Men and the Mirror" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction July 1938
police, robots
   "Two-handed Engine" Henry Kuttner F&SF 1955
police force, secret operation
   "Aim For The Heel" John T. Phillifent Analog July 1967
political satire
   "The Conquest by the Moon" Washington Irving from A History of New York 1809 F&SF April 1955
politics, campaigning by machines
   "Political Machine" John Jakes Amazing March 1961
politics, sociology of
   "The Adventurer" C.M. Kornbluth Space Science Fiction 1953
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
   "The Curious Republic of Gondour" Mark Twain Atlantic Monthly Oct. 1875
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
politics, voting by robots
   "Electronic Landslide" Clyde Hostetter Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
population see also over population
population, decline of birth rate
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
population, depopulation
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
population, loss of, use of androids
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
population control
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
   "Shark Ship" C.M. Kornbluth 1953
   "The World of a Hundred Men" Walter Kately Science Wonder Stories Feb. 1930
population control, and reincarnation
   "Population Implosion" Andrew J. Offutt If July 1967
population control, crime to give birth
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
population control, enforced birth control
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
population control, lack of
   "The Eight Billion" Richard Wilson F&SF July 1965
   Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison serialized in SF Impulse 1966
population control, one child rule
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
population control, parenthood fitness test
   "The Education of Tigress McCardle" C.M. Kornbluth Venture 1957
population control, send to alternate universe
   "The Transfinite Choice" David Masson New Worlds Aug. 1966
pornography, addiction to
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
porpoises. see dolphins
portable voice recorder, use of term
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
portal
   "The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Fall 1949
porta-potty, lowered to freeway
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
positronic brain, use of term
   "Victory Unintentional" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Aug. 1942
   see Asimov's robot stories
post-holocaust. see also last-man-on-earth; post-nuclear war
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
post-holocaust, far distant future
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
   "Ersatz" Henry Slesar (O.H. Leslie) Dangerous Visions 1967
   "For A Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny New Worlds March 1966
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
   "The Place of the Gods" (By the Waters of Babylon) Stephen Vincent Benét The Saturday Evening Post July 31, 1937
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
post-holocaust, WWIII
   "Heirs Apparent" Robert Abernathy F&SF 1954
posthumans. see humans, far distant future
post-nuclear war. see also civilization, collapse
   "A Boy and His Dog" Harlan Ellison New Worlds Apr. 1969
   "An Ancient Madness" Damon Knight Galaxy June 1964
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "The Country of the Strong" Dennis Etchison Seventeen 1962
   "Eastward Ho!" William Tenn F&SF Oct. 1958
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "Idealist" Lester Del Rey STAR Science Fiction (Pohl) 1953
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
post-nuclear war, escapism
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
post-nuclear war, life after
   "Day At The Beach" Carol Emshwiller F&SF Aug. 1959
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
post-nuclear war, social system
   "A Discovery in the Woods" Graham Green A Sense of Reality 1963
post-nuclear war, totalitarian state
   "To the Chicago Abyss" Ray Bradbury F&SF May 1963
post-nuclear war life
   "If I Forget Thee. Oh Earth..." Arthur C. Clarke Future Combined With S F Stories Sept 1951
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
poverty
   "The Scarlet Throne" Edward W. Ludwig Amazing July 1964
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
power, to cause coincidences
   "Oddy and Id" Alfred Bester Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1950
power, to make wishes
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
power of imagination
   "A Walk in the Dark" Arthur C. Clark 1950
power source, cheap
   "Haunted Atoms" A.E. van Vogt 10 Story Fantasy Spring 1951
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
   "The Power and the Glory" Charles Willard Diffin Astounding Science Fiction July 1930
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
   "The Strange Case of John Kingman" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
power source, fuel-less and universal
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
practical jokes, played by alien
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
practical jokes, played by scientist
   "The Exalted" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1940
precognition
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
   "Recall Mechanism" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If July 1959
precognition, spoof of
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
predestination paradox
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
prediction, articles
   "Predictions for 2001" Amazing Stories April 1956
   "This World Is Changing: The Climate" H.M. Mack reprinted in Science Fiction Digest 1954
   "Your Life In 1977" Willy Ley reprinted in Science Fiction Digest 1954
prediction articles
   series by Willy Ley in Galaxy
prediction stories
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
   "Mellonta Tauta" [Things of the Future] Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book Feb. 1849
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
prefrontal lobotomy, to avoid telepathic aliens
   "Cully" Jack Egan Amazing Jan. 1963
pregnancy, controlled by aliens
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
prehistoric. see dinosaurs
prejudice, against Venian race
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
preservation of knowledge
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
presidential election
   "2066 Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
primitive culture, reaction to humans
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
primitive culture, sale of god to
   "The God Pedlars" Jack Wodhams Analog Feb. 1968
primitive man. see also cavemen
   "The Grisly Folk" H.G. Wells Storyteller Magazine Apr. 1921
prison, exile
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
prison, for teleporting aliens
   "... not a prison make" Joseph P. Martino Analog Sept. 1966
prison, humans in zoo
   "Knock" Fredric Brown Thrilling Wonder Stories 1948
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
prisoner, on alien ship
   "Goodlife" Fred Saberhagen Worlds of Tomorrow Dec. 1963
prisoners, treatment of
   "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1967
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "Keep Them Happy" Robert Rohier F&SF Apr. 1965
privacy, elimination of
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
privacy and the internet
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
privacy shield, use of term
   "Gadget vs Trend" Christopher Anvil Analog Oct. 1962
private space travel
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "Trends" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1939
probability drive
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
probability worlds, use of term
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
problem of good and evil
   "The Devil and the Trombone" Martin Gardner 1948
progress, cost of
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
progress and bureaucracy
   "Adrift on the Policy Level" Dr.Chandler Davis Star Science Fiction Stories 1959
prohibition era
   "The Automatic Pistol" Fritz Leiber Weird Tales May 1940
Promethus, replacement for
   "The Place With No Name" Harlan Ellison F&SF July 1969
propaganda
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
prophecy, of dying Martian culture
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
propulsion system, atomic
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
prospectors, adventures on Pluto
   "Emergency Refueling" James Blish Super Science Stories March 1940
prospectors, discover power source
   "Mother of Invention" Tom Godwin Astounding Science Fiction 1953
prospectors, life insurance claim
   "The Risk Profession" Donald E. Westlake Amazing March 1961
prosthesiology
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
Protec force field, use of term
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
Protec-Suit, use of term
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
protein computers, use of term
   stories of Philip José Farmer
proteins, foreign, sensitivity to
   "The Sword and the Atopen" Taylor H. Greenfield Amazing Stories Jan. 1930
proton microscope, use of term
   "Silence Please" Arthur C. Clarke Science-Fantasy Winter 1950
proton-rifles, use of term
   "Double-Cross" James MacCreigh (aka Frederik Pohl) 1944
protoplasm, use of term
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
pseudo-genes, use of term
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
pseudo-grav field, use of term
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
psi blasts, use of term
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
psi-class, use of term
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
psionics
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
psionics, evolution of
   "The Dreamsman" Gordon R. Dickson Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
psionics, of child
   "Danger! Child at Large" C.L. Cottrell Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
psionics, use of term
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
   Slan serialized novel A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction 1940
psi powers
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
   "Toys For Debbie" David A. Kyle If Dec. 1965
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
psi powers, abuse by child
   "Talent" Theodore Sturgeon Beyond Fantasy Fiction Sept 1953
psi powers, breeding for
   "Psi Assassin" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1967
psi powers, for matter transmssion
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
psi powers, police work
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
psi powers, protection against
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
psi powers, testing for
   "Sense From Thought Divide" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction March 1955
psi powers, use to get husband
   "The Reluctant Witch" James E. Gunn Galaxy May 1953
psi talent, clairavoyance
   "The Great Doomed Ship" J.T. McIntosh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
psycheprobe, use of term
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
psychiatry, alternate realities
   "Adjustment" Ward Moore F&SF May 1957
   "A Wild Surmise" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
psychiatry, childhood trauma
   "Aelurophobe" Fredric Brown Dude 1962
   "And Now the News" Theodore Sturgeon 1956
   "Enough Time" Damon Knight Amazing Science Fiction July 1960
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "The New One" Fredric Brown Unknown Worlds 1942
psychiatry, delusions of alien
   "The Strange Case of John Kingman" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
psychiatry, recovery of identity
   "Mind Alone" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy Aug. 1953
psychiatry, shock treatment
   "The Strange Case of John Kingman" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
psychiatry, trama
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
psychiatry, transfer of psychosis
   "Narapoia" Alan Nelson What's Doing April 1948
psychiatry, use of electroshock
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
psychistrics, talent to heal people
   "The Holy Grail" Tom Purdom Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
psycho-conditioning, use of term
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
psycho-displacement
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
psychodynamics, use of term
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
psychokinesis. see also telekinesis
psycho-kinesis
   "Gonna Roll the Bones" Fritz Leiber Dangerous Visions 1967
psychokinesis, use of term
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury The Reporter Aug 7, 1951 in F&SF Feb. 1952
psychokinetic energy (PK)
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
psychological engineering, robots
   "Death Sentence" Isaac Asimov Astounding Nov. 1943
psychologist, mechanical, use of term
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
psychology, as hard science
   "Homo Sol" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
psychology, brain separated from body
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
psychology, conditioning to survive isolation
   "Night Mare Brother" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Feb. 1953
psychology, control of behaviour
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
psychology, developmental
   "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
psychology, dream deprivation
   "Such Stuff" John Brunner F&SF June 1962
psychology, escapism
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
psychology, identity
   "The Handler" Damon Knight Rogue Aug. 1960
psychology, impact of stay on moon on humans
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
psychology, loyalty rating
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
psychology, need for causality
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
psychology, need for news
   "And Now the News" Theodore Sturgeon 1956
psychology, need for order
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
psychology, need to survive
   "The Watchers in the Glade" Richard Wilson Galaxy Aug. 1964
psychology, of advertizing
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
psychology, progressive agoraphobia
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
psychology, reaching rock bottom
   "Descending" Thomas Disch Fantastic Stories of Imagination July 1964
psychology, situational psychosis
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
psychology, social manipulation
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
psychology, solo space travel
   "Operation M. I." R. Hamblen Analog May 1969
psychology, test for generational ship
   "Thirteen To Centaurus" J.G. Ballard Amazing April 1962
psychology, test of colonists
   "The Deep Down Dragon" Judith Merril Galaxy 1961
psychology, use of 'suicide' as means to improve productivity
   "The Right Man For The Right Job" J.C. Thompson 1962
psychology, wishful thinking
   "The Presence by the Fire" H.G. Wells Penny Illustrated Paper Aug. 1897
psycho police, use of term
   "Exiles of Tomorrow" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1955
psychoscanner, use of term
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
psychosis, new type
   "Narapoia" Alan Nelson What's Doing April 1948
pterodactyl, pet
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
PTW Probability Time Wave, use of term
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
puberty
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
puberty rites, cannibalism
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
public education, privatization of
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
public execution
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Bluebook 1955
public health
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
public opinion, and music business
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
public relations job, aliens will arrive
   "Initial Contact" Perry A. Chapdelaine Analog May 1969
public relations job, post-war relations
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
public service, duty of
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
public speaking, real time coaching
   "Star Descending" Algis Budrys Star Science Fiction #5 1959
punch cards, use of term
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
punishment
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Public Hating" Steve Allen Blue Book Mag. 1955
punishment, conditioning to prevent violent behaviour
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
   "The Malley System" Miriam Allen de Ford Dangerous Visions 1967
punishment, drug use
   "A Planet Named Shayol" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1961
punishment, exile to distance planet
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
punishment, exile to past
   "Exiles of Tomorrow" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1955
puns
   "A Loint of Paw" Isaac Asimov F&SF 1957
   "Benedict Breadfruit" series by Randall Garrett
   "Eripmav" Damon Knight F&SF June 1958
   "Feghoot" stories by Reginal Bretnor
   "Neutron Tide" Arthur C. Clarke Galaxy May 1970
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
puppeteers, use of term
   "At the Core" Larry Niven If Nov. 1966
   "Neutron Star" Larry Niven If Oct. 1966
purpose of life
   "Adjustment Team" Philip K. Dick Orbit No. 4 Sept.-Oct. 1954
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "Answer to Prayer" H.G. Wells New Statesman April 1937
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "Delusion for a Dragon Slayer" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1966
   "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Nov. 1944
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
   "The Years Draw Nigh" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
puzzle story
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
   "Marooned Off Vesta" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1939
   "The Men and the Mirror" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction July 1938
pyramid, ancient, on moon
   "A Visit to the Moon" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
pyromaniac
   "The New One" Fredric Brown Unknown Worlds 1942
 
Q

 quantum, use of term
   "Ship of Darkness" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol. 1 No. 2 1947
quarrantee, defying
   "Bite" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog July 1967
quasi-matter, use of term
   "The Tree of Time" Damon Knight serialized in F&SF Dec. 1963 - Jan. 1964

