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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Benford, Gregory & Paul A. Carter.  "Proserpina's Daughter." Synergy 3, edited by George Zebrowski, Harvest 1989. Reprinted as Iceborn, Tor 1989 new1.gif (111 bytes)
Binder, Eando.  "The Thieves from Isot." Wonder Stories, 10/34. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Brunner, John.  "Puzzle for Spacemen." New Worlds Fall 12/55. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Budrys, Algis. Man of Earth. Ballantine, 1958.
Campbell, John W.  "The Black Star Passes." Amazing Stories Quarterly Fall 1930. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Campbell, John W.  "Islands of Space." Amazing Stories Quarterly Spring 1931. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Campbell, John W.  "Night."Astounding Science Fiction 10/35. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Campbell, John W.  "The Ultimate Weapon." Amazing 10/36. new1.gif (111 bytes)
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, 2007new1.gif (111 bytes)
Daniel, Tony.  Metaplanetary. Avon/Eos, 2001. Purchase from Amazonnew1.gif (111 bytes)
Daniel, Tony.  Superluminal. Eos, 2004. Purchase from Amazonnew1.gif (111 bytes)
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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
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, 1959new1.gif (111 bytes)
Heinlein, Robert. Have Spacesuit, Will Travel. Scribner, 1958. Purchase from Amazon
Kenyon, Joseph P.   "Pluto."  Scream Factory, Fall 1993.
Kostkos, Henry J.  "Earth Rehabilitors, Consolidated." Amazing Stories, 3-4/35. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Kruse, Clifton B.  "A Princess of Pallis." Astounding Stories, 10/35. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Lavond, Dennis. (C.M. Kornbluth & Frederik Pohl) "A Prince of Pluto." Future Fiction, 4/41. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Latham, Philip (pen-name for R.S. Richardson). "The Rose-Bowl Pluto Hypothesis." Orbit 5, edited by Damond 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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
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.
Pong, Hoy Ping (Wilson Tucker).  "Report on the 196th Convention." Wonder Stories, 11/34. new1.gif (111 bytes)
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.
Scortia, Thomas N. "Sea Change," Astounding 6/56 new1.gif (111 bytes)
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") new1.gif (111 bytes)
Silverberg, Robert. "Pluto in the Morning Light."
Silverberg, Robert. World's Fair 1992, Ace 1982.new1.gif (111 bytes)
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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Smith, Clark Ashton. "The Plutonian Drug." Amazing Stories, 9/34.
Smith, E.E. "Doc".  "The Skylark Valeron." Astounding Stories, 8/34-2/35. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Stangland, Arthur G.  "Crossroads of Space." Wonder Stories, 9/32. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Starzl, R.F.  "The Earthman's Burden." Astounding Stories, 6/31. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Starzl, R.F.  "Planet of Despair." Wonder Stories, 7/31. new1.gif (111 bytes)
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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Stone, Leslie F.  "The Rape of the Solar System." Amazing Stories, 12/34. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Tucker, Wilson. To the Tombaugh Station. Ace, 1960
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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Wait, Robert A.  "Cosmic Steeple-Chase." Amazing Stories, 4/32. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Walters, Hugh. Passage to Pluto. Nelson, 1973.
West, Wallace. "En Route to Pluto." Astounding, 8/36.
Weinbaum, Stanley.   "The Red Peri." Astounding, 11/35.
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. new1.gif (111 bytes)
Wollheim, Donald A.  The Secret of the Ninth Planet. Paperback Library, 1965. new1.gif (111 bytes)

Clyde William Tombaugh

Clyde William Tombaugh

2/4/06 - 1/17/97

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