Pluto in Science Fiction

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On 17 January, 1997, Clyde William Tombaugh, the man who discovered Pluto, died.

Allen, Roger MacBride. The Ring of Charon. Tor, 1990.
Baxter, Stephen. "Gossamer." Science Fiction Age, November 1995.
Beattie, George B.  "The 'Platinum Planets'." Wonder Stories, 8/32.
Benford, Gregory & Paul A. Carter.  "Proserpina's Daughter." Synergy 3, edited by George Zebrowski, Harvest 1989. Reprinted as Iceborn, Tor 1989.
Benford, Gregory.  Sunborn. Aspect/Warner 2005. New
Binder, Eando.  "The Thieves from Isot." Wonder Stories, 10/34.
Brunner, John.  "Puzzle for Spacemen." New Worlds 12/55.
Brunner, John.  "The Wrong End of Time." Amazing 11/71. New
Budrys, Algis. Man of Earth. Ballantine, 1958.
Campbell, John W.  "The Black Star Passes." Amazing Stories Quarterly Fall 1930.
Campbell, John W.  "Islands of Space." Amazing Stories Quarterly Spring 1931.
Campbell, John W.  "Night."Astounding Science Fiction 10/35.
Campbell, John W.  "The Ultimate Weapon." Amazing 10/36.
Coblentz, Stanton.   "Into Plutonian Depths." Wonder Stories Quarterly, Spring 1931.   Later published in book form by Avon, 1950.
Coblentz, Stanton. "Riches for Pluto." Astounding, 12/34.
Couvillier, Willis. "Inheritance." Visual Journeys: A Tribute to Space Artists, edited by Eric Reynolds. Hadley Rille, 2007.
Daniel, Tony.  Metaplanetary. Avon/Eos, 2001. Purchase from Amazon
Daniel, Tony.  Superluminal. Eos, 2004. Purchase from Amazon
Ferrell, Joseph. "Mind-Stealers of Pluto." Planet Stories, Winter, 1944.
Gallun, Raymond Z.. "Blue Haze on Pluto." Astounding, 6/35.
Gauger, Rick. Charon's Ark. Ballantine, 1987.
Gottesman, S.D. (C.M. Kornbluth, Robert A.W. Lowndes & Frederik Pohl) "The Castle on Outerplanet." Uncanny Tales, 10/41.
Gottesman, S.D. (C.M. Kornbluth & Frederik Pohl) "King Cole of Pluto." Super Science Stories, 5/40.
Greenland, Colin.  Mother of Plenty.  Avon Eos, 1999. Purchase from Amazon
Greenland, Colin. Seasons of Plenty. AvoNova, 1996.
Greenland, Colin. Take Back Plenty. AvoNova, 1992.
Grinnell, David.  Martian Missile.  Thomas Bouregy and Co, 1959.
Harper, George W.  Gypsy Earth. Doubleday, 1982. New
Heinlein, Robert. Have Spacesuit, Will Travel. Scribner, 1958. Purchase from Amazon
Heinlein, Robert.  "Sky Lift." Imagination, 11/53. New
Hunt, Gill.  Vega. Curtis Warren, 1951. New
Kenyon, Joseph P.   "Pluto."  Scream Factory, Fall 1993.
Kostkos, Henry J.  "Earth Rehabilitors, Consolidated." Amazing Stories, 3-4/35.
Kruse, Clifton B.  "A Princess of Pallis." Astounding Stories, 10/35.
Lavond, Dennis. (C.M. Kornbluth & Frederik Pohl) "A Prince of Pluto." Future Fiction, 4/41.
Latham, Philip (pen-name for R.S. Richardson). "The Rose-Bowl Pluto Hypothesis." Orbit 5, edited by Damon Knight. Putnam, 1969.
Laumer, Keith. "No Ship Boots in Fairyland," Once There Was a Giant. Edited by Keith Laumer. Tor, 1984.
Leinster, Murray. "Pipeline to Pluto." Astounding, 8/45.
Lowndes, Robert W.  "Report of the Plutonian Ambassador by Sr. Doc Lowndes." Wonder Stories, 9/35.