R - Ri
 

rabies
   "Bite" Lawrence A. Perkins Analog July 1967
race relations
   "Compound B" David Harold Fink 9 Great Tales of Space and Time 1954
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
   "The Day After the Martians Came" Frederik Pohl Dangerous Visions 1967
race relations, post nuclear war US
   "Eastward Ho!" William Tenn F&SF Oct. 1958
racial sterility, Martians
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
racism
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
   "The Day After the Martians Came" Frederik Pohl Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
   "Mute Milton" Harry Harrison Amazing Stories Feb. 1966
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
   "War Veteran" Philip K. Dick If March 1955
racism, inter-racial marrage taboo
   "Black & White" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Nov. 1962
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
radar
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
radiant energy, use of term
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
radiation, and genetic modification
   "The Blue Giraffe" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1939
radiation, burns, nuclear plant
   "Nerves" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
radiation, fallout
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
radiation, giant animals created
   "Spawn of the Ray" Maurice Duclos Amazing Feb. 1938
radiation, high frequency, prediction of impact
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
radiation, unforeseen effects
   "Socrates" John Christopher Galaxy Mar. 1951
radiation sickness, use of term
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
radiation therapy, predition
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
radio, alternative
   "The Beat Cluster" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1961
radioactive areas
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
radioactive fallout
   "The Crawlers" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1954
   "That Only A Mother" Judith Merril Astounding Science Fiction June 1948
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
radio broadcasting
   "Solander's Radio Tomb" Ellis Parker Butler Amazing Stories June 1927
radio communication with moon
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
radiogram, use of term
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
radio wave transmission, from dead man
   "Angerhelm" Cordwainer Smith Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
radio wave transmitters
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
   Slan serialized novel A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction 1940
radio wave transmitters, unforeseen effects of
   "The Great Radio Peril" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Apr. 1937
radio wave transmitters, used to control clones
   "Look-ALike Army" G.L. Vandenburg Amazing Aug 1957
radium, search for
   "The Radiant Enemies" R.F. Starzl Argosy Feb. 10, 1934
radium, use of term
   "Sold to Satan" Mark Twain Europe and Elsewhere 1923
radium repulsion rays, use of term
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
ramjet, use of term
   "Becalmed in Hell" Larry Niven F&SF July 1965
ram-jet, use of term
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
ramjet, use of term
   term invented by René Lorin 1913
ram-jet helicopter, use of term
   "Berom" John Berryman 1950
rational beings, keeping of pets
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
rational beings, society of
   "A Case of Conscience" James Bliss If Sept. 1953
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
rationalism, hubris of
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
rats, control of
   "The Rat Racket" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1931
rat(s), labratory,
   "Barney" Will Stanton F&SF Feb. 1951
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
rat(s), lives, from their point of view
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
   "The Tail-Tied Kings" Avram Davidson Galaxy April 1962
rat(s), mutant
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
"ray gun", use of term
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
ray guns, movie props
   "Armaments Race" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
reading spools, use of term
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
realities, alternate
   "A Wild Surmise" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "The Commuter" Philip K. Dick Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "The Destiny of Milton Gomrath" Alexei Panshink Analog Dec. 1967
   "The Hole On the Corner" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 2 1967
   "Last Enemy" H. Beam Piper Astounding 1950
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
   "The Street That Wasn't There" Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi Comet Stories July 1941
realities, alternate, access to
   "Fidler's Green" Richard McKenna Orbit 2 1967
reality, and android programming
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick F&SF Oct. 1969
reality, and ESP ability
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
reality, and myth
   "The Secret Place" Richard McKenna Orbit 1 1966
reality, control of
   "Adjustment Team" Philip K. Dick Orbit No. 4 Sept.-Oct. 1954
   "It Didn't Happen" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
   "Misadjustment' Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Quarterly Feb. 1957
   "Oddy and Id" Alfred Bester Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1950
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
   "The Street That Wasn't There" Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi Comet Stories July 1941
reality, dream therapy
   "Adjustment" Ward Moore F&SF May 1957
reality, escape from
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
   "The Secret Songs" Fritz Leiber F&SF Aug. 1962
reality, from a kitten's point of view
   "Space-Time For Springers" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction Stories 1958
reality, loss of
   "It Could Be Anything" Keith Laumer Amazing Jan. 1963
reality, nature of
   "A Matter of Reality" Carole E. Scott Analog Sept 1966
   "The Food Goes In The Top" Will Worthington Science Fantasy Aug 1961
   "The Hole On the Corner" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 2 1967
   "Warm" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1953
reality, or paranoia
   "The Horla" Guy de Maupassant Gil Blas Oct. 1886
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
reality, sense of not belonging
   "They" Robert Heinlein Unknown Fantasy Fiction April 1941
reality, space madness
   "The Yellow Pill" Rog Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1958
reality, subjective nature of
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick F&SF Oct. 1969
   "Misadjustment' Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Quarterly Feb. 1957
reality, virtual
   "Spectator Sport" John D. MacDonald Thrilling Wonder Stories 1950
reality television programs
   "The Pain Peddlers" Robert Silverberg Galaxy 1963
   "The Prize of Peril" Robert Sheckley F&SF May 1958
rebellion, act of. see also resistance movement
   "All the King's Men" Barrington J. Bayley New Worlds Mar. 1965
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison Galaxy Dec.1965
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount 1957
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
rebellion, by native martians
   "Final Exam" Chad Oliver Fantastic Nov-Dec 1952
reclamation, of wastes
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
record cylinder, use of term
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
records, falsified identity
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
records, telepathic projections
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
recreation, of dead wife
   "Yesterday House" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Aug. 1952
recursive SF. see science fiction writers, references to
rediscovery of lost knowledge
   "The Feeling Of Power" Isaac Asimov If Feb. 1958
red shift, object moving contrary to
   "The Dimple in Draco" Philip Latham Orbit 2 1967
refugees, displaced persons
   "DP!" Jack Vance Avon Science Fiction Reader 1953
regeneration, of bicycle
   "Or All The Seas With Oysters" Avram Davidson Galaxy May 1958
regeneration of tissue
   "Invariant" John Pierce Astounding Science Fiction April 1944
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept 1966
regret
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
   "The Door in the Wall" H.G. Wells Daily Chronicle July 1906
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
   "Postpaid To Paradise" Robert Arthur Argosy June 1940
reincarnation
   "A Date To Remember" William F. Temple 1949
   "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" Edgar Allan Poe Godey's Lady's Book April 1844
   "Population Implosion" Andrew J. Offutt If July 1967
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
reincarnation, children born without a soul
   "The Vitanuls" John Brunner F&SF July 1967
rejection, psychology of
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
rejuvenation. see immortality; longevity
relationships
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
relativity
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
religion, after civilization collapse
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
religion, and technology
   "God of the Playback" Stephen Dentinger Gods For Tomorrow 1967
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
religion, end of
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
religion, godhood of computer network
   "Amen And Out" Brian W. Aldiss New World SF 1966
religion, honouring life
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
religion, impact of modern science
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
religion, in technocracy society
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
religion, life after death of alien
   "Not by its Cover" Philip K. Dick Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
religion, life of Christ
   "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1966
religion, not needed by aliens
   "Apostle To Alpha" Betty T. Balke The Episcopalian Jan. 1966
religion, of aliens
   "Balaam" Anthony Boucher 9 Tales of Space and Time 1954
   "The Shrine of Temptation" Judith Merril Fantastic April 1962
   "Unhuman Sacrifice" Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1958
religion, of ancient technology
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF April 1955
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
religion, of androids
   "Judas" John Brunner Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
religion, rise of prophet
   "The Seat of Judgment" Lester del Rey 1957
religion, second coming of Christ
   "Lord Randy, My Son" Joe L. Hensley Dangerous Visions #2 1967
religion vs. science
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
religious beliefs
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
religious beliefs, in conflict with social customs
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
replicant, robots
   "Evidence" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1946
replicants. see also  doppelganger
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F & SF 1954
   "The Hanging Stranger" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Adventures Dec. 1953
   "Imposter" Philip K. Dick Galaxy June 1953
   "It Could Be Anything" Keith Laumer Amazing Jan. 1963
   "Let's Get Together" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1957
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
replicants, crew of Mars mission replaced
   "Explorers We" Philip K. Dick F&SF Jan. 1959
replicants, invasion
   "The God on the 36th Floor" Herbert D. Kostle Amazing Dec. 1963
replicator, use of term
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
reproduction, alternating modes
   "Your Haploid Heart" James Tiptree Jr. Analog Sept. 1969
reproduction, state control
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
reproductive technology
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "Hyperpilosity" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1938
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
   "War With The Robots" Harry Harrison Science Fiction Adventures No. 27 July 1962
   "Yesterday House" Fritz Leiber Galaxy Aug. 1952
reproductive technology, parthenogenetic birth
   "Jaycee" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
resistance movement
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
resources. see also natural resources
resources, declining
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
   "Limiting Factor" Clifford D. Simak Startling Stories Nov. 1949
resources, self-sufficiency
   "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov.1952
resources, taken from alternate universe
   "Tiger By The Tail" Alan E. Nourse Galaxy Nov. 1951
resources, taken from other timelines
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
resources, transportation of ore
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
responsibility, burden of
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
responsibility, for ones own failure
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
retardation, last women on earth
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
retinascope, use of term
   "The Luckiest Man in Denv" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June 1952
retirement
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
retrofuture. see prediction stories
retrogressor, use of term
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
revenge, for murder of husband
   "The Sharing of Flesh" Poul Anderson Galaxy Dec. 1968
reverse engineering, alien space ship
   "Persistence" Joseph P. Martino Analog May 1969
revolution, failure of
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
righteousness, and war
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
Rip van Winkle type stories. see also suspended animation
   "The Asteroids, 2194" John Wyndham Amazing Jan. 1961
   "The Eternal Wall" Raymond Z. Gallun Amazing Stories Nov. 1942
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
   "The Immortal Fish" Elizabeth Mann Borgese 1957
   "The Jamieson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
risk-taking, machine put end to
   "The Happy Breed" John T. Sladek Dangerous Visions 1967
Riverworld, planet
   "Riverworld" Philip José Farmer Worlds of Tomorrow Jan. 1966

 

Rl - Ru

road construction
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
road rage. see cars
roads, surfacing machines
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
roads or sidewalks, moving
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison 1965
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
robots
robass, use of term
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
Robie the robot, use of term
   "A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1953
robocop
   "Brillo" Ben Bova and Harlan Ellison Analog August 1970
roboflier, use of term
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
roboreceptionist, use of term
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
robosurg, use of term
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
robot gun, use of term
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
robotics, first use of term
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
robotics, three laws of
   explicitly stated in "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
robot-operated stratosphere planes, use of term
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
robots, addition of emotions
   "Helen O'Loy" Lester Del Rey 1938
robots, advice from
   "Nobody Here But ..." Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction 1953
robots, aftermath of war
   "A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1953
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "I Made You" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction March 1954
robots, alien
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
   "The Life Hater" Fred Saberhagen Galaxy 1964
robots, army, plan for
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
robots, as actors
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
robots, as cheap labourers
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
robots, as therapist
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
robots, attempt to control all time tracks
   "The Robots Are Here" Terry Carr If 1967
robots, automaton
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
   "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce 1909
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
robots, automaton, female
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
robots, avenge the end of humanity
   "To Avenge Man" Lester del Rey Galaxy Dec. 1964
robots, child-like
   "Lenny" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Jan. 1958
robots, compassion of
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
robots, copy of wife
   "Punishment Without Crime" Ray Bradbury Other Worlds Mar. 1950
robots, culture
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
   "Into Thy Hands" Lester Del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1945
   "Judas" John Brunner Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
   "Lost Memory" Peter Phillips Galaxy May 1952
   "Orphans of the Void" Michael Shaara Galaxy June 1952
   "Robot's Return" Robert Moore Williams 1938
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
robots, desire to serve
   "Orphans of the Void" Michael Shaara Galaxy June 1952
robots, develops mind-reading ability
   "Liar" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1941
robots, disposal of after war
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
robots, dog
   "Hunting Machine" Carol Emshwiller Science Fiction Stories May 1957
robots, early use of term
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
robots, faith in humanity
   "To Avenge Man" Galaxy Dec. 1964
robots, falling in love with
   "Satisfaction Guaranteed" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Jan. 1951
robots, female
   "Helen O'Loy" Lester Del Rey 1938
robots, government administration by
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
robots, horse
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
robots, housework
   "There Will Come Soft Rains" Ray Bradbury The Martian Chronicles 1950
robots, human duplicates
   "The Lady Automaton" E.E. Kellett Pearson's Magazine June 1901
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
robots, humanoid. see also androids; cyborgs
   "The Golem" Avram Davidson F&SF Mar. 1955
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "Nobody Here But ..." Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Second Chance" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
robots, humanoid, point of view
   "I, Robot" Eando Binder Amazing Jan. 1939
robots, impersonate humans and explode
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
robots, indestructable
   "Victory Unintentional" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories Aug. 1942
robots, industrial
   "Little Lost Robot" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1947
robots, isolation of, as experiment
   "Death Sentence" Isaac Asimov Astounding Nov. 1943
robots, limits to usefulness
   "Exploration Team" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1956
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
   "Risk" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction May 1955
robots, loss of memory of organic beings
   "Lost Memory" Peter Phillips Galaxy May 1952
   "Men Are Different" Alan Bloch 1954
   "Robot's Return" Robert Moore Williams 1938
   "Though Dreamers Die" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1944
robots, lost
   "Robot AL-76 Goes Astray" Isaac Asimov Amazing Feb. 1942
robots, make doctors obsolete
   "Wanted in Surgery" Harlan Ellison If Aug. 1957
robots, malfunction
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
robots, mice
   The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
   "Mechanical Mice" Maurice A. Hugi Astounding Stories 1941
robots, nursemaid
   Robbie" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories 1940
robots, point of view
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
robots, police
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "Two-handed Engine" Henry Kuttner F&SF 1955
robots, police officer
   "Brillo" Ben Bova and Harlan Ellison Analog August 1970
robots, proof-reader
   "Galley Slave" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Dec. 1957
robots, psychologist
   "Short In The Chest" Idris Seabright (aka Margaret St. Clair) Fantastic Universe July 1954
robots, remote controlled
   "Encounter in the Dawn" Arthur C. Clarke Amazing Stories June-July 1953
robots, replacing human workers
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
robots, replicant
   "Evidence" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1946
robots, replicant suicide bombers
   "Let's Get Together" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1957
robots, reprogramming of
   "Robot AL-76 Goes Astray" Isaac Asimov Amazing Feb. 1942
   "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
robots, robot team
   "Catch That Rabbit" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1944
robots, self-awareness of
   "Impostor" Philip K. Dick Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
robots, self-replicating
   "How the Old World Died" Harry Harrison Galaxy Oct. 1964
   "Mechanical Mice" Maurice A. Hugi Astounding Stories 1941
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
robots, servants
   "Compassion Circuit" John Wyndham Sunday Chronicle 1954
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
   "The Proud Robot" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
   "The Psychophonic Nurse" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1928
   "Reason" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   Robbie" Isaac Asimov Super Science Stories 1940
robots, specialized
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
robots, suicide
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
robots, suicide of alien robot
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
robots, take control of animals
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
robots, teachers
   "A Learning Experience" Theodore Litwell Analog Dec. 1968
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
robots, theology of
   "Reason" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
robots, therapists
   "Short in the Chest" Margaret St. Clair Fantastic Universe 1954
robots, tiny
   "A Game of Unchance" Philip K. Dick Amazing July 1964
robots, to murder and fake the evidence
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
robots, to repair robots
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
robots, travelling salesman
   "Company Store" Robert Silverberg Star Science Fiction #5 1959
robots, treatment by humans
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
robots, use for labour
   "The Metal Smile" Alfred Coppel Super Science Stories July 1950
robots, use in advertizing
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
robots, voting rights
   "Electronic Landslide" Clyde Hostetter Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
robots, wife
   "The Perfect Woman" Robert Sheckley Amazing Stories Dec. 53-Jan.54
robots, with consciousness
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
robots, with pet
   "First Law" Isaac Asimov Fantastic Universe Oct 1956
robutler, use of term
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
Roche's limit, use of term
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
   "Thinking Machine" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
Roche's zone, use of term
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
rock, ability to walk through
   "Rock Driver" Harry Harrison 1951
rocket. see also space ship
rocket, atomic powered
   "EV" Raymond Z. Gallun and Jerome Bixby Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
rocket, point of view
   "I, Rocket" Ray Bradbury" Amazing May 1944
rocket, use of term
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
rocketeers, use of term
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
rocket port, use of term
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
rocket racing, use of term
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
rocket satellite, use of term
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
rocket ship, first launch, by neo-Nazi
   "Flight into Darkness" J. Francis McComas Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
rocket tubes, use of term
   "Not Only Dead Men" A.E.van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1942
Roman Catholic Church
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
Roman Empire, impact of modern technology on
   "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
rotation of earth, stopped
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
r-pistol, use of term
   "Strange Eden" Philip K. Dick Imagination Dec 1954
rural/urban warfare
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
Russia. see USSR
 
