Galaxy Science Fiction
Published 24 March 2018
Galaxy Magazine is considered on of the core science fiction magazines from the
mid-twentieth centrury that blends science and potential-science into a magazine
full of tall stories and adventure. This edition is focused on the moon and man's desire
to overcome nature's hostile environment. There is also a deep dive into the science
of the moon and what potential discoveries can be harvested to help mankind.
Magazine Edition - February 1956
- Man in a Sewing Machine, L.J. Stecher, Jr.
- Dead-End Doctor, Robert Bloch
- The Other Side of the Moon, Willy Ley
- The Category Inventors, Arthur Sellings
- Trap, Finn O'Donnevan
- Bodyguard, Christopher Grimm
Science Review - The Other Side of the moon
Before spacecrafts left orbit and swung around the moon, nobody knew
lay on the other side. For it is a peculiar fact that Earth-bound men
can only see the one side of the moon. This article dives deeps into
man's knowledge of the moon and how we can harvest space exploration
for our benefit.
In recent year's, it has been Western science that has leD the way.
Keplar's Second Law
defines the methematical area swept over the radius vector.
It was also Hansen's theory that describes the shape of the moon.
This innovative thinking proposed the possibility that an atmosphere
and maybe even life could exist on the far side of the moon.
Time travel is now taken for granted as the way of the future.
But it was the science fiction writers of the past that brought
into existence this possibility into people's minds.
The following books were reviewed in this magazine;
- The End of Eternity, Isaac Asimov
- Reprive from Paradise, H. Chandler Elliot
- Time Bomb, Wilson Tucker
- Sargasson of Space, Andrew North
- Spaceflight Venus, Philip Wilding
- The Green Man from Space, Lewis Zarem
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