Title: Universe

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Title: Universe Title Record # 46412
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1941-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: First published in 1941, this novelette was combined with its sequel, "Common Sense", in "Orphans of the Sky" (1963), a fixup novel.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1979 German Das Universum
Year Language Title
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 1 of 6)
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 2 of 6)
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 3 of 6)
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 4 of 6)
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 5 of 6)
1954 Italian Alla deriva nell'infinito (Part 6 of 6)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2016 Retro Hugo Best Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, May 1941 1941-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.20 164 pulp? mag Rogers Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction 1946-02-11 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
Universe 1951-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Dell #36 $0.10 64 pb? chap Robert Stanley Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #41 1954-04-20 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #41 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #42 1954-04-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #42 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #43 1954-05-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #43 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #44 1954-05-20 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #44 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #45 1954-05-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #45 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #46 1954-06-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #46 130 Lit 128 digest? mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gnome Press   $3.50 256 hc? coll Walter Van der Poel Checkmark
Best of Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $1.95 vii+
440
tp? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-04576-X $9.95 xi+
486
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 1973-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC #5685 $3.50 xi+
529
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two 1973-09-13 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01735-X   ix+
422
hc? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $1.75 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 C$1.75 572 pb? anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Novellas, Book 2 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Sphere Books 0-7221-1802-3 0.55 188 pb? anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon #25353 $1.95 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1976-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth  
Titan 10 1979-02-00 ed. Ben Bova, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3633) 3-453-30545-0 DM 3.80 176 pb? anth George Jones Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33486-0   xxvii+
785
hc? anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
Silent Thunder / Universe 1991-07-00 Dean Ing, Robert A. Heinlein Tor (Tor Double #35) 0-812-50265-5 $3.99 220 pb? omni Joe DeVito Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
529
hc? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 2004-12-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529 hc? anth  
Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein 2005-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction Book Club 1-58288-184-7 $15.99 xxiv+
738
hc? coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
The Future History of Robert Heinlein: Volume II 2010-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #23) 978-1-897350-34-8   vii+
536
hc? coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 2014-02-27 Robert A. Heinlein Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-12086-0 18.99 xv+
793
tp? coll Tim White Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 2014-03-27 Robert A. Heinlein Gateway / Orion (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-1-4732-0200-9 9.49   ebook? coll  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $3.95 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A date unknown ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529 hc? anth  
The Best of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.50 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-46292-3 $2.50 572 pb? anth Checkmark
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