S              

sabotage tactics
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
   "The Rocket of 1955" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
sacrifice, and alien artifact
   "The Red One" Jack London Cosmopolitan Oct. 1918
sacrifice, by computer
   "EPICAC" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Collier's Nov. 1950
sacrifice, for family
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
sacrifice, for humanity
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
sacrifice, for love
   "An Ancient Madness" Damon Knight Galaxy June 1964
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
sacrifice, in war
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
sacrifice, of frontiersmen
   "The Reluctant Heroes" Frank M. Robinson Galaxy Jan. 1951
sacrifice, the price paid to win
   "Coranda" Keith Roberts New Worlds SF 1967
sacrifice, to destroy enemy
   "Cully" Jack Egan Amazing Jan. 1963
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
   "Goodlife" Fred Saberhagen Worlds of Tomorrow Dec. 1963
sacrifice, to end suffering
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
sacrifice, to obtain success
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
sacrifice, to protect worldwide access to cheap power
   "The Bug-Eyed Musicians" Laurence M. Janifer 1959
sacrifice, to save friend
   "Hemingway in Space" Kingsley Amis Punch 1960
sacrifice, to save humanity
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
   "Idiot Stick" Damon Knight Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
sacrifice, to save passengers
   "The Burning of the Brain" Cordwainer Smith If Oct 1958
sacrifice, to save robot lives
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
sacrifice, workers forced to stay on Mars
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
sadistic pleasures
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "The Prowler in the City" Harlan Ellison Dangerous Visions 1967
sail. see solar sail
salesmanship
   "The Big Pat Boom" Damon Knight 1963
   "Company Store" Robert Silverberg Star Science Fiction #5 1959
   "Hair-Raising Adventure" Rosel George Brown Star Science Fiction #5 1959
   "Teething Ring" James Causey Galaxy Jan. 1953
San Francisco, setting
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
    stories of Philip K. Dick
sanity, isolation
   "The Number You Have Reached" Thomas M. Disch sf Impulse 1967
sanity, society's defining of
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
satan. see devil
satellite, relay system
   "The Haunted Space Suit" also called "Who's There" Arthur C. Clarke New Worlds Nov. 1958
satellite, with astronaut to position
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "The Mouths of All Men" Ed M. Clinton Amazing July 1964
satellites
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
satire, commercialization of Christmas
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
satire, modern life
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
satire, on equality
   "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. F&SF Oct. 1961
satire, on logic
   "Built Down Logically" Howard Schoenfeld F&SF Dec. 1951
   "Null-O" Philip K. Dick If Dec 1958
satire, on modern life
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
   "A Touch of Grapefruit" Richard Matheson Star Science Fiction #5 1959
   "Chronopolis" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction #95 June 1960
   "Computers Don't Argue" Gordon R. Dickson Analog Sept. 1965
   "The Food Goes In The Top" Will Worthington Science Fantasy Aug 1961
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Love Called This Thing" Avram Davidson and Laura Goforth Galaxy Apr. 1959
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
   "Sales Pitch" Philip K. Dick Future June 1954
satire, on sci-fi movie-making
   "Armaments Race" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
Saturn, first landing
   "In Saturn's Realm" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
Saturn's rings, as tourist attraction
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
scam artist, use of technology
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
scanner, cerebral, use of term
   "Through Other Eyes" R.A. Lafferty Furture Science Fiction Feb. 1960
scanners, use of term
   "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1948
scanning wave, use of term
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
scatjet, use of term
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
schizophrenia, and godhood
   "And So Say All Of Us" Bruce McAllister If Sept. 1969
schizophrenia, as social order
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
schizophrenia, cure
   "The Humours" Robert Sheckley Store of Infinity 1960
school. see also education
school, cheating on exams
   "A Slip Under the Microscope" H. G. Wells Yellow Book Jan. 1896
school, comparing future and present
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
school, eleducation
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
school, for psis
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
school, on satellite in orbit around earth
   "Kindergarten" Fritz Leiber F&SF Apr. 1963
science, limits to
   "The Dimple in Draco" Philip Latham Orbit 2 1967
science, loss due to nuclear war
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF beginning in April 1955
science, loss due to state religion
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
science and magic
   "The Beach Where Time Began" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Aug 1956
   "Belief" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1953
   "The Reluctant Witch" James E. Gunn Galaxy May 1953
science fiction, reading of
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
science fiction culture
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
science fiction stories, references to
   "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe Orbit 7 1970
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
science fiction writers, references to
   "A Likely Story" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1956
   "Orpheus With Clay Feet" Jack Dowland aka Philip K. Dick Escapade 1964
   "Transfer Point" Anthony Boucher Galaxy Nov. 1950
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
   Lest Darkness Fall referenced in "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
science vs religion
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
scientific discovery
   "Blindness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1935
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
   "Brooklyn Project" William Tenn Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "The Merman" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1938
scientific discovery, and poverty
   "The Scarlet Throne" Edward W. Ludwig Amazing July 1964
scientific discovery, control of application
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Committee of the Whole" Frank Herbert 1965
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
scientific discovery, dangers of
   "Be My Guest" Damon Knight Fantastic Universe Sept 1958
   "Brooklyn Project" William Tenn Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
scientific discovery, impact of cold war
   "Let's Get Together" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1957
scientific discovery, original thought
   "Noise Level" Raymond F. Jones Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1952
scientific discovery, satire of
   "Belief" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1953
   "It Was Nothing - Really" Theodore Sturgeon 1969
scientific discovery, space travel
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
scientific research, poisonous plants
   "Rappaccini's Daughter" Nathaniel Hawthorne 1844
scientists, ahead of their time
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
scientists, as government
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
scientist(s), as property of state
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
scientist(s), bias of
   "Belief" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1953
scientists, ethical decisions
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
   "Brooklyn Project" William Tenn Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "Brownshoes" Theodore Sturgeon Adam May 1969
   "Committee of the Whole" Frank Herbert 1965
   "Death from the Stars" A. Rowley Hilliard 1931
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
   "Flowers For Algernon" Daniel Keyes F&SF Apr. 1959
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
   "Hall of Mirrors" Frederic Brown Galaxy Dec. 1953
   "Judgment Day" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1955
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
   "The Man from When" Dannie Plachta If 1966
   "Masks" Damon Knight Playboy 1968
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
   "Obviously Suicide" S. Fowler Wright Beyond the End of Time 1952
   "The Power and the Glory" Charles Willard Diffin Astounding Science Fiction July 1930
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
   "Such Stuff" John Brunner F&SF June 1962
   "Three Portraits and a Prayer" Frederik Pohl Galaxy 1962
   "The Voice from the Ether" Lloyd Arthur Eshbach Amazing May 1931
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
   "The Weapon" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1951
scientist(s), hobbyist
   Gallegher series of stories by Lewis Padgett (Kuttner and Moore)
scientist(s), idiosyncratic inventors
   "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1931
   "Gallegher Plus" Henry Kuttner Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1943
   "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Apr. 1941
   "The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke Tales fom the White Hart 1957
scientists, problem solving on expedition
   "Hot Planet" Hal Clement Galaxy Aug. 1963
scientists, rivalry
   "The Billiard Ball" Isaac Asimov If March 1967
scientist(s), storage of disease bacteria
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
scientist(s), who causes disaster
   "Adam and No Eve" Alfred Bester Analog 1941
screenwall, use of term
   "The Deep Down Dragon" Judith Merril Galaxy 1961
sculptures
   "Manscarer" Keith Roberts New Worlds in Science Fiction 1966
sea creature
   "Dagon" H.P. Lovecraft The Vagrant Nov. 1919
sealingsilk, use of term
   "The Beat Cluster" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1961
sea people
   "Davey Jones Ambassador" Raymond Z. Gallun 1935
sea serpents
   "The Monster of Lake Lametrie" Wardon Allan Curtis Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1899
sea water, mineral extraction
   "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" Colin Kapp New Writings In SF - 4 1965
   "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
second chances
   "The Day Time Stopped Moving" Bradner Buckner Amazing Stories Oct. 1940
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping Mar. 1955
seeds from Venus
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
seed ships
   "Surface Tension" James Blish Galaxy Aug. 1952
seed ships, use of asteroid
   "The Custodians" James H. Schmitz Analog Dec. 1968
seeds or spores from space
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
   "The Leech" Robert Sheckley Galaxy Dec. 1952
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
seetee
   Seetee Ship collection of stories Jack Williamson 1951
segregation
   "The Wall" Josephine Saxton Science Fantasy Nov. 1965
selenites, use of term
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
selenographic. see also moon
selenographic expedition
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
selenologist, use of term
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
self confidence, building
   "The Guided Man" L. Sprague de Camp Startling Stories Oct. 1952
self-esteem, failure in life
   "Private Eye" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
self-esteem, of women
   "True Self" Elisabeth Mann Borgese Galaxy Oct. 1959
self-governance
   "Blind Alley" Isaac Asimov Astounding March 1945
   "Homey Atmoshere" Daniel F. Galouye Galaxy April 1961
self-importance, alien abduction
   "Fair Game" Philip K. Dick If Sept 1959
self-sacrifice. see sacrifice
sensations, recording of
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
sense of being different. see alienation
sense of wonder stories
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
senses, and ESP amplified
   "Night Piece" Poul Anderson F&SF July 1961
senses, impact of brain surgery
   "The Man With English" H.L. Gold STAR Science Fiction Stories 1953
senses, sensation of being watched
   "Birds Can't Count" Mildred Clingerman F&SF Feb. 1955
senses, without atmosphere
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
sentient. see also intelligence
sentient machines
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "Etaoin Shrdlu" Fredric Brown 1942
   "The Evitable Conflict" Isaac Asimov 1950
   "The Golem" Avram Davidson F&SF Mar. 1955
   "Instinct" Lester Del Ray 1951
   "Kin" Richard Wilson 1956 originally "Show Your Might"
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
SETI -type story
   "The Listeners" James E. Gunn Galaxy Sept. 1968
sewage treatment, to prevent disease
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
sex, as stress relief
   "Short In The Chest" Idris Seabright (aka Margaret St. Clair) Fantastic Universe July 1954
sex, incest
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
sex, in space
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
sex, misunderstood by aliens
   "Playboy and the Slime God" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1961
sex, recording experience of
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
sex change, both partners
   "WHOSAWHATSA" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1967
sexual attaction, changing female pheromone cycle
   "Never Underestimate" Theodore Sturgeon If Jan. 1952
sexual identity
   "The Singular Quest of Martin Borg" George Collyn New Worlds Feb. 1965
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
sexuality, and enforced birth control
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
sexuality, and fat women
   "The Food Farm" Kit Reed Orbit 2 1967
sexuality, and overpopulation
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
sexuality, androgynous children
   "Coming-Of-Age Day" A.K. Jorgensson 1965
sexuality, androgynous spacers
   "Aye, and Gomorrah" Samuel R. Delany Dangerous Visions 1967
sexuality, and violence
   "The Place With No Name" Harlan Ellison F&SF July 1969
sexuality, defining human characteristics
   "Your Haploid Heart" James Tiptree Jr. Analog Sept. 1969
sexuality, erectile dysfunction
   "Nasty" Fredric Brown Playboy Apr. 1959
sexuality, establishing a colony
   "Expedition" Fredric Brown F&SF Feb. 1957
sexuality, incest
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
sexuality, loss of control of one's actions
   "Passengers" Robert Silverberg Orbit 4 1968
sexuality, openness required by society
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
sexuality, social engineering
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
sexuality, television censorship
   "Double Standard" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
sexuality, violation of taboos
   "Day Million" Frederik Pohl Rogue Feb/Mar 1966
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Lovers" Phillip José Farmer Startling Stories Aug. 1952
   "Sex And/Or Mr. Morrison" Carol Emshwiller Dangerous Visions 1967
sexuality, within military
   "Short in the Chest" Margaret St. Clair Fantastic Universe 1954
shape shifter
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
shape shifter, detective
   "The Sword Swallower" Ron Goulart F&SF Nov. 1967
shield, invisible, use of term
   "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke The Avon Science Fiction & Fantasy Reader 1951
shield-field, use of term
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
shield generators, use of term
   "The Castaway" Nelson Bond Planet Stories Winter 1940
ship, strange, lands at army base
   "Emergency Landing" Ralph Williams Astounding Science Fiction July 1940
ship brain, use of term
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
ship-crash-on-planet
   "Asleep in Armageddon" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Winter 1948
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
   "Enchanted Village" A.E. Van Vogt Other Worlds July 1950
   "Hobbyist" Eric Frank Russell Astounding 1947
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
   "Mother of Invention" Tom Godwin Astounding Science Fiction 1953
   "On Messenger Mountain" Gordon R. Dickson Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
   "Something Else" Robert J. Tilley F&SF Oct. 1965
   "Something Green" Fredric Brown Space On My Hands 1951
   "The Watchers in the Glade" Richard Wilson Galaxy Aug. 1964
   "Wherever You Are" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction April 1959
ship-crash-on-planet, trick to regain control of ship
   "Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1945
ships, exchange of
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
shop, strange, as setting
   "The Crystal Egg" New Review May 1897
   "The Magic Shop" H.G. Wells Strange Magazine June 1903
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
   "This One's On Me" Eric Frank Russell Nebula Science Fiction Number 4 1953
shrinking, of humans
   "He Who Shrank" Henry Hasse Amazing Stories Aug. 1936
   "Out of the Sub-Universe" R.F. Starzl Amazing Stories Quarterly Summer 1928
shrinking, of humans, multiple pieces
   "A Matter of Size" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction April 1934
shuttle, use of term
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
shuttle ship, televised return of
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
sidewalks or roads, moving
   "A Visitor from the Twentieth Century" Harold Donitz Amazing Stories May 1928
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison 1965
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
sidewise, use of term
   "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster Astounding Stories June 1934
sigma-ray needles, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
silence, sphere of
   "Silenzia" Alan Nelson F&SF Sept. 1953
silicon-based life
   "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum Wonder Stories July 1934
   "The Liberation of Earth" William Tenn Future Science Fiction May 1953
   "Optimum Pass" W. Macfarlane Analog Feb. 1968
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
   "The Talking Stone" Isaac Asimov" F&SF Oct. 1955
single celled organism  see bacteriology; virus 
Sirian space port
   "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction May 1955
skim-boat, use of term
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
skin, synthetic
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
sky-ad, use of term
   "Time Locker" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1943
sky advertising
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
sky-cab, use of term
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
skycycles, use of term
   "Handicap" Larry Niven Galaxy 1967
skyscrapers. see buildings
slavery, conquest of earth
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "In The Arena" Brian W. Aldiss If July 1963
   "The Invaders" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction June 1935
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
   "Rebellion" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1935
slavery, ending on colony planet
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
slavery, humans treated as butterflies
   "The Last Men" Frank Belkanp Long Jr. 1934
slavery, masters point of view
   "Sandra" George P. Elliott F&SF Oct 1957
slavery, of martian women
   "Dumb Martians" John Wyndham Galaxy July 1952
slavery, post nuclear war US
   "Eastward Ho!" William Tenn F&SF Oct. 1958
slavery, purchase of smart child
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
slaves, people teleported to planet
   "The Unteleported Man" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Dec. 1964
slaves, use of experiments
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
sleep. see also cryonics; Rip van Winkle type stories
sleep, and aliens replace victim
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
sleep, end of need for
   "Sleeping Beauty" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
sleep, learning during
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
sleep, research, ethics of
   "Such Stuff" John Brunner F&SF June 1962
sleep, until rescue
   "Die, Shadow!" Algis Budrys If May 1963
sleep-gun, use of term
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
sleep locker, use of term
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
slice-gun, use of term
   "The Pain Peddlers" Robert Silverberg Galaxy 1963
slidewalk. see sidewalks or roads, moving
slide walk, use of term
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison Galaxy Dec.1965
slidewalk, use of term
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
slipway, freight, use of term
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
slot machine, haunted
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
slow glass, use of term
   "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw Analog Aug.1966
smoking in public, banned
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
Snodgrass, Phineas
   "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
snoring, cure
   "Sleeping Beauty" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
snowball effect, social system experiment
   "The Snowball Effect" Katherine MacLean Galaxy Sept. 1952
snowflakes, space living
   "The Silent Colony" Robert Silverberg Future Science Fiction Oct. 1954
soap, hormone-impregnated, use of term
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
social conditioning, suppression of criminal behaviour
   "The Crime Therapist" Marion Zimmer Bradley Future Science Fiction Oct. 1954
social control, conformity
   "The Finer Breed" Helen M. Urban F&SF March 1956
social control, fear of deviant
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "Feedback" Katherine Maclean Astounding 1951
social control, monogamy
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
social control, of violent behaviour
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
social control, prefrontal surgery
   "Tomorrows Gift" Edmund Cooper Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
Social Darwinism
   "A Question of Attitude" Christopher Anvil Analog Dec. 1967
   "Placement Test" Keith Laumer Amazing July 1964
   "Space Rating" John Berryman Analog Mar. 1967
social engineering
   "The Adventurer" C.M. Kornbluth Space Science Fiction 1953
   "Bumberboom" Avram Davidson F&SF 1966
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Thirteen To Centaurus" J.G. Ballard Amazing April 1962
social experiment, in self-contained building
   "Total Environment" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Feb. 1968
social experiment, on island
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
social experiments
   "This Star Shall Be Free" Murray Leinster Super Science Stories Nov. 1949
social histories
   "Mother Earth" Isaac Asimov Astounding May 1949
social interaction, impact of
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
socialism, world government
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
socialization
   "The Playground" Ray Bradbury The Illustrated Man 1952
social movements, growth of
   "The Snowball Effect" Katherine MacLean Galaxy Sept. 1952
social norms, control of the individual
   "The Academy" Robert Sheckley Worlds of If 1954
   "An Ancient Madness" Damon Knight Galaxy June 1964
   "Not With A Bang" Damon Knight F&SF 1950
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury F&SF 1952
   "The Finer Breed" Helen M. Urban F&SF March 1956
social reconstruction
   "The Gentle Vultures" Isaac Asimov Super Science Fiction Dec. 1957
social reconstruction, relief mission
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
social satire, Disney products
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
social status, and happiness
   "The Fence" Clifford D. Simak Space Science Fiction Sept. 1952
social status, caste rank
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
   "Shape" Robert Sheckley 1953
social status, having private space
   "Ullward's Retreat" Jack Vance Galaxy Dec 1958
social status, objectification of women
   "True Self" Elisabeth Mann Borgese Galaxy Oct. 1959
social status, purchase of smart child
   "Winston" Kit Reed Orbit 5 1969
social system, perfect. see also utopian communities
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "The Mother Of Necessity" Chad Oliver Another Kind 1955
social systems
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "The Dragon Masters" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1962
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
   "The Only Thing We Learn" C.M. Kornbluth Startling Stories July 1949
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
   "Susceptibility" John D. MacDonald 1951
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
   "Weyr Search" Anne McCaffrey Analog Oct. 1967
social systems, anarchy
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
social systems, and overpopulation
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
   "Welcome to the Monkey House" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Playboy 1967
social systems, caste
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
social systems, change due to computers
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
social systems, control of the individual
   "An Ancient Madness" Damon Knight Galaxy June 1964
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man" Harlan Ellison Galaxy Dec.1965
   "Shape" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "The Finer Breed" Helen M. Urban F&SF March 1956
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
social systems, experiment with
   "The Snowball Effect" Katherine MacLean Galaxy Sept. 1952
social systems, feudal
   "The Last Castle" Jack Vance Galaxy Apr. 1966
social systems, isolated
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
social systems, isolation of nonconformists
   "The Crackpots" Harlan Ellison If June 1956
social systems, manipulation of
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
social systems, matriarchy
   "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny F&SF Nov. 1963
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
social systems, medical technology for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
social systems, myths
   "A Discovery in the Woods" Graham Green A Sense of Reality 1963
social systems, need of work
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
social systems, primitive
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
social systems, slow changes
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
social systems, status
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
social systems, understanding customs and laws
   "The Man Who Came Early" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1956
social values, impact of kindness
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
social values, preparation of society for war
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
society, impact of self-replicating robots
   "How the Old World Died" Harry Harrison Galaxy Oct. 1964
society, impact of toys on child development
   "War Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1959
society, impact of war
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
society, nonconformity. see conformity, enforced
society, non-interference with development
   "To Plant A Seed" Neil Barrett Jr. Amazing Dec. 1963
society, slow change to
   "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Feb.1970
sociocultural matrix, use of term
   "The [Widget], the [Wadget] and Buff" Theodore Sturgeon F&SF Nov & Dec. 1955
solar energy
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
solar energy, unlimited
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
Solarian, use of term
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
   "In Value Deceived" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1950