Manning, Laurence & Fletcher Pratt. "Expedition to Pluto." Planet Stories, Winter, 1939.
Niven, Larry. "Wait It Out." Future Unbounded. Westercon Program Book, 1968.
Niven, Larry. World of Ptaavs, Ballentine, 1966.
Petrie, Simon.  "The Man Who..." Redstone Science Fiction, 8/12. New
Phillips, Rog.  "Robot Men of Bubble City." Fantastic Adventures 7/49. New
Pong, Hoy Ping (Wilson Tucker).  "Report on the 196th Convention." Wonder Stories, 11/34.
Post, Jonathan V. "Skiing the Methane Snows of Pluto." Focus, Autumn, 1979.
Robinson, Kim Stanley. Icehenge. Jove, 1984. Purchase from Amazon
Robinson, Kim Stanley. "On the North Pole of Pluto." Incorporated into Icehenge.
Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Memory of Whiteness. Tor, 1985. Purchase from Amazon
Rocklynne, Ross.   "The Last Outpost," Astounding, 7/45.
Scalzi, John.  "Pluto Tells All." Subterranean Online, Spring 2007. New
Scortia, Thomas N. "Sea Change," Astounding 6/56.
Scortia, Thomas N. "The Shores of Night." The Best Science Fiction Stories and Novels: 1956, edited by T. E. Dikty, Fell 1956. (expansion of "Sea Change").
Silverberg, Robert. "Pluto in the Morning Light."
Silverberg, Robert. World's Fair 1992, Ace, 1982.
Simak, Clifford D. Cosmic Engineers. Gnome, 1950.
Simak, Clifford D. "Construction Shack." Worlds of If, 1-2/73.
Sloat, Edwin K.  "Beyond the Planetoids." Amazing Stories, 8/32.
Smith, Clark Ashton. "The Plutonian Drug." Amazing Stories, 9/34.
Smith, E.E. "Doc".  "The Skylark Valeron." Astounding Stories, 8/34-2/35.
Stangland, Arthur G.  "Crossroads of Space." Wonder Stories, 9/32.
Starzl, R.F.  "The Earthman's Burden." Astounding Stories, 6/31.
Starzl, R.F.  "Planet of Despair." Wonder Stories, 7/31.
Statten, Vargo. (John Russell Fearn). Deadline to Pluto. Scion, 1951.
Stearn, Charles A. "The Pluto Lamp." Planet Stories, Fall 1954.
Sterling, Kenneth.  "The Brain-Eaters of Pluto." Wonder Stories, 3/34.
Stone, Leslie F.  "The Rape of the Solar System." Amazing Stories, 12/34.
Tubb, E.C.  Alien Life. Paladin Press, 1954. New
Tucker, Wilson. To the Tombaugh Station. Ace Double D-479, 1960
Varley, John.  "Good-Bye, Robinson Crusoe." Asimov's, Spring, 1977. New
Varley, John.  The Ophiuchi Hotline.  Dial Press, 1977.
Vos Post, Jonathan.  "Skiing the Methane Snows on Pluto." Focus, Magazine of the British Science Fiction Association, Autumn 1979.
Wait, Robert A.  "Cosmic Steeple-Chase." Amazing Stories, 4/32.
Walters, Hugh. Passage to Pluto. Nelson, 1973.
West, Wallace. "En Route to Pluto." Astounding, 8/36.
Weinbaum, Stanley.   "The Red Peri." Astounding, 11/35.
Williams, Robert Moore.  World of the Masterminds. Ace Double-427, 1960. New
Williamson, Jack. The Cometeers. Fantasy Press, 1950.
Williamson, Jack. "The Plutonian Terror." Weird Tales, 10/33.
Winterbotham, R.R.  "The Psycho Power Conquest." Astounding Stories, 2/36.
Wollheim, Donald A.  The Secret of the Ninth Planet. Paperback Library, 1965.

Clyde William Tombaugh

Clyde William Tombaugh

2/4/06 - 1/17/97

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