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Title: The Xi Effect Title Record # 52189
Author: R. S. Richardson
Date: 1950-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: A pair of astronomers' experiments serve to verify the theories of a theoretical physicist, with dire consequences for humanity.
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Current Tags: contemporary (1), science fiction (1), cosmology (1), hard sf (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1950 The Xi Effect [as by Philip Latham]
Year Language Title
1964Translated by Salvador Hertog
Dutch De Xi Effect [as by Philip Latham]
1978Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Efekt ksi [as by Philip Latham]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, January 1950 1950-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Imagination Unlimited 1952-03-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Farrar, Straus and Young   $3.50 xiv+
430
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edgard Cirlin Checkmark
Imagination Unlimited 1953-00-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty The Bodley Head   8/6 185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF 1955-02-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF 1958-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Best SF 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber     368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   7/6 368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Imagination Unlimited 1964-00-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Mayflower-Dell 3985 3/6 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Best SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   8/6 368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Best SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
De Beste SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #694/695) 694/695 2.95 267
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
Imagination Unlimited 1966-06-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Mayflower-Dell 3985 3/6 189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Best SF 1969-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber     368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF (revised edition) 1972-08-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-09880-0 0.70 215
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Decade the 1940s 1975-11-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-18832-2 3.75 213
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Decade the 1940s 1977-04-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Pan Books 0-330-25033-7 0.70 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Russell Mills Checkmark
Decade: The 1940s 1978-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison St. Martin's Press 0-312-18986-9 $3.95 213
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Ken Leeder Checkmark
Sirius, #20 1978-02-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 din. 148
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag Checkmark
Decade: The 1940s 1978-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison St. Martin's Press 0-312-18984-2 $8.95 213
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ken Leeder Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X 6.95 370
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X 2.95 365
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
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hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orbit 1-85723-271-2 25.00 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 05435 $17.98 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
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