solar power, use of term
   "Let There Be Light" Robert A. Heinlein Super Science Stories May 1940
solar sail, photonic sail-ships, use of term
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
solar sail, use of term
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
solar system, shrinking in size
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
solar system, sun, cooling of
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
solar system, sun, hit by comet
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
solar-type stars, use of term
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
sol-class sun, use of term
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
soldiers, device to individually fly
   "Historical Note" Murray Leinster Astounding 1951
soldiers, force field to individually protect
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
soldiers, transformed to look like enemy
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
sol-gun, use of term
   "Something Green" Fredric Brown Space On My Hands 1951
solidograph, use of term
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
solidograph projector, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
solidographs, use of term
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
solidoslides, use of term
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
somnolene, use of term
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
sonic beam, use of term
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding 1950
sonic shocker, use of term
   "Counterfeit" Alan E. Nourse Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1952
sonic stun gun, use of term
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
sonic stunners, use of term
   "The Jigsaw Man" Larry Niven Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
sonic telepathor, use of term
   "Me and Flapjack and the Martians" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Dec 1952
sounds, as weapon
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
sounds, collecting
   "The New Sound" Charles Beaumont 1955
sounds, drawing subterranean creature
   "The Worm" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Mar. 1927
sound waves, cancelling out
   "Silence Please" Arthur C. Clarke Science-Fantasy Winter 1950
soyaburger, first use of term
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
soylent, use of term
   Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison serialized in SF Impulse 1966
space, accident
   "Marooned Off Vesta" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1939
   "Via Death" Eando Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1938
space, accident, help from alien
   "Bedside Manner" William Morrison Galaxy May 1954
space, beacons
   "A Hitch In Space" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow Aug. 1963
space, death in
   "Kaleidoscope" Ray Bradbury 1949
space, debree
   "The Haunted Space Suit" also called "Who's There" Arthur C. Clarke New Worlds Nov. 1958
space, entities
   "The Dance of the Changer and the Three" Terry Carr The Farthest Reaches 1968
   "Eyes Do More Than See" Isaac Asimov
   "The Fire Balloons" Ray Bradbury The Silver Locusts 1951
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "From These Ashes.." also called "Entity Trap" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories Aug. 1950
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
space, listening to
   "The Listeners" James E. Gunn Galaxy Sept. 1968
space, metal salvage in
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
space, mining in
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
space, rescue mission
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
space, set adrift in
   "Ordeal in Space" Robert A. Heinlien Town & Country May 1948
space ark. see generational ships
space ark, use of term
   "Decision Illogical" Neal B. Wilkson Astounding Science Fiction July 1948
space boat, use of term
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
spaceboat, use of term
   "Ship of Darkness" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol. 1 No. 2 1947
space-born, use of term
   "The Enemy" Damon Knight Venture Science Fiction Jan. 1958
space-cruiser, use of term
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
space-denial drive, use of term
   "Superstition" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction 1954
space exploration. see also space travel
   "Blindness" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1935
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
   "Requiem" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1940
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
space exploration, end of
   "The Years Draw Nigh" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1951
space exploration, first contact
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
space exploration, married team
   "Old Testament" Jerome Bixby Galaxy 1964
space exploration, opposition to
   "Columbus Was A Dope" Robert A. Heinlein Startling Stories May 1947
   "Trends" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction July 1939
space exploration, rescue
   "Via Death" Eando Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1938
space exploration vs. military applications
   "EV" Raymond Z. Gallun and Jerome Bixby Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
space freighter, use of term
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
spacegram, use of term
   "Mr. Costello, Hero" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy Dec. 1953
spaceliner, use of term
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
space madness
   "A Hitch In Space" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow Aug. 1963
   "Bulkhead" Theodore Sturgeon A Way Home 1955
   "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1948
   "The Yellow Pill" Rog Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1958
spaceoline, use of term
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
space opera (examples only)
   "Galactic Patrol" E.E. Smith serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Sept 1937 to Feb. 1938
   "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1948
   "Second Stage Lensman" E.E. Smith serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1941 to Feb. 1942
   "Triplanetary" E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Stories Jan - Apr. 1934
   The Skylark of Space E.E. Smith serialized in Amazing Aug-Oct 1928
space plague, use of term
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
space program, advancement of
   "No Moon For Me" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
space program, advent of
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
space program, death of female astronaut
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
space program, impetus to
   "The Cave of Night" James E. Gunn Galaxy Feb. 1955
space program, pilot testing
   "Space Rating" John Berryman Analog Mar. 1967
space program, space flight, first
   "A Star Fell" L.J. Beeston Cassell's Magazine Sept 1904
space program, space flight, launch
   "Precedent" Charles Gray New Worlds May 1952
space program, space flight, mouse test flight
   "The Star Mouse" Fredric Brown Planet Stories Spring 1942
space program, US
   "The Rocket of 1955" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
space program, USSR
   "At the End of the Orbit" Arthur C. Clarke If Nov. 1961
spacer, returns to earth
   "The Hoofer" Walter M. Miller Fantastic Universe Sept. 1955
space race, between US military branches
   "Project Hush" William Tenn Galaxy Feb. 1954
spacers, price of working in space
   "The Altar at Midnight" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Nov. 1952
space ship, atomic powered
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
space ship, escape from
   "Marooned Off Vesta" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1939
space ship, isolation of diseased population
   "The Discarded" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1959
space ship, life
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
   "Special Aptitude" Theodore Sturgeon Other Worlds Mar. 1951
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
space ship, navigation
   "Escape to Fear" Peter Reed Super Science Stories July 1950
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
   "Passage to Sharanee" Carol Grey (aka Robert A.W. Lowndes) Future Combined with Science Fiction April 1942
   "Star Light" Isaac Asimov Scientific American Oct. 1962
space ship, organic
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
space ship, point of view of
   "I, Rocket" Ray Bradbury" Amazing May 1944
space ship, run by human brain
   "Becalmed in Hell" Larry Niven F&SF July 1965
   "The Ship Who Mourned" Anne McCaffrey Analog March 1966
space ship, setting
   "A Hitch In Space" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow Aug. 1963
   "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell 1955
   "Bulkhead" Theodore Sturgeon A Way Home 1955
   "The Burning of the Brain" Cordwainer Smith If Oct 1958
   "The Conspirators" James White New World Science Fiction June 1954
   "Dramatic Mission" Anne McCaffrey Analog June 1969
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
   "Homeward Bound" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
   "Man of the Stars" Sam Moskowitz Planet Stories Winter 1941
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
   "Thirteen To Centaurus" J.G. Ballard Amazing April 1962
   "War of Nerves" A.E. van Vogt Other Worlds Science Stories May 1950
space ship, stowaway
   "The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin Analogy 1954
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
   "Precedent" Charles Gray New Worlds May 1952
space ship, training mission
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
space station, court case on
   "Long Day in Court" Jonathan Brand If Nov. 1963
space station, life
   "Abercrombie Station" Jack Vance Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1952
   "The Beat Cluster" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1961
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "The Haunted Space Suit" also called "Who's There" Arthur C. Clarke New Worlds Nov. 1958
   "Incommunicado" Katherine Maclean 1950
   "Shadow Show" Clifford D. Simak F&SF Nov. 1953
space stations, interstellar
   "Interstellar Way-Station" Wilson Bob Tucker 1941
space suits, aluminized
   "Fifteen Miles" Ben Bova 1967
space suits, death in space
   "A Little Journey" Ray Bradbury Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "Kaleidoscope" Ray Bradbury 1949
space suits, design
   "The Asteroid of Gold" Clifford Simak Wonder Stories Nov. 1932
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
   "Dust Rag" Hal Clement Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1956
space suits, radio
   "The Long Way" George 0. Smith Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1944
space suits, use of
   "Dumb Martians" John Wyndham Galaxy July 1952
   "Moonwalk" H.B. Fyfe Space Science Fiction Nov. 1952
space suits, walk in space
   "A Hitch In Space" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow Aug. 1963
   "The Haunted Space Suit" also called "Who's There" Arthur C. Clarke New Worlds Nov. 1958
space tan
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
space tan, use of term
   "Collision Orbit" W. Steward aka Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction July 1942
space-time, disturbance
   "A Wild Surmise" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore STAR Science Fiction 1953
space time, shrinking of
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
   "The Xi Effect" Philip Latham Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1950
space-time, use of term
   "Aristotle and the Gun" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Feb. 1956
space-time continuum, use of term
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
space-time fabric, use of term
   "Little Lost Robot" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1947
space-time fabric, use of term
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
space travel. see also space exploration; space program
space travel, adapted race
   "Cabin Boy" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1951
space travel, conditioning to survive
   "Night Mare Brother" Alan E. Nourse Astounding Feb. 1953
space travel, experience of
   "And A Star To Steer Her By" Lee Correy Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
space travel, first flight
   "Icarus Montgolfier Wright" Ray Bradbury F&SF May 1956
   "No Moon For Me" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
space travel, from marvel to the common place
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
space travel, history of
   "The Living Galaxy" Laurence Manning Wonder Stories Sept.1934
   "Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Orbiting" Arthur C. Clarke Tales of Ten Worlds 1962
space travel, instant transporter
   "Rabbits to the Moon" Raymond E. Banks F&SF July 1959
space travel, long trips
   "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov.1952
space travel, meteors in shipping lanes
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
space travel, private
   "Dark Mission" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction July 1940
   "Requiem" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1940
space travel, psychological effect
   "A Man Spekith" Richard Wilson Galaxy May 1969
   "Floor of Heaven" T.D. Hamm Amazing Jan. 1961
   "The Strange Flight of Richard Clayton" Robert Bloch Amazing Stories March 1939
space travel, ship returns to earth
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
space travel, solo
   "Operation M. I." R. Hamblen Analog May 1969
space travel, suspended animation
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
space travel, time dilatation effect
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
space travel, to destroy Martians
   "A Present from Joe" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1949
space travel, transportation of ore
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
space travel, young man's adventure
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
space warp. see faster than light travel
space work, insurance claim
   "The Risk Profession" Donald E. Westlake Amazing March 1961
space yacht, use of term
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
spacio-temporal matrix, use of term
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
Spartian-like warriors, corruption of
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
spatial matrix
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
spatial-temporal line, use of term
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
species-bias, creatures like us
   "Quietus" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
species-bias, creatures not like us
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
speech, lack of ability
   "Babel II" Damon Knight Galaxy 1953
   "The Lost Language" David H. Keller 1934
speed, infinite
   "The Tachypomp" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1874
speedwalk, use of term
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
spiders, horror movies
   "The Spider" Fritz Leiber Rogue Jan. 1963
spirit, transfer from moon
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
spirits, inhabiting people
   "Be My Guest" Damon Knight Fantastic Universe Sept 1958
spiritualism
   "The Stolen Body" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Nov. 1898
spiritualism, as wishful thinking
   "The Presence by the Fire" H.G. Wells Penny Illustrated Paper Aug. 1897
spirit world
   "The Plattner Story" H.G. Wells New Review Apr. 1896
spontaneous combustion
   "The Other Celia" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1957
spool of tape, use of term
   "At the End of the Orbit" Arthur C. Clarke If Nov. 1961
spools, use of term
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
   "Something Else" Robert J. Tilley F&SF Oct. 1965
spores or seeds
   "The Body Snatchers Jack Finney serialized in Colliers Magazine 1954
   "Come Into My Cellar" Ray Bradbury Galaxy 1962
   "The Impossible Highway" Oscar J. Friend Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1940
   "The Leech" Robert Sheckley Galaxy Dec. 1952
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
sports, speed up time for athletes
   "Half-Past Eternity" John D. MacDonald Super Science Stories July1950
   "The Rose Bowl-Pluto Hypothesis" Philip Latham Orbit 5 1969
sports, use of humans by aliens
   "In The Arena" Brian W. Aldiss If July 1963
sputnik, use of term
   "At the End of the Orbit" Arthur C. Clarke If Nov. 1961
spy screen, use of term
   "The Dukes of Desire" Christoper Anvil Analog June 1967
spy story, humourous
   "Knight's Move" Fritz Leiber Broadside magazine Dec. 1965
   "Under Two Moons" Frederik Pohl If Sept. 1965
squid, giant
   "Big Game Hunt" Arthur C. Clarke Tales from the White Hart 1956
   "The Last Stand of the Decapods" Frank T. Bullen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
stage presence
   "The Handler" Damon Knight Rogue Aug. 1960
stamps, take you to paradise
   "Postpaid To Paradise" Robert Arthur Argosy June 1940
star, near-collision with earth
   "The Star" H.G. Wells Graphic Dec. 1897
star, new, end of the world
   "Finis" Frank Lillie Pollack The Argosy June 1906
Star of Bethlehem
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
stars, theory of formation
   "Eureka; A Pose Poem" Edgar Allan Poe 1848
   "The Foundling Stars" Hal Clement Worlds of If Aug. 1966
star ship. see space ship
star stuff, use of term
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
Star Trek references
   "The Electric Ant" Philip K. Dick 1969
stasis. see also cryonics; suspended animation
stasis, chamber
   "The Junk Man Cometh" Robin Scott Worlds of If Aug. 1966
stasis, force field invention
   "Gadget vs Trend" Christopher Anvil Analog Oct. 1962
state control. see totalitarian society
Statue of Liberty, as seen by aliens
   "Beside the Golden Door" Henry Slesar Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
status. see social status
steam-powered car
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
steam-powered economy
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
steam-powered taxicab, use of term
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
steer, transformation to
   "The Court of Tartary" TP Caravan F&SF Dec. 1963
stereopantograph, use of term
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
stereotypes, examination of
   "Narrow Valley" R.A. Lafferty F&SF Sept.1966
stereo-vision, use of term
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
sting operation, use of technology
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
stock market collapse, foreknowledge of
   "Dominoes" C.M. Kornbluth STAR Science Fiction 1953
stone age. see cavemen
story writing,
   "Build Up Logically" Howard Schoenfeld Retort Winter 1949
story writing, by computer
   "The Great Automatic Grammatisator" Ronald Dahl Someone Like You 1953
story writing, causes Martians to exist
   "Wacky World " Edmond Hamilton Amazing March 1942
stowaway on space ship
   "The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin Analogy 1954
   "Giant Killer" A. Bertram Chandler Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1945
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
   "Precedent" Charles Gray New Worlds May 1952
strangeness, shock of
   "Stranger Station" Damon Knight F&SF Dec. 1956
stratocruiser, use of term
   "The Graveyard Heart" Roger Zelazny Fantastic Stories of Imagination Mar. 1964
stratosphere, use of term
   "Look-ALike Army" G.L. Vandenburg Amazing Aug 1957
stratovideo, use of term
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
stress and nuclear power plant operation
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
stroon, use of term
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
stun gun, use of term
   "Unforeseen" Mark Champion Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1946
subliminal messages
   "Sub-Lim" Keith Roberts New Writings In SF - 4 1965
   "The Subliminal Man" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Science Fiction Jan. 1963
submarine, bathysheric
   "Davey Jones Ambassador" Raymond Z. Gallun 1935
submarines, technology
   "The Raid of Le Vengeur" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1901
subterranean city
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
subterranean creature
   "The Worm" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Mar. 1927
subterranean society
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
suburban experience
   "The Commuter" Philip K. Dick Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Disposal" Ron Goulart Venture Feb. 1970
   "The Father-Thing" Philip K. Dick F&SF Dec. 1954
   "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline New Worlds in Science Fiction 1967
   "The Hole On the Corner" R.A. Lafferty Orbit 2 1967
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
suburban experience, remembered
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
subway, disaster
   "The Invisible Force" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine June 1903
subway system complexity
   "A Subway Named Mobius" A.J. Deutsch Astounding Science Fiction Dec.1950
su-cee drive, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
suffering, filmed for TV
   "The Pain Peddlers" Robert Silverberg Galaxy 1963
suffering, loneliness
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
suffering, problem of
   "Paingod" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories of Imagination June 1964
suffering, war aftermath
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
suicide, apparent 'suicide' to improve productivity
   "The Right Man For The Right Job" J.C. Thompson 1962
suicide, as social planning
   "Common Denominator John D. MacDonald 1951
suicide, caused by music
   "To the End of Time" Robert Moore Williams Super Science Stories July 1950
suicide, conditioning to commit
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
suicide, loneliness
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
suicide, obtaining permission to die
   "The Certificate" Avram Davidson Mag of F&SF
   "The Last Day of Summer" E.C. Tubb Science Fantasy Feb. 1955
suicide, robot
   "The Lost Machine" John Wyndham Amazing Stories 1932
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
suicide, second chances
   "Dark Companion" Robert Silverberg Amazing Jan. 1961
   "The Day Time Stopped Moving" Bradner Buckner Amazing Stories Oct. 1940
suicide, use of android
   "Alter Ego" Hugo Correa F&SF July 1967
suicide, wish of computer
   "All the Troubles of the World" Isaac Asimov Super-Science Fiction April 1958
suit radio, use of term
   "The Long Way" George 0. Smith Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1944
sun, cooling of
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
sun, hit by comet
   "Into The Sun" Robert Duncan Milne The Argonaut Nov. 1882
sunburn, from starlight
   "Neutron Star" Larry Niven If Oct. 1966
sun engines, use of term
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
sun-power screen, use of term
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
sunpower unit, use of term
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
sun power units, use of term
   "Via Asteroid" Otto Binder Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb. 1937
super humans. see also mutants
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "A Gentle Dying" Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth Galaxy 1961
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
   "The Golden Man" Philip K. Dick If April 1954
   "The Man Who Never Was" R.A. Lafferty Magazine of Horror Summer 1967
    novel Odd John Olaf Stapledon Galaxy Publishing Corp. 1936
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
   "Slan serialized novel A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction 1940
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
   "When the Bough Breaks" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1944
super humans, as deevolution
   "Limiting Factor" Theodore R. Cogswell Galaxy April 1954
super humans, enhanced skills
   "The Realized Man" Norman Spinrad Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
super humans, loneliness of
   "Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys Astounding Science Fiction 1955
supernormals, use of term
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
supernova, doomed civilization
   "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke Infinity Science Fiction Nov. 1955
super powers
   "The Witches of Karres" James H. Schmitz Astounding Science Fiction 1949
super space, use of term
   "Escape to Fear" Peter Reed Super Science Stories July 1950
superstition, ancient artifacts
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
superstition, ancient atomic war
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
superstition, and the gods
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
superstition, and the uneducated
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
superstition, artifact
   "The Red One" Jack London Cosmopolitan Oct. 1918
superstition, fear of the dark
   "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
superstition, first contact
   "Rescue Operation" Harry Harrison Analog Dec. 1964
superstition, impact of modern science
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
superstitions, mutants
   "The Mindworm" C.M. Kornbluth Worlds Beyond 1950
surgery. see also brain surgery
surgery, cosmetic
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
surgery, out of body experience
   "Under the Knife" H.G. Wells New Review Jan. 1896
surgery, use of alien body parts
   "Man of Parts H.L. Gold 9 Tales of Space and Time 1954
surgery, use of robots
   "Bircher" A.A. Walde If July 1966
survival, cooperation
   "On Messenger Mountain" Gordon R. Dickson Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "The Runaway Skyscraper" Murray Leinster Argosy 22 Feb. 1919
survival, minimum conditions for
   "The Minimum Man" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1958
survivalism
   "Lot's Daughter" Ward Moore F&SF Oct. 1954
survival ships
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
suspended animation
   "The Man Who Awoke" Laurence Manning series in Wonder Stories 1933
suspended animation, as survival
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
suspended animation, as time travel
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
suspended animation, by aliens
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
suspended animation, predictions of
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
suspended animation, revival of warrior
   "Exile of the Eons" also called "Nemesis" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories Mar. 1950
suspended animation, tombs
   "The Time-Tombs" J.G. Ballard If March 1963
suspended animation, use of term
   "Dwellers in the Dust" Forrest J. Ackerman Fantasy Book Vol. 1 no. 4 Nov. 1948
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
   "Robot's Return" Robert Moore Williams 1938
swibble, use of term
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
swifter-than-light waves, use of term
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
symbiosis
   "Bolden's Pets" F.L. Wallace Galaxy Oct.1955
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
   "Hybrid" Keith Laumer F&SF Nov. 1961
   "Ogre" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "Symbiotica" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
synapsis-coils, use of term
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
synchronous orbit. see satellites
synchrophased power beams, use of term
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
synthetic, (android) use of term
   "War Veteran" Philip K. Dick If March 1955
synthetic food, use of term
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
   "Rex" Harl Vincent Astounding Stories June 1934
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
synthetic man, use of term
   "John Carter and the Giant of Mars" Edgar Rice Burroughs Amazing Jan. 1941
synthetics, use of term
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
synthfoods, use of term
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967

T

 taboo, violations of
   "Beyond Bedlam" Wyman Guin Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "Black & White" Marion Zimmer Bradley Amazing Stories Nov. 1962
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "If All Men Were Brothers Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" Theodore Sturgeon Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug. 1961
tachypomp, use of term
   "The Tachypomp" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Jan. 1874
take-me-with-you stories
   "The Edge of the Sea" Algis Budrys Venture 1958
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
tall tales
   "Gavagan's Bar series by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
   "White Hart" tavern series Arthur C. Clarke Tales from the White Hart 1956
Tangier, setting
   "I'm A Stranger Here Myself" Mack Reynolds Amazing Dec. 1960
tank warfare
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
tape-library, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
tapeviewer, use of term
   "The Custodians" James H. Schmitz Analog Dec. 1968
taste, recording sensations
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
teaching. see education
technie, use of term
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
technological society and religion
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
technology, after population loss
   "Dream of Victory" Algis Budrys Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
technology, alien, finding of
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
   "Tiger Ride" James Blish and Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1948
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
technology, alien, obtained from crashed space ship
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
technology, alien, theft of
   "Berom" John Berryman 1950
technology, alien, trading for
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
technology, and conquest
   "The Conquest by the Moon" Washington Irving from A History of New York 1809 F&SF April 1955
technology, and miracles
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
technology, and religion
   "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller Jr., Mag of F&SF April 1955
   "The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn F&SF 1961
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
technology, cost of progress
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
technology, dehumanizing
   "Marionettes, Inc." Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury 1951
technology, dependence on
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
   "A Tale of Negative Gravity" Frank R. Stockton The Century Nov. 1884
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "The Monkey Wrench" Gordon R. Dickson Analog 1951
   "The Revolt of the Pedestrians" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Feb. 1928
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
   "Ship of Shadows" Fritz Leiber F&SF July 1969
technology, for the rich
   "The Day Before Forever" Keith Laumer F&SF July 1967
   "The Immortals" James E. Gunn Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
technology, impact on society
   "The Man Who Went to the Moon Twice" Howard Rodman Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Pro" Edmond Hamilton 1964
technology, impact on warfare
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
technology, loss due to alien invasion
   "The Waveries" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1945
technology, loss of
   "If The Sun Died" R.F. Starzi Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1931
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
   "Pay for the Printer" Philip K. Dick Satellite Science Fiction Oct. 1956
technology, loss of by colony
   "The Longest Voyage" Poul Anderson Analog Dec. 1960
technology, loss of due to religion
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
technology, man's relationship with
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
technology, masking decline of intelligence
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
technology, on high gravity planet
   "Bridge" James Blish Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "Heavy Planet" Lee Gregor Astounding Aug. 1939
   Mission of Gravity Hal Clement serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Apri - July 1953
technology, pace of change
   "Slow Tuesday Night" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1965
technology, rediscovery of
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
   "The Sky People" Poul Anderson F&SF March 1959
technology, solutions to world problems
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
technology, stagnation of
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
technology, system complexity
   "A Subway Named Mobius" A.J. Deutsch Astounding Science Fiction Dec.1950
technology, time travel impact on Roman Empire
   "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
technology, to end war
   "Historical Note" Murray Leinster Astounding 1951
technology, to locate planetary system
   "Resurrection" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
technology, uncontrolled machine
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
technology, unforeseen effects of
   "The Altar at Midnight" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Nov. 1952
   "The Bell-Tower" Herman Melville Putnam's Monthly Aug. 1855
   "Disposal" Ron Goulart Venture Feb. 1970
   "The Dukes of Desire" Christoper Anvil Analog June 1967
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "The Great Radio Peril" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Apr. 1937
   "The Happy Breed" John T. Sladek Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Invasion From Inner Space" Howard Koch Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
   "The Night That Time Broke Out" Brian W. Aldiss Dangerous Visions 1967
   "No No Not Rogov!" Cordwainer Smith 1958
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
   "Tiger Ride" James Blish and Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1948
technology, unlimited access to information
   "Bookworm Run" Vernor Vinge Analog March 1966
technology, use in totalitarian society
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
technology, war continued by machines
   "War With The Robots" Harry Harrison Science Fiction Adventures No. 27 July 1962
technophobia
   "Home of the Gods" A.E van Vogt Astounding April 1947
teenagers. see also children
teenagers, alien
   "Cultural Interference" Walter L. Kleine Analog Apr. 1969
teeps (telepaths), use of term
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
tekgod, use of term
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
telebooks, use of term
   "The Fun They Had" Isaac Asimov "NEA Service" Dec. 1951
teledepth screens, use of term
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
teleducation
   "Thirty Days Had September" Robert F. Young F&SF Oct. 1957
telefax, use of term
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
telegraph, pictorial, use of term
   "The Last Days of Earth" George C. Wallis The Harmsworth Magazine July 1901
telejamming, by Russia
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
telekinesis
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "The Reluctant Witch" James E. Gunn Galaxy May 1953
   "The Scene Shifter" Arthur Sellings Star Science Fiction #5 1959
   "Sense From Thought Divide" Mark Clifton Astounding Science Fiction March 1955
telekinesis, power of child
   "It's a Good Life" Jerome Bixby 1953
telekinesis, power to remove fat
   "Heavy Heavy" F.A. Javor Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
telekinetic energy
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
telemitter, use of term
   "Diplomatic Coop" Daniel F. Galouye Star Science Fiction Stories 5 1959
telepathic, aliens
   "Angel's Egg" Edgar Pangborn 1951
   "Arena" Fredric Brown Astounding June 1944
   "Cully" Jack Egan Amazing Jan. 1963
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
   "Death Betwen The Stars" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1956
   "Obedience" Fredric Brown Super Science 1950
   "Special Delivery" Kris Neville Imagination Jan. 1952
   "Superstition" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction 1954
   "Vault of the Beast" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1940
telepathic, aliens, control of humans
   "Let Me Live In A House" Chad Oliver Universe March 1954
   "Mars is Heaven" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1948
telepathic, aliens, parasitic use of humans
   "Prott" Margaret St. Clair Galaxy Jan. 1953
telepathic, child, mutant
   "The Mindworm" C.M. Kornbluth Worlds Beyond 1950
telepathic, children, experiment to create
   "The New Wine" John Christopher The Twenty-Second Century 1954
telepathic, human resistance fighters
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
telepathic, lost tribe
   "To Whom This May Come" Edward Bellamy Harper's Magazine Feb. 1889
telepathic, machines
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
telepathic, Martians control of humans
   "A Present from Joe" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1949
telepathic, monitors of population
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
telepathic, powers
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
telepathic, society, consequences
   "Sixth Sense" Michael G. Coney Vision of Tomorrow 1969
telepathic amplifier, finding of
   "The Key" Isaac Asimov F&SF Oct. 1966
telepathy, mass communication
   "Cerebrum" Albert Teichner Amazing Jan. 1963
telepathy, mass, experiments
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
telepathy, used to outwit aliens
   "Trouble with Treaties" Katherine MacLean and Tom Condit Star Science Fiction #5 1959
telepathy machine
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
telepathy machine, perfect understanding
   "Through Other Eyes" R.A. Lafferty Furture Science Fiction Feb. 1960
telephone, cellular, predicting
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
telephone, to alternate timelines
   "Out of this World" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
telephone, video, two-panel conferencing
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
telephone with holographic imaging
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
telephone with vision screen. see also videophone
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
   "With These Hands" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Dec. 1951
telephone with vision screen, ID and credit info
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
teleportation
   "The Dying Night" Isaac Asimov Mag of F&SF July 1956
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "Rabbits to the Moon" Raymond E. Banks F&SF July 1959
   "Superstition" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction 1954
   "When Half-Gods Go" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1953
teleportation, accident
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
teleportation, attack by aliens
   "... not a prison make" Joseph P. Martino Analog Sept. 1966
teleportation, company control of
   "The Unteleported Man" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Dec. 1964
telescreen, use of term
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "I'll Build Your Dream Castle" Jack Vance Astounding Sept 1947
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
telestats, use of term
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
tele-theater, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
television, as social norm
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury F&SF 1952
television, censorship
   "Double Standard" Fredric Brown Playboy 1963
television, coin-operated
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
television, colour
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
television, dashboard TV
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
television, impact of
   "Texas Week" Albert Hernhuter Fantastic Universe Jan, 1954
television, in cars
   "The Freeway" George Clayton Johnson Gammal July 1963
television, marketing to children
   "The Advent on Channel Twelve" C.M. Kornbluth 1958
television, misrepresentation of the past
   "Crime Machine" Robert Bloch Galaxy Oct 1961
television, reality
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
   "The Pain Peddlers" Robert Silverberg Galaxy 1963
   "The Prize of Peril" Robert Sheckley F&SF May 1958
television, satire of
   "Love Called This Thing" Avram Davidson and Laura Goforth Galaxy Apr. 1959
television, subliminal messages
   "Sub-Lim" Keith Roberts New Writings In SF - 4 1965
television, televised return of ship
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
television, that can see the future
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
television, three dimensional
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "Knight's Move" Fritz Leiber Broadside magazine Dec. 1965
   "Let Me Live In A House" Chad Oliver Universe March 1954
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
   "The Proud Robot" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
television, two way
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
television, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
television newscasters, influence of
   "Stand-By" Philip K. Dick Amazing Oct. 1963
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
television set, use of term
   "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
televisor, use of term
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "Gallegher Plus" Henry Kuttner Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1943
   "Huddling Place" Clifford D. Simak Astounding July 1944
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
televisor, watch-type, use of term
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938
televisor disks, use of term
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
televox, use of term
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
Temple, William F.
   referred to in "Armaments Race" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
   referred to in The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
temporal. see also time
temporal displacement, use of term
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
temporal energy, use of term
   "The Tree of Time" Damon Knight serialized in F&SF Dec. 1963 - Jan. 1964
temporal paradox, use of term
   "A Thief in Time" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1954
temporal portal
   "The Twonky" Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1942
temporal psycho-displacement, use of term
   "The Long Remembering" Poul Anderson F&SF Nov. 1957
temporal reluctance, use of term
   "Try and Change the Past" Fritz Leiber Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
temporal theory. see time travel
temporal viewer. see also chronoscope
temporal viewer, use of term
   "The Fence" Clifford D. Simak Space Science Fiction Sept. 1952
teratogenetic drugs, use of term
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
termite colony, intelligent
   "The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke Tales fom the White Hart 1957
terraforming. see also planetary engineering
   "Collision Orbit" W. Steward aka Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction July 1942
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
terraforming, first use of term
   "Collision Orbit" W. Steward aka Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction July 1942
terraforming, use of term
   Seetee Ship collection of stories Jack Williamson 1951
terran, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
terranauts
Terraport, use of term
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
Terrestrial, use of term
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
terrorism, use of cholera bacterium
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
terrorism, use of replicants
   "Let's Get Together" Isaac Asimov Infinity Science Fiction Feb. 1957
tesseract
   "And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1941
   "Sword Game" H.H. Hollis Galaxy April 1968
test, fitness to become a parent
   "The Education of Tigress McCardle" C.M. Kornbluth Venture 1957
test, intelligence, use by state
   "Examination Day' Henry Slesar 1957
test, to join interstellar community
   "Commencement Night" Richard Ashby Astounding Science Fiction 1953
   "Dolphin's Way" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
   "Don't Fence Me In" Richard Wilson 1956
   "He Looked Back" Carl Jacobi Worlds of If Aug. 1966
   "Puppet Show" Fredric Brown Playboy Nov. 1962
   "The Stars are Waiting" Marion Zimmer Bradley Saturn March 1958
test, to join interstellar patrol
   "A Question of Attitude" Christopher Anvil Analog Dec. 1967
testing, aptitude
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
   "Placement Test" Keith Laumer Amazing July 1964
test story
   "Brain of the Galaxy" Jack Vance Worlds Beyond Feb. 1951
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
test subjects, for advertising
   "The Tunnel under the World" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Jan. 1955
test-tube babies. see also reproductive technology
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
test-tube babies, synthetics
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
theatre, and android performance
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
theatre, and reality
   "A Matter of Reality" Carole E. Scott Analog Sept 1966
theatre, robot actors
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
theology, of karma
   "The Turning Wheel" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1954
theology, of robots
   "Quest For Saint Acquin" Anthony Boucher F&SF 1951
   "Reason" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction 1941
theory of two spaces, use of term
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
thermonuclear war. see atomic war nuclear war
thermoplastic, use of term
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
thing, use of term
   "Who Goes There?" Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1938
thinking, as pure living
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
thinking machine, use of term
   "The Mechanical Answer" John D. MacDonald Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
thinking machines, use of term
   "The Lion of Comarre" Arthur C. Clarke Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 1949
thiotimoline, use of term
   "The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1948
Third Galactic Empire, use of term
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
thorium, use of term
   "The Power and the Glory" Charles Willard Diffin Astounding Science Fiction July 1930
thought amplification
   "Dreams Are Sacred" Peter Phillips Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1948
thought control
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
thought-rays, use of term
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
thought transfer, use of term
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
thought transfer mechanism
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
3-D, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
3D film, use of term
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
3-D television, use of term
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
three-D. see also television, three dimensional
three-D, use of term
   "The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin Analogy 1954
three dimensional scanning device
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
three-dimensional screen, use for term
   "Mass For Mixed Voices" Charles Beaumont Science Fiction Quarterly May 1954
three dimensional shows
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
"three-dimensional television", use of term
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
Three Laws of Robotics (Asimov)
   explicitly stated in "Runaround" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
three-vee. see also television, three dimensional
three-vee (3-V)
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
three-vee, use of term
   "Wasted on the Young" John Brunner Galaxy April 1965
Tibetan Buddhist monks
   "God of the Playback" Stephen Dentinger Gods For Tomorrow 1967
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
Tibetan women
   "Press Conference" Miriam Aleen deFord Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
tidal force, neutron star
   "Neutron Star" Larry Niven If Oct. 1966
tiger, human incarnate as
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
time, and natural rhythm
   "The Devil on Salvation Bluff" Jack Vance Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
time, backward movement of
   "The Clock That Went Backward" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Sept. 1881
   "This Way To the Regress" Damon Knight Galaxy Aug. 1956
   "When Time Turns" Ethel Watts Mumford The Black Cat Jan. 1901
time, definition
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
   "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1958
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
   "The Time Machine" Langdon Jones Orbit 5 1969
time, dilation of
   "The New Accelerator" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
time, displacement, effect before cause
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
   "Time Pussy" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction April 1942
   "Vengeance, Unlimited" Fredric Brown Super Science Stories July 1950
time, experiment, loss of 5 minutes
   "A Bit of Forever" Walt Sheldon Super Science Stories July 1950
time, impact of intersellar travel on
   "The Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF 1966
time, period, repeated over and over
   "A Bit of Forever" Walt Sheldon Super Science Stories July 1950
   "The Tunnel under the World" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Jan. 1955
time, relative in ftl travel
   "Out Around Rigel" Robert H. Wilson 1931
time, relative in sub-atomic universe
   "Out of the Sub-Universe" R.F. Starzl Amazing Stories Quarterly Summer 1928
time, relative speed changed
   "The New Accelerator" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
time, reversal of direction
   "The Last Shall Be First" Robert P. Mills F&SF Aug. 1958
time, sense of
   "The Strange Flight of Richard Clayton" Robert Bloch Amazing Stories March 1939
time, stopped
   "The Day Time Stopped Moving" Bradner Buckner Amazing Stories Oct. 1940
   "The Hell-Bound Train" Robert Bloch F&SF Sept. 1958
time, three dimensional projection of past
   "E For Effort" T.L. Sherred Astounding 1947
time, unstable points in
   "The Commuter" Philip K. Dick Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
time, view of past by use of technology
   "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw Analog Aug.1966
   "Private Eye" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
time capsule
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
time-dredge, use of term
   "Waterspider" Philip K. Dick If Jan. 1964
time gas, use of term
   "The Night That Time Broke Out" Brian W. Aldiss Dangerous Visions 1967
Time Gate, use of term
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
time gate, use of term
   "Exhibit Piece" Philip K. Dick If Aug. 1954
time lines, alternate
   "Aristotle and the Gun" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Feb. 1956
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "The Beach Where Time Began" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Aug 1956
   "Bring the Jubilee" Ward Moore F&SF 1952
   "Captive Market" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Apr. 1955
   "Divine Madness" Roger Zelazny 1966
   "The Doomsman" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
   "The Life Work of Professor Muntz" Murray Leinster Galaxy 1949
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
   "Mugwump 4" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "The Other Tiger" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe June-July 1953
   "Out of this World" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury The Reporter Aug 7, 1951 in F&SF Feb. 1952
   "Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1967
   "The Tree of Time" Damon Knight serialized in F&SF Dec. 1963 - Jan. 1964
   "Two Dooms" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
   "What Rough Beast?" Damon Knight F&SF Feb 1959
   "The Wheels of If" L. Sprague deCamp Unknown Fantasy Fiction Oct 1940
time lines, alternate, escape post-nuclear war
   "The Store of the World" Playboy Sept. 1959
time lines, alternate, love story
   "Random Quest" John Wyndham Consider Her Ways and Other Stories 1961
time lines, alternate, optimum
   "Demotion" Robert Donald Locke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
time lines, alternate (timetracks)
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
time lines, crossing one's own
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
time lines, exchanges
   "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster Astounding Stories June 1934
time lines, experimenting with changes to
   "Spell My Name With An S" Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction Jan 1958
time lines, immutable
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
time lines, interference with
   "The Chronoclasm" John Wyndham Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
time lines, probabilities calculator
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
time lines, stability of
   "Anachron" Damon Knight 1953
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
time machine, clock
   "The Clock That Went Backward" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Sept. 1881
The Time Machine, reference to
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
time paradox
   "A Thief in Time" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1954
time-paths, use of term
   "The Minority Report" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Universe Jan. 1956
time police
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
   "The Short Happly Life of Eustace Weaver" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
   "Spell My Name With An S" Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction Jan 1958
   "Try and Change the Past" Fritz Leiber Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
   Paratime Police series of stories by H. Beam Piper
   Time Patrol series of stories by Poul Anderson
time police, temporal agent
   "All You Zombies" Robert A. Heinlein Mag of F&SF 1959
timescope, use of term
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
"time screw" use of term
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
time shuttle, use of term
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
time tracks, alternate
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
   "Elimination" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction May 1936
   "The Life Work of Professor Muntz" Murray Leinster Galaxy 1949
time tracks, robots attempt to control all
   "The Robots Are Here" Terry Carr If 1967
time travel. see also time lines, alternate; time tracks; time travellers
time travel, "own father theme"
   "All You Zombies" Robert A. Heinlein Mag of F&SF 1959
   "The Clock That Went Backward" Edward Page Mitchell The Sun (New York) Sept. 1881
time travel, as immortality device
   "Hall of Mirrors" Frederic Brown Galaxy Dec. 1953
time travel, as result of matter transmission
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
time travel, backwards via faster than light travel
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
time travel, by computer
   "Fulfillment" A.E.van Vogt 1951
time travel, by machines of the future
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
time travel, cause and effect
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
time travel, changing the speed of time
   "The Time Decelerator" A. Macfadyen Jr. 1936
time travel, changing the timeline
   "The Beach Where Time Began" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Aug 1956
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
   "Exiles of Tomorrow" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1955
   "Orpheus With Clay Feet" Jack Dowland aka Philip K. Dick Escapade 1964
   "Second Chance" Robert Hoskins Amazing April 1962
   "Spell My Name With An S" Isaac Asimov STAR Science Fiction Jan 1958
   "Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1967
time travel, closed loop
   "All You Zombies" Robert A. Heinlein Mag of F&SF 1959
   "And It Comes Out Here" Lester Del Rey 1951
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
   "Dominoes" C.M. Kornbluth STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Flashback" Edward Wellan Amazing April 1962
   "Mugwump 4" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1959
   "Paradox Lost" Fredric Brown Astounding 1943
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
   "Transfer Point" Anthony Boucher Galaxy Nov. 1950
time travel, conservation of events
   "Anachron" Damon Knight Worlds of If Jan. 1954
   "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1958
time travel, criminal use of
   "A Loint of Paw" Isaac Asimov Mag F&SF 1957
   "The Short Happly Life of Eustace Weaver" Fredric Brown Nightmares and Geezenstacks 1961
time travel, dangers of
   "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp Galaxy March 1956
time travel, dangers of consumer use
   "The Night That Time Broke Out" Brian W. Aldiss Dangerous Visions 1967
time travel, destroy own timeline
   "Never Go Back" Charles V. DeVet Amazing Aug-Sept 1953
time travel, deterministic
   "All You Zombies" Robert A. Heinlein Mag of F&SF 1959
   "By His Bootstraps" Robert Heinlein Astounding Oct. 1941
time travel, experience of the real past
   "Crime Machine" Robert Bloch Galaxy Oct 1961
time travel, finding an inventor
   "Second Chance" Robert Hoskins Amazing April 1962
time travel, humorous
   "The Business, As Usual" Mack Reynolds F&SF June 1952
time travel, inability to take memory of it, back
   "The Business, As Usual" Mack Reynolds F&SF June 1952
   "The Choice" W. Hilton-Young Punch March 19, 1952
time travel, love story
   "Ship of Darkness" A.E. van Vogt Fantasy Book Vol. 1 No. 2 1947
time travel, meet alien in past
   "The Sands of Time" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction April 1937
time travel, mutant talent for
   "A World of Talent" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Oct. 1954
   "Mugwump 4" Robert Silverberg 1959
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
time travel, objects, moving of
   "Anachron" Damon Knight 1953
   "Time Locker" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1943
time travel, of art-making machine
   "Thing of Beauty" Damon Knight Galaxy Sept. 1958
time travel, of objects from the future
   "Child's Play" William Tenn Astounding 1947
   "The Figure" Edward Grendon Astounding Science Fiction July 1947
   "The Little Black Bag" C.M. Kornbluth Astounding 1950
   "Manna" Peter Phillips Astounding Feb. 1949
   "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
time travel, of words
   "The Long Echo" Miriam Allen Deford Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
time travel, one way trip
   "Seeker of Tomorrow" Eric Frank Russell and Leslie T. Johnson 1937
   "Wrong-Way Street" Larry Niven Galaxy April 1965
time travel, paradox
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "Paradox Lost" Fredric Brown Astounding 1943
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
time travel, paradox prevented
   "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp Galaxy March 1956
   "Time Patrol" Poul Anderson F&SF May 1955
time travel, past, racism
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
time travel, past, Roman Empire
   "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" Frederik Pohl 1962
time travel, past, vacation into
   "Orpheus With Clay Feet" Jack Dowland aka Philip K. Dick Escapade 1964
time travel, penal colony
   "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1967
time travel, pendulum
   "Brooklyn Project" William Tenn Planet Stories Fall 1948
   "The Seesaw" A.E. van Vogt 1941
time travel, police. see time police
time travel, refutation of all time travel stories
   "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1958
time travel, second chance
   "Game for Blondes" John D. MacDonald 1952
time travel, set up barrier to
   "Barrier" Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction 1942
time travel, snowball effect
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
   "Brooklyn Project" William Tenn Planet Stories Fall 1948
time travel, story of not believed
   "The Shape of Things That Came" Richard Deming 1951
time travel, suspended animation
   "Dwellers in the Dust" Forrest J. Ackerman Fantasy Book Vol. 1 no. 4 Nov. 1948
   "Far Centaurus" A.E.van Vogt 1944
   "The Jameson Satellite" Neil R. Jones Amazing Stories July 1931
   "The Man Who Awoke" Laurence Manning series in Wonder Stories 1933
   "The Marching Morons" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy Apr. 1951
time travel, theory
   "As Never Was" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
time travel, timeline interference
   "The Chronoclasm" John Wyndham Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
time travel, to dystopian state
   "Spectator Sport" John D. MacDonald Thrilling Wonder Stories 1950
   When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. Wells serialized in The Graphic 1898-1899
time travel, to future, far distant
   "The Chronic Argonauts" H.G. Wells Royal College of Science 1888
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
time travel, to past, changing
   "Of Time and Third Avenue" Alfred Bester F&SF 1951
time travel, to past, changing one's own past
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
time travel, to past, dinosaurs
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
   "When Time Was New" Robert F. Young If Dec. 1964
time travel, to past, hiding in
   "The Second Inquisition" Joanna Russ Orbit 6 1970
time travel, to past, inability to change
   "The Deaths of Ben Baxter" Robert Sheckley Galaxy July 1957
   "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1958
   "Try and Change the Past" Fritz Leiber Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
   "Vintage Season" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1946
time travel, to past, obtain natural resourses
   "The Wings of a Bat" Paul Ash aka Pauline Whitby Analog May 1966
time travel, to past, sending information into the past
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
time travel, to past, steal short stories
   "Who's Cribbing?" Jack Lewis Startling Stories Jan. 1953
time travel, to past, study of Neanderthal child
   "Lastborn" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Sept 1958
time travel, to past, survival in past
   "The Runaway Skyscraper" Murray Leinster Argosy 22 Feb. 1919
time travel, to past, to become Christ
   "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1966
time travel, to past, to younger self
   "Rainbird" R.A. Lafferty Galaxy 1961
time travel, to where time runs backward
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
time travel, trapped in
   "The Chronokinesis of Jonathan Hall" Anthony Boucher Analog 1946
   "The Doctor" Ted Thomas Orbit 2 1967
   "The Pedestrian" Ray Bradbury The Reporter Aug 7, 1951 in F&SF Feb. 1952
   "The Seesaw" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction July 1941
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
time travellers, choice of past or future
   "Hobson's Choice" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug 1952
time travellers, culture shock
   "Hobson's Choice" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug 1952
   "The Man Who Came Early" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1956
time travellers, jaded future humans
   "A Toy for Juliette" Robert Bloch Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Parasite" Arthur C. Clarke Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader Apr. 1953
   "The Prowler in the City" Harlan Ellison Dangerous Visions 1967
   "The Roller Coaster" Alfred Bester Fantastic May-June 1953
time travellers, man from far distance future
   "Twilight" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1934
time travellers, marooned
   "The Beach Where Time Began" Damon Knight Infinity Science Fiction Aug 1956
   "Bring the Jubilee" Ward Moore F&SF 1952
   "The Man Who Came Early" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1956
time travellers, mistakes
   "A Sound Of Thunder" Ray Bradbury Collier's 1952
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
   "Poor Little Warrior" Brian W. Aldiss 1958
time travellers, tourists
   "Travel Diary" Alfred Bester Starburst 1958
time travellers, violation of taboo
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
time travellers, visitor from the future
   "Alas, All Thinking" Harry Bates Astounding Stories June 1935
   "The Machine Man of Ardathia" Francis Flagg Amazing Nov. 1927
time viewer. see chronoscope
time warp, use of term
   "Flight of the Dawn Star" Robert Moore Williams Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1938
tissue culture growth
   "The Tissue-Culture King" Julian Huxley The Yale Review Apr. 1926
tissue regeneration
   "Dark Companion" Robert Silverberg Amazing Jan. 1961
Titan, hotel on
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
Titan, setting
   "A Matter of Size" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction April 1934
tobacco smoke, and cancer
   "Everybody's Happy But Me" Frederik Pohl Imagination Feb 1956
   "Silence Please" Arthur C. Clarke Science-Fantasy Winter 1950
tomb robbers
   "The Time-Tombs" J.G. Ballard If March 1963
topology, mobius strip effect
   "No-Sided Professor" Martin Gardner Esquire Jan. 1947
topology, tesseract
   "Sword Game" H.H. Hollis Galaxy April 1968
totalitarian control, working class
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
totalitarian society
   "The Analogues" Damon Knight Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
   "Cerebrum" Albert Teichner Amazing Jan. 1963
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
   "Test to Destruction" Keith Laumer Dangerous Visions 1967
totalitarian society, causes of
   "From These Ashes.." also called "Entity Trap" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories Aug. 1950
totalitarian society, corporations
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
totalitarian society, false utopia
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "Unto Us A Child Is Born" David H. Keller Amazing July 1933
totalitarian society, move towards
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
totalitarian society, post-nuclear war
   "To the Chicago Abyss" Ray Bradbury F&SF May 1963
totalitarian society, reaction to alien invasion
   "The Double-Edged Rope" Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Analog June 1967
totalitarian society, rebels in
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful" Stuart Friedman Future Science Fiction Stories March 1952
   "The Masks" James Blish F&SF 1959
   "Nobody Starves" Ron Goulart F&SF Feb 1964
   "Sam Hall" Poul Anderson Astounding Science Fiction Aug 1953
   "Year Nine" Cyril Connelly 1946
tourism, on Mars
   "Mousetrap" Andre Norton F&SF June 1954
tourists, hijacking of
   "Hey But No Presto" Jack Wodhams Analog April 1969
tourists, interplanetary
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
tourists, interstellar
   "Interstellar Way-Station" Wilson Bob Tucker 1941
   "Travel Diary" Alfred Bester Starburst 1958
   "Zoo" Edward D. Hoch 1958
tourists, time travellers
   "Stay Out Of Our Time" Willard Marsh Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
   "Vintage Season" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1946
tourists, to Saturn's rings
   "Saturn Rising" Arthur C. Clarke F&SF Mar. 1961
toy, as model of antigravity device
   "Toy Shop" Harry Harrison Analogy April 1962
toys, and conditioned learning
   "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1943
toys, impact of on child development
   "War Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1959
toys, model train set
   "Transformer" Chad Oliver F&SF Nov. 1954
tracking device, under skin
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
tractor rays, use of term
   "The Edge of the Sea" Algis Budrys Venture 1958
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
trade
   "Implode and Peddle" H.B. Fyfe 1951
trade, and economic aid as conquest
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
trade, drug-based economy
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
trade, fair
   "The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1942
trade, first contact
   "In Value Deceived" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1950
trade, interdimensional
   "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1931
trade, interplanetary
   "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak Analog Oct. 1958
   "Diplomatic Coop" Daniel F. Galouye Star Science Fiction Stories 5 1959
   "Man in the Jar" Damon Knight Galaxy 1957
   "The Martian Shop" Howard Fast F&SF Nov. 1959
   "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy June 1961
   "Ogre" Clifford D. Simak Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1944
   "Pipeline To Pluto" Murray Leinster Astounding Feb. 1953
   "That Share of Glory C.M. Kornbluth Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1952
trade, invention of
   "Brave New Word" J. Francis McComas (aka Webb Marlowe) Mag of F&SF 1954
trade, with aliens
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
trade agreements, interstellar
   "Compound Interest" Christopher Anvil Analog July 1967
traffic, jam
   "Gas Mask" James D. Houston Nugget 1964
traffic control
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
traffic laws, for air cars
   "10:01 A.M." Alexander B. Malec Analog March 1966
traffic laws, violent behaviour
   "Along the Scenic Route" (Dogfight in 101) Harlan Ellison Adam Aug. 1969
   "X Marks the Pedwalk" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow April 1963
training exercise
   "Sail 25" Jack Vance Future Tense 1964
traits, passed on by eating the animals flesh
   "Brain" S. Fowler Wright The New Gods Lead Apr. 1932
trank, use of term
   "Mercenary" Mack Reynolds Analogy April 1962
transcendental drive, use of term
   "The Road to the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
transfer booth, use of term
   "At the Core" Larry Niven If Nov. 1966
transformation, from bug to human
   "Sisohpromatem" Kit Reed New Worlds Jan. 1967
transformation, to bug
   "The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Die Weissen Blätter Oct. 1915
translater, made by aliens
   "Helping Hand" Lester Del Rey Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
translation
translation, of hair growth recipe
   "Hair-Raising Adventure" Rosel George Brown Star Science Fiction #5 1959
translator, universal
   "Early Model" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1956
 "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
transmission, (matter), use of term
   "Service Call" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories July 1955
transmission, of spirit
   "The Black Shadow" Owen Oliver Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1903
transmission booth, use of term
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
transmitter booth, use of term
   "The Star Beast" Poul Anderson Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
transmutation, as gift
   "The Twerlik" Jack Sharkey Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
transmutation, flesh to metal
   "The Metal Man" Jack Williamson Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
transplants. see also organs
transplants, eye
   "Frontier of the Unknown" Norman L. Knight Astounding Science Fiction July-Aug. 1937
transplants, heart
   "The Village Swindler" Brian Aldiss The International Oct. 1968
transplants, legal implications
   "The Price" C. Davis Belcher Orbit 5 1969
transplants, thief of organs
   "Revival Meeting" Dannie Plachta 1969
transplat, use of term
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
transport, instantaneous
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "Hey But No Presto" Jack Wodhams Analog April 1969
   "Learning Theory" James McConnell Worlds of If Dec. 1957
transportation. see also specific type
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
transportation, and world economy
   "As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures 1917
   "Granny Won't Knit" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy May 1954
   "With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 AD" Rudyard Kipling Actions and Reactions 1909
transportation, flying discs
   "The Chromium Fence" Philip K. Dick Imagination July 1955
transportation, interstellar
   "Bridge to Azrael " John Brunner Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
transportation, of freight by belt
   RALPH 124C41+ Hugo Gernsback serialized in Modern Electrics Apr. 1911 - Mar. 1912
transportation, of uranium
   "Critical Mass" Arthur C. Clarke Lilliput Mar. 1949
transportation, traffic problems
   "Traffic Problem" William Earls Galaxy Oct-Nov. 1970
transporter, accident
   "Mix-up" George Collyn New Worlds Nov-Dec. 1964
transporter, matter
   "The Fires Die Down" Robert Silverberg Nebula n. 31 1958
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
   "Rabbits to the Moon" Raymond E. Banks F&SF July 1959
transporter, use of term
   "Rabbits to the Moon" Raymond E. Banks F&SF July 1959
travel, by pneumatic tube
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
trees, ecological systems
   "Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
trees, giant, host to symbiotic creatures
   "Symbiotica" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
trees, men becoming
   "Hybrid" Keith Laumer F&SF Nov. 1961
   "The Worm That Flies" Brian W. Aldiss The Farthest Reaches 1968
trees, planet in ecological balance
   "To Fell A Tree" Robert F. Young F&SF July 1959
tribal society, hunting
   "The Hypnoglyph" John Anthony F&SF July 1953
tri-D, use of term
   "Dragon's Teeth" M.R. Anver Analog May 1969
Tri D, use of term
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
tri-di, use of term
   Gravy Planet (Space Merchants) Fredric Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June-Aug 1952
   "Let Me Live In A House" Chad Oliver Universe March 1954
   "Mother" Philip José Farmer Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1953
tri-dimensional color TV, use of term
   "The Proud Robot" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1943
tridimensional newscast, use of term
   "Time Trap" Charles L. Harness Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1948
trilobites, time travel to find
   "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Aug. 1967
triphoto, use of term
   "Manna" Peter Phillips Astounding Feb. 1949
tritium oxide ice, use of term
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
Triton, base on
   "One Sunday in Neptune" Alexei Panshin Tomorrow's Worlds 1969
trivee, use of term
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
tri-vision. see also television, three dimensional
tri-vision, use of term
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
troglodytes, use of term
   "DP!" Jack Vance Avon Science Fiction Reader 1953
tropism
   "The Hypnoglyph" John Anthony F&SF July 1953
trust, between humans
   "The Discarded" Harlan Ellison Fantastic Stories April 1959
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
trust, first contact
   "Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell Other Worlds May 1950
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
tubecars, use of term
   "Therapy 2000" Keith Roberts New Writings in SF 15 1969
tubes, pneumatic. see pneumatic tubes
TV phone. see telephone with vision screen
twins, relationship of
   "Nine Lives" Ursula K. LeGuin Playboy Nov. 1969
   "Twin's Wail" Elizabeth Mann Borgese Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
tyranny. see totalitarian society
 
U

ultrasonic paralyzers, use of term
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
Uncle Sam, as mythological being
   "The New One" Fredric Brown Unknown Worlds 1942
unconscious powers
   "Oddy and Id" Alfred Bester Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1950
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
undead creature
   "It" Theodore Sturgeon Unknown Fantasy Fiction Aug. 1940
underground. see also subterranean
underground, cities
   "The Dead Planet" Edmond Hamilton Startling Stories Spring 1946
   "The Fires Within" Arthur C. Clarke 1949
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "Seeds of the Dusk" Raymond Z. Gallun Astounding Science Fiction June 1938
underground trains, disaster
   "The Invisible Force" Fred. M. White Pearson's Magazine June 1903
underpeople, use of term
   "The Ballad of Lost C'mell" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1962
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
under the wire, use of term
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
underwater, aliens
   "Cully" Jack Egan Amazing Jan. 1963
underwater, diving bell
   "In the Abyss" H.G. Wells Pearson's Magazine Aug. 1896
underwater breathing
   "Back to Methuselah" set of five plays by George Bernard Shaw 1921
   "The Merman" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1938
underwater light
   "The Raid of Le Vengeur" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1901
unemployment
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
uni-credit card, use of term
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
unidentifiable sub-space signals, use of term
   "Something Important" E.G. von Wald Analog July 1967
Unidentified Flying Object, use of term
   "The Pi Man" Alfred Bester F&SF Oct. 1959
unified field theory, use of term
   "Gomez" C.M. Kornbluth 1954
union work
   "Stand-By" Philip K. Dick Amazing Oct. 1963
United States. see also cold war
United States, and Soviet Union, astronauts meet
   "The Mouths of All Men" Ed M. Clinton Amazing July 1964
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
United States, as dictatorship
   "From These Ashes.." also called "Entity Trap" Fredric Brown Amazing Stories Aug. 1950
United States, attempted takeover
   "Three Portraits and a Prayer" Frederik Pohl Galaxy 1962
United States, control of world resources
   "Eco-Catastrophe" Paul R. Ehrlich Ramparts Sept. 1969
United States, decay
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "The King of the City" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1961
United States, disarmament
   "The General Zapped an Angel" Howard Fast 1970
United States, future history
   "The Flowering Thundermug" Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
   "Novelty Act" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Feb 1964
United States, natural disaster
   "The Great Nebraska Sea" Allan Danzig Galaxy 1963
United States, occupancy of moon
   "The Far Look" Theodore L. Thomas Astounding Science Fiction 1954
United States, post-conventional war
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
United States, post-nuclear war
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
   "Eastward Ho!" William Tenn F&SF Oct. 1958
   "Hobson's Choice" Alfred Bester F&SF Aug 1952
   "No Truce With Kings" Poul Anderson F&SF June 1963
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
   "The Wolfram Hunters" Edward D. Hoch The Saint Mystery Magazine March 1964
United States, president is computer
   "Stand-By" Philip K. Dick Amazing Oct. 1963
   "What'll We Do With Ragland Park?" Philip K. Dick Amazing Nov. 1963
United States, war to protect distroys culture
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
United States military, race to moon
   "Project Hush" William Tenn Galaxy Feb. 1954
United States of North America, use of term
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
universal translator   see translator, universal
universe, center of
   "Finis" Frank Lillie Pollack The Argosy June 1906
universe, edge of
   "The Living Galaxy" Laurence Manning Wonder Stories Sept.1934
universe, indifference of
   "This Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny F&SF June 1966
universe, intelligent design
   "Into The Darkness" Ross Rocklynne Astonishing Stories June 1940
   "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 1956
   "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clark STAR Science Fiction 1953
universes, alternative. see also time lines, alternate
   "Last Enemy" H. Beam Piper Astounding 1950
   "The Men Return" Jack Vance Infinity Science Fiction July 1957
   "The Transfinite Choice" David Masson New Worlds Aug. 1966
   "The Wall of Darkness" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories July 1949
   "The World Beyond" Ray Cummings Amazing Stories July 1942
universes, infinite
   "The Other Tiger" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe June-July 1953
university, life
   "The Master's Thesis" David Madden F&SF July 1967
   "The Tree of Time" Damon Knight serialized in F&SF Dec. 1963 - Jan. 1964
   "Trip, Trap" Gene Wolf Orbit 2 1967
university, politics
   "The Cerebrative Psittacoid" H. Nearing Jr. F&SF Aug. 1953
uranite, use of term
   "The Red Peril" S.P. Meek Amazing Stories Sept. 1929
uranium, atomic theory
   "Super-Neutron" Isaac Asimov Sept. 1941
uranium, prospecting
   "The Metal Man" Jack Williamson Amazing Stories Dec. 1928
uranium, use in hospitals
   "Critical Mass" Arthur C. Clarke Lilliput Mar. 1949
uranium - 235, use of
   "Deadline" Cleve Cartmill Astounding Science Fiction March 1944
   "Haunted Atoms" A.E. van Vogt 10 Story Fantasy Spring 1951
uranium bomb, for power generation
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
uranium extraction, from sea water
   "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
uranium fission method for power, use of term
   "Super-Neutron" Isaac Asimov Sept. 1941
urban decay. see also cities
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
urban life. see also buildings  cities  suburban experience
   "Billenium" J.G. Ballard New Worlds Nov. 1961
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
   "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany New Worlds Dec. 1968
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
urban/rural war
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
USSR. see also cold war
USSR, accidental bombing of Boston
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
USSR, after WWIII
   "Heirs Apparent" Robert Abernathy F&SF 1954
USSR, alien invasion
   "The Double-Edged Rope" Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Analog June 1967
USSR, fall of communism
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
USSR, rebel attack on missle bases
   "Security Measure" Joseph P. Martino Analog June 1967
USSR, space program
   "At the End of the Orbit" Arthur C. Clarke If Nov. 1961
USSR, war with
   "The Red Peril" S.P. Meek Amazing Stories Sept. 1929
utopian communities
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
   "The Curious Republic of Gondour" Mark Twain Atlantic Monthly Oct. 1875
   "Eutopia" Poul Anderson Dangerous Visions 1967
   "How the Old World Died" Harry Harrison Galaxy Oct. 1964
   "The Last of the Deliverers" Poul Anderson F&SF 1958
   "The Mother Of Necessity" Chad Oliver Another Kind 1955
   "Of Missing Persons" Jack Finney Good Housekeeping March 1955
   "The World Beyond" Ray Cummings Amazing Stories July 1942
utopian communities, collapse of
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
utopian communities, Martians
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
utopian society, corrupted
   "The Streets of Ashkelon" Harry Harrison New Worlds Science Fiction Sept. 1962
utopian society, false
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
 

V

vaccine, use of term as anti computer virus
   "The Scarred Man" Gregory Benford Venture 1970
vacuum elevators, use of term
   "Zero Hour" Ray Bradbury Planet Stories Fall 1947
vacuum-tube (transportation), use of term
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
vakpaks, use of term
   "Lone Zone" Charles Platt New Worlds July 1965
values, kindness to an old horse
   "On the Gem Planet" Cordwainer Smith Galaxy 1963
values, the price of security
   "Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay" Robert Sheckley Galaxy 1967
vampire, aliens hiding on earth
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
vampire, humorous story
   "Eripmav" Damon Knight F&SF June 1958
Vancouver, BC, setting
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
Van de Graaf accumulator
   "Dominoes" C.M. Kornbluth STAR Science Fiction 1953
vanity, price of
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
   "True Self" Elisabeth Mann Borgese Galaxy Oct. 1959
vegetarianism
   "The Island of Unreason" Edmond Hamilton Wonder Stories May 1933
   "The Time Machine" H.G. Wells New Review 1894-1895
vehicles. see cars
Venus, colony on
   " All Summer in a Day" Ray Bradbury F&SF March 1954
   "The Army Comes To Venus" Eric Frank Russell Fantastic Universe May 1959
   "Double-Cross" James MacCreigh (aka Frederik Pohl) 1944
Venus, complex life cycles
   "Lilies of Life" Malcolm Jameson Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1945
Venus, crash landing on
   "The King's Eye" Fredrick Pohl Astonishing Stories 1941
Venus, first landing
   "A Glimpse of the Sinless Star" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine 1900
Venus, first ship to return from
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
Venus, life forms
   "Police Operation" H. Beam Piper Astounding Science Fiction July, 1948
Venus, oceans of
   "Marooned Off Vesta" Isaac Asimov Amazing March 1939
   "Old Man Mulligan" P. Schuyler Miller Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1940
Venus, plantation culture
   "Dance of a New World" John D. MacDonald 1948
Venus, sport fishing
   "The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth" Roger Zelazny 1965
Venus/Earth colonial conflict
   "Double-Cross" James MacCreigh (aka Frederik Pohl) 1944
Venusian rebels
   "Double-Cross" James MacCreigh (aka Frederik Pohl) 1944
veri-copies, use of term
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
veterans, form military society
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
veterans, treatment by society
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
vibra-transmitter, use of term
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
vibrowriter, use of term
   "The Lost Language" David H. Keller 1934
vid-aud tape, use of term
   "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick F&SF April 1966
vid booth, use of term
   "Misadjustment' Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Quarterly Feb. 1957
viddies, use of term
   "Crime Machine" Robert Bloch Galaxy Oct 1961
video conferencing, predicted
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
   "The Machine Stops" E.M. Forster Oxford and Cambridge Review Nov. 1909
videophone. see also telephone with vision screen
   "Back to Methuselah" set of five plays by George Bernard Shaw 1921
videophone, use of term
   "I'm In Marsport Without Hilda" Isaac Asimov Venture Science Fiction Nov. 1957
   "Mindmate" Daniel F. Galouye Amazing July 1964
   "No Woman Born" C.L. Moore Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1944
video recorder, surveillance
   "The Unreconstructed M" Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
video telephone, two-panel
   "The Forms Master" Jack Wodhams Analog Dec. 1968
vidlines, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
vidscreen, use of term
   "The Last of the Masters" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction Nov-Dec 1954
vidscreen, use of term
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
Vietnam-like war story
   "The Nitrocellulose Doormat" Christopher Anvil Analog June 1969
viewing screen, use of term
   "Demotion" Robert Donald Locke Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1952
   "Steel Brother" Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
viewplate, use of term
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "Strange Eden" Philip K. Dick Imagination Dec 1954
viewscreen, use of term
   "A Slave Is A Slave" H. Beam Piper Analogy April 1962
   "Enough Time" Damon Knight Amazing Science Fiction July 1960
vigilante, alien
   "The Night He Cried" Fritz Leiber STAR Science Fiction 1953
violence, as madness
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
violence, as mass entertainment
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
violence, decision to use
   "Exile of the Eons" also called "Nemesis" Arthur C. Clarke Super Science Stories Mar. 1950
violence, human, attempt to end by alien
   "Or Else" Henry Kuttner Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
violence, in popular culture
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
violent behaviour, conditioning to prevent
   "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight Mag of F&SF 1956
   "The Malley System" Miriam Allen de Ford Dangerous Visions 1967
violent behaviour, of humans
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
   "The Spaceman Cometh" Henry Gregor Felsen F&SF April 1956
   "X Marks the Pedwalk" Fritz Leiber Worlds of Tomorrow April 1963
violent behaviour, social control of
   "A Cross of Centuries" Henry Kuttner Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
   "Seventh Victim" Robert Sheckley Galaxy April 1953
violent behaviour, waiting to get help to stop
   "The Holy Grail" Tom Purdom Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
violent behavour, dystopia
   "Incident in Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions #2 1967
violent behavour, of humans
   "Lord Randy, My Son" Joe L. Hensley Dangerous Visions #2 1967
virtual reality, room
   "The Veldt" Ray Bradbury The Saturday Evening Post Sept. 1950
virtual reality, toy
   "War Game" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1959
virtual reality, use of by state
   "Spectator Sport" John D. MacDonald Thrilling Wonder Stories 1950
virtual reality, wired
   "Patent Pending" Arthur C. Clarke 1954
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
virus, intelligent
   "Impulse" Eric Frank Russell 1938
virus, redesigned
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
virus, synthetic
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
virus, use of term
   "The Dust of Death" Fred M. White Pearson's Magazine March 1903
visaphone, use of term
   "John Jones's Dollar" Harry Stephen Keeler The Black Cat Aug. 1915
   "Peace Corps" Robert Moore Williams Worlds of If Aug. 1966
visa-screen, use of term
   "Into the Meteorite Orbit" Frank K. Kelly Amazing Stories Dec. 1933
vision, at a distance
   "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes" Pall Mall Budget Mar.1895
visionary, society's treatment of
   "The Country of the Blind" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine April 1904 rewritten in 1939
vision-casts, use of term
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
visioned, (verb) use of term (to use videophone)
   "There Is A Tide" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Feb. 1956
vision-phone, use of term
   "A Logic Named Joe" Murray Leinster 1946
vision-plate, use of term
   "Incident on Calypso" Murray Leinster 1945
visionscreens, use of term
   "Ribbon in the Sky" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction June 1957
visiphone, use of term
   "Blowups Happen" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 1940
   "Butyl and the Breather" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
   "The Closed Door" Kengall Foster Crossen Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
   "Telek" Jack Vance Astounding Science Fiction Jan 1952
visiplate, use of term
   "Arena" Fredric Brown Astounding June 1944
   "Evidence" Isaac Asimov Astounding 1946
   "First Contact" Murray Leinster Astounding 1945
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov.1952
   "Misbegotten Missionary" Isaac Asimov Galaxy Nov. 1950
   "Not Yet The End" Fredric Brown Captain Future Winter 1941
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
visor screen, use of term
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
volcanic fissure
   "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" Grant Allen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
voting. see also elections
voting systems
   "Electronic Landslide" Clyde Hostetter Future Science Fiction Feb. 1960
   "The Five Way Secret Agent" Mack Reynolds Analog Apr.- May 1969
voyeurism
   "Sex And/Or Mr. Morrison" Carol Emshwiller Dangerous Visions 1967
Vulcan, pre Star-Trek
   "At the Center of Gravity" Ross Rocklynne Astounding Science Fiction June 1936
 

W


wage-based economy
   "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer Dangerous Visions 1967
waldoes, use of term
   "Waldo" Robert A. Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 1942
wall, made transparent
   "Haunted Atoms" A.E. van Vogt 10 Story Fantasy Spring 1951
wall screen, use of term
   "A Happy Day in 2381" Robert Silverberg Nova 1 1970
wallscreen, use of term
   "The Mold of Yancy" Philip K. Dick Worlds of If Aug. 1955
want-generator, use of term
   "The Dukes of Desire" Christoper Anvil Analog June 1967
war. see also nuclear war; post-nuclear war; weapons
war, advocating
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
war, aftermath, decommission of androids
   "The Stutterer" R.R. Merliss Astounding Science Fiction 1955
war, aftermath, decommission of weapons
   "I Made You" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction March 1954
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
war, aftermath help from aliens
   "The Gentle Vultures" Isaac Asimov Super Science Fiction Dec. 1957
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
   "Pay for the Printer" Philip K. Dick Satellite Science Fiction Oct. 1956
   "The Remorseful" C.M. Kornbluth Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
war, aftermath help from earthmen
   "The Helping Hand" Poul Anderson Astounding May 1950
war, aftermath help from mutants
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
war, aftermath help from robots
   "To Avenge Man" Galaxy Dec. 1964
war, ancient interplanetary
   "Protected Species" H.B. Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction 1951
   Berserker series by Fred Saberhagen
war, and computers
   "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
war, androids/humans
   "To Serve the Master" Philip K. Dick Imagination Feb. 1956
war, atrocities
   "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison Galaxy June 1968
   "Ersatz" Henry Slesar (O.H. Leslie) Dangerous Visions 1967
   "Worlds To Kill" Harlan Ellison Worlds of If March 1968
war, balance of power
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Soldier Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson Galaxy Oct. 1964
   "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1947
war, bomb shelters, marketing
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
war, chaplans
   "Balaam" Anthony Boucher 9 Tales of Space and Time 1954
war, deaths
   "A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1953
war, duty to prevent
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
war, endless
   "The Luckiest Man in Denv" C.M. Kornbluth Galaxy June 1952
war, end of
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "The Life Hater" Fred Saberhagen Galaxy 1964
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
war, end of civilization
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
war, end of humanity
   "But Who Can Replace A Man?" Brian W. Aldiss Infinity Science Fiction June 1958
   "Idealist" Lester Del Rey STAR Science Fiction (Pohl) 1953
   "The Last of the Spode" Evelyn Smith F&SF June 1953
   "Shall the Dust Praise Thee" Damon Knight Dangerous Visions 1967
   "To Avenge Man" Lester del Rey Galaxy Dec. 1964
war, escalation
   "The Day They Got Boston" Herbert Gold F&SF Sept. 1961
war, fake future, planted by android
   "War Veteran" Philip K. Dick If March 1955
war, first attack
   "A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber Galaxy 1953
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
war, genocide
   "Deeper than the Darkness" Harlan Ellison Infinity Science Fiction April 1957
war, heroism
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
war, impact on individuals
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
war, interstellar
   "Arena" Fredric Brown Astounding June 1944
   "Tony and the Beetles" Philip K. Dick Orbit Science Fiction No. 2 1953
   "The Waiting Game" Randall Garrett Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1951
war, interstellar, aftermath
   "The Children of the Night" Frederik Pohl Galaxy Oct. 1964
war, intervention by aliens
   "Will You Walk a Little Faster?" William Tenn Marvel Science Fiction Nov. 1951
war, justification for
   "Cato the Martian" Howard Fast F&SF Dec. 1961
war, machines, point of view
   "I, Rocket" Ray Bradbury" Amazing May 1944
war, over declining resources
   "Autofac" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Nov. 1955
war, preparations
   "Foster, You're Dead" Philip K. Dick Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 1955
war, pressure to 'push button'
   "The Big Flash" Norman Spinrad Orbit 5 1969
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
war, prevention of
   "The Mechanical Answer" John D. MacDonald Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
war, profiteers
   "The Nitrocellulose Doormat" Christopher Anvil Analog June 1969
war, pyrrhic victory
   "Second Game" Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 1958
war, refugee camps
   "The Days of Perky Pat" Philip K. Dick Amazing Dec. 1963
war, slogans, meaningless
   "The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer Amazing Stories Mar. 1930
war, threat of
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding Oct. 1949
   "Over The Top" Lester del Rey Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 1949
Warburton energy capsules, use of term
   "The Night of Hoggy Darn" Richard McKenna If Dec. 1958
war crimes
   "If There Were No Benny Cemoli" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Dec. 1963
war effort, impact on people
   "Disappearing Act" Alfred Bester Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 1953
warfare, and scientific advances
   "The Weapon" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1951
warfare, and technology
   "A Dream of Armageddon" H.G. Wells Black and White Budget May-June 1901
   "The Apocalypse Machine" Leo Zorin New Worlds Dec. 1968
   "The Feeling Of Power" Isaac Asimov If Feb. 1958
   "Historical Note" Murray Leinster Astounding 1951
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
   "If the Red Slayer" Robert Sheckley Amazing July 1959
   "Incident in Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions #2 1967
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
   "The Last Evolution" John W. Campbell Amazing Stories 1932
   "The Last Flight of Dr. Ain" James Tiptree Jr. Galaxy 1968
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1939
   "The Raid of Le Vengeur" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1901
warfare, biological
   "The Life Hater" Fred Saberhagen Galaxy 1964
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
warfare, cyborgs
   "Incident In Moderan" David R. Bunch Dangerous Visions (intro Ellison) 1967
warfare, development of warp travel
   "Information" Alan Barclay Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
warfare, genocide
   "The Phantom Truckdriver" Rog Phillips Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
warfare, germ
   The Last Vial Sam McClatchie serialized in Amazing Nov. 1960 - Jan. 1961
   "The Purple Death" W.L.Alden Cassell's Magazine Feb. 1895
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
warfare, guerrilla
   "Computer War" Mack Reynolds Analog June and July 1967
warfare, invention
   "Not Final" Isaac Asimov Astounding Oct. 1941
warfare, nature of
   "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" Norman Spinrad New Worlds in Science Fiction 1969
   "The Last Word" Damon Knight Satellite Science Fiction Feb. 1957
warfare, occupation of earth
   "The Liberation of Earth" William Tenn Future Science Fiction May 1953
warfare, retaliation
   "A Present from Joe" Eric Frank Russell Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1949
   "To Avenge Man" Lester del Rey Galaxy Dec. 1964
   "Vengeance, Unlimited" Fredric Brown Super Science Stories July 1950
warfare, robots
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "War With The Robots" Harry Harrison Science Fiction Adventures No. 27 July 1962
warfare, theft of supplies
   "The Nitrocellulose Doormat" Christopher Anvil Analog June 1969
warp, use of term
   "Information" Alan Barclay Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
warriors, corruption of
   "The Warrior Race" L. Sprague De Camp Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
wartime, being forsaken by God
   "For I Am A Jealous People" Lester Del Rey Star Short Novels 1954
wartime, heroism
   "For Love", Algis Budrys Galaxy 1962
wartime, troops
   "Short In The Chest" Idris Seabright (aka Margaret St. Clair) Fantastic Universe July 1954
war veterans, treatment by society
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
Washington DC, and lizard-like alien
   "Beauty and the Beast" Henry Kuttner Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 1940
Washington DC, landing of alien
   "Farewell to the Master" Harry Bates Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1940
waste reclamation
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
watch-type televisor, use of term
   "Beyond Space and Time" Joel Towsley Rogers 1938 in Super Science Stories Sept. 1950
water, drought, and climate change
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
water, fall from space
   "By the Falls" Harry Harrison If Jan. 1970
water, supply, contamination
   "The Stolen Bacillus" H.G. Wells Pall Mall Budget June 1894
water-ray, use of term
   "The Raid of Le Vengeur" George Griffith Pearson's Magazine Feb. 1901
water shortage, transport of water
   "The Pipeline" Joe Poyer Analog Dec. 1968
weapons. see also disarmament
weapons, arms race
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding 1949
   "The Deserter" William Tenn STAR Science Fiction 1953
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding Science Fiction May 1940
   "Home There's No Returning" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore from "No Boundaries" 1955
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "The Monster" Lester Del Rey Argosy 1951
   "The Report on the Barnhouse Effect" Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 1950
weapons, atomic
   "Cloak of Aesir" Don A. Stuart (John W. Campbell), Astounding Science Fiction Mar 1939
   "The Gnurrs Come From the Voodvork Out" R. Bretnor F&SF 1950
   "Out of Night" John W. Campbell Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1937
   "The Power and the Glory" Charles Willard Diffin Astounding Science Fiction July 1930
   "The Red Queen's Race" Isaac Asimov Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1949
   "The Weapon" Fredric Brown Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 1951
weapons, chemical
   "The Place of the Gods" (By the Waters of Babylon) Stephen Vincent Benét The Saturday Evening Post July 31, 1937
weapons, decommission of
   "I Made You" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction March 1954
   "The Last Command" Keith Laumer Analog 1966
weapons, defensive
   "And So Say All Of Us" Bruce McAllister If Sept. 1969
weapons, failure of
   "The Gun Without A Bang" Robert Sheckley Galaxy June 1958
weapons, predictions of
   "In The Year 2889" Jules Verne The Forum Feb. 1889
weapons, predictions of the tank
   "The Land Ironclads" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Dec. 1903
weapons, right to bear
   "The Weapons Shop" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1942
weapons, shops
   "The Seesaw" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction July 1941
weapons, tangle gun
   "Tangle Hold" F.L. Wallace Galaxy June 1953
weapons, ultimate
   "Dormant" A. E. van Vogt Startling Stories 1948
   "The Last Weapon" Robert Sheckley 1953
   "The Morning of the Day They Did It" E.B. White The New Yorker Feb.1950
weather control, ancient technology
   "Robot Son" Robert F Young Fantastic Universe Sept. 1959
weather control, satellite
   "I Bring Fresh Flowers" Robert F. Young Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
weight control, telekinesis
   "Heavy Heavy" F.A. Javor Amazing Stories Feb. 1964
weightlessness
   "Dumb Martians" John Wyndham Galaxy July 1952
   The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells serialized in Cosmopolitan beginning Nov. 1900
weightlessness, and return to earth
   "The Hoofer" Walter M. Miller Fantastic Universe Sept. 1955
weightlessness, and sleep
   "The Journey" Murray Leinster Star Science Fiction Stories Feb. 1953
weightlessness, experience of
   "Bulkhead" Theodore Sturgeon A Way Home 1955
   "The Electronic Wall" Geo. R. Fox Amazing Stories June 1927
   "Unwelcome Tenant" Roger Dee Planet Stories Summer 1950
welfare state
   "Among the Bad Baboons" Mack Reynolds Galaxy 1968
werewolves
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
werewolves, as ambassadors
   "The Ambassadors" Anthony Boucher Future Tense 1952
wetwire. see brain, electrode implants
whales, and squid fights
   "The Last Stand of the Decapods" Frank T. Bullen The Strand Magazine Dec. 1901
whales, genetic engineering
   "The Mechanic" Hal Clement Analog Sept 1966
whales, herding of
   "The Deep Range" Arthur C. Clarke Star Science Fiction Stories No. 3 Jan 1955
whango waves, use of term
   "Propagandist" Murray Leinster Astounding Science Fiction Oct. 1947
White House, entertainment at
   "Novelty Act" Philip K. Dick Fantastic Feb 1964
Whitley, George (A. Bertram Chandler)
   referred to in The Next Tenants" Arthur C. Clarke 1957
wings, of humans
   "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg Galaxy Sept. 1968
wireheads
   "The Organleggers" ("Death By Ecstasy") Larry Niven Galaxy Jan. 1969
   "Satisfaction" Damon Knight Analog Aug. 1964
wish-fulfillment
   "Away from the Daily Grind" Gerald H. Page Famous Science Fiction Summer 1968
   "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H.G. Wells Illustrated London News Summer 1898
   "The Presence by the Fire" H.G. Wells Penny Illustrated Paper Aug. 1897
   "The Twerlik" Jack Sharkey Worlds of Tomorrow June 1964
wish-fulfillment, power of
   "Star Light, Star Bright" Alfred Bester F&SF July 1953
woman, as main character
   "Mind Alone" J.T. McIntosh Galaxy Aug. 1953
woman, beautiful, powers of
   "The Face of Helene Bournouw" Harlan Ellison Collage 1960
woman, private message from alien
   "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon Galaxy 1953
women, and beauty
   "The Birthmark" Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pioneer March 1843
   "True Self" Elisabeth Mann Borgese Galaxy Oct. 1959
women, as domestic slaves
   "Sandra" George P. Elliott F&SF Oct 1957
women, asteroid miners
   "Garden in the Void" Poul Anderson Galaxy May 1952
women, astronauts
   "At the End of the Orbit" Arthur C. Clarke If Nov. 1961
   "Press Conference" Miriam Aleen deFord Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
women, career
   "Fulfillment" A.E.van Vogt 1951
   "The Psychophonic Nurse" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Nov. 1928
women, changing of pheromone cycle
   "Never Underestimate" Theodore Sturgeon If Jan. 1952
women, domestic life
   "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline New Worlds in Science Fiction 1967
women, elderly
   "A Little Journey" Ray Bradbury Galaxy Aug. 1951
   "Little Old Miss Macbeth" Fritz Leiber F&SF Dec. 1958
women, emotional ability
   "Baby, You Were Great" Kate Wilhelm Orbit 2 1967
women, fat, as desirable
   "The Food Farm" Kit Reed Orbit 2 1967
women, fear of
   "Aelurophobe" Fredric Brown Dude 1962
women, frozen in ice age
   "The Other" Howard W. Graham 1934
women, ideal
   "Delusion for a Dragon Slayer" Harlan Ellison Knight Sept. 1966
   "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" Frederik Pohl Alternating Currents 1956
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
   "Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes" Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 1967
   "The Sellers of the Dream" John Jakes Galaxy June 1963
women, in public life
   "The Curious Republic of Gondour" Mark Twain Atlantic Monthly Oct. 1875
women, motherhood
   "Mother To The World" Richard Wilson Orbit 3 1968
women, need of protection
   "The Children's Hour" Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore 1944
women, play-girl on board ship
   "The World Between" Jack Vance The World Between and Other Stories 1965
women, point of view of astronaut's wife
   "Gravity" Harvey Jacobs New Worlds in Science Fiction Aug. 1969
women, pregnancy
   "Special Delivery" Damon Knight Galaxy April 1954
women, rape
   "A Boy and His Dog" Harlan Ellison New Worlds Apr. 1969
   "The Mitr" Jack Vance Vortex Science Fiction 1953
women, recruitment for space service
   "A-W-F Unlimited" Frank Herbert Galaxy June 1961
women, scientists and planetary exploration
   "Hot Planet" Hal Clement Galaxy Aug. 1963
women, sexual abuse at work
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
women, treatment of Martian
   "Dumb Martians" John Wyndham Galaxy July 1952
women, violence against
   "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber F&SF 1950
words, travel back in time
   "The Long Echo" Miriam Allen Deford Star Science Fiction Stories No. 4 1958
work, as privilege
   "The Dwindling Sphere" Willard Hawkins Astounding Science Fiction March 1940
work, dangerous occupation
   "Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany Worlds of If June 1967
   "Employment" L. Sprague de Camp Astounding Science Fiction May 1939
work, earning a living
   "The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts Pavane 1968
work, employment, unfair contract
   "Company Store" Robert Silverberg Star Science Fiction #5 1959
work, ethic
   "The Machine" John W. Campbell Astounding Stories Feb. 1935
work, in society with surplus energy
   "Wasted on the Young" John Brunner Galaxy April 1965
work, in space, insurance claim
   "The Risk Profession" Donald E. Westlake Amazing March 1961
work, job security
   "The Darfsteller" Walter M. Miller Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 1955
   "Fear Is A Business" Theodore Sturgeon
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
work, jobs, shift to service-based economy
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
work, labour strike
   "Male Strikebreaker" Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Stories Jan. 1957
   "The Roads Must Roll" Robert Heinlein Astounding Science Fiction June 1940
work, limited hours of
   "The Holy Grail" Tom Purdom Star Science Fiction No. 6 1959
work, meaningful
   "And A Star To Steer Her By" Lee Correy Astounding Science Fiction June 1953
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
   "New Folks' Home" Clifford Simak Analog July 1963
   "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" Shirley Jackson F&SF Jan. 1955
   "Rat Race" Raymond F. Jones 1966
   "Star-Linked" H.B.Fyfe Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
   "The Vanishing American" Charles Beaumount F&SF Aug 1955
   "Wasted on the Young" John Brunner Galaxy April 1965
work, shift to service-based economy
   "Subversive" Mack Reynolds Analog Dec. 1962
workers, authoritarian state
   "Frances Harkins" Richard Goggin F&SF Dec. 1952
workers, breeding for
   "Stenographer's Hands" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Quarterley Fall 1928
workers, mass-produced
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
   "R.U.R." Karel Capek play performed in 1921
working class
   "Jerry Was a Man" Robert A. Heinlein Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 1947
   "Jungle Substitute" Brian W. Aldiss Galaxy Aug. 1964
working class, dehumanizing treatment
   "In the Queue" Keith Laumer Orbit 7 1970
working class, sacrifice of miners
   "Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1953
workplace, use of specialized robots
   "Q.U.R." Anthony Boucher Astounding Science Fiction March 1943
world government
   "Dark Interlude" Fredric Brown and Mack Reynolds Galaxy Jan. 1951
world government, by 1971
   "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" H.G. Wells Strand Magazine Feb. 1932
world government, social system experiment
   "The Snowball Effect" Katherine MacLean Galaxy Sept. 1952
world lines, use of term
   "Hindsight" Jack Williamson Astounding May 1940
World War I, setting
   "The Land That Time Forgot" Edgar Rice Burroughs seriealized in Amazing Stories Feb. - April 1927 (first published in 1918)
World War II, alternate history
   "Battle of the Unborn" James Blish Future Combined with Science Fiction Stories May-June 1950
   "Random Quest" John Wyndham Consider Her Ways and Other Stories 1961
   "Two Dooms" C.M. Kornbluth Venture Science Fiction July 1958
World War II, Hiroshima bombing
   "Another Little Boy" Brian W. Aldiss New Worlds Sept 1966
World War III, aftermath
   "Heirs Apparent" Robert Abernathy F&SF 1954
   "Meteor" William T. Powers Astounding Science Fiction 1950
   "Psi-Man Heal My Child!" Philip K. Dick Imaginative Tales Nov. 1955
   "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick Space Science Fiction May 1953
   "The Yokel" Walter M. Miller, Jr. Amazing Aug-Sept. 1953
World War III, causes
   "Compound B" David Harold Fink 9 Great Tales of Space and Time 1954
World War III, predictions
   "A Child Is Crying" John D. MacDonald 1948
World War III, prevention
   "Triggerman" J.F.Bone Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 1958
World War III, threat of
   "Cold War" Kris Neville Astounding Oct. 1949
world-wide video hookup, use of term
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952
worm, subterranean
   "The Worm" David H. Keller Amazing Stories Mar. 1927
wrist-compass, use of term
   "Nothing Sirius" Fredric Brown Captain Future 1944
wristphone, use of term
   "Full Sun" Brian W. Aldiss Orbit 2 Jan 1967
wrist radio, use of term
   "Asylum" A.E. van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1942
   "The Rull" A.E. Van Vogt Astounding Science Fiction May 1948
wrist-radio, use of term
   "World Without Children" Damon Knight Galaxy Dec. 1951
Wyndham, John
   reference to in "The Pacifist" Arthur C. Clarke Fantastic Universe Oct. 1956
 

X

xenobiology
   "Hostess" Isaac Asimov 1951
xenophobia, due to BEM movie
   "Publicity Campaign" Arthur C. Clarke The Evening News June 1953
xenophobic culture
   "Davey Jones Ambassador" Raymond Z. Gallun 1935
   "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance Galaxy Aug 1961
   "Oh, To Be A Blobel!" Philip K. Dick Galaxy Feb. 1964
xenophobic humans
   "Death Betwen The Stars" Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantastic Universe March 1956
xenophobic individuals
   "A Bad Day For Vermin" Keith Laumer Galaxy 1963
xenophobic response
   "Dial F For Frankenstein" Arthur C. Clarke 1965
   Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly 1818 (published anonymously)
xenophobic response, fear of robot
   "I, Robot" Eando Binder Amazing Jan. 1939
xenophobic response, insects
   "The Large Ant" Howard Fast Fantastic Universe Feb. 1960
xenophobic revolt
   "Firewater" William Tenn Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 1952

Y
 youth. see children
youth, elixir of
   "The Rat" S. Fowler Wright Weird Tales March 1929

Z
zenith, use of term
   "Artifact" J. Brian Clarke Analog June 1969
zero-gravity field, use of term
   "The Billiard Ball" Isaac Asimov If March 1967
zombie-like creature
   "It Could Be Anything" Keith Laumer Amazing Jan. 1963
   "It" Theodore Sturgeon Unknown Fantasy Fiction Aug. 1940
zoo, humans in
   "The Fence" Clifford D. Simak Space Science Fiction Sept. 1952
   "Knock" Fredric Brown Thrilling Wonder Stories 1948
   "The Cage" A. Bertram Chandler Mag of F&SF 1957
zoos, interstellar
   "Zoo" Edward D. Hoch 1958
 

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