Title: The Snowball Effect

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Title: The Snowball Effect Title Record # 56272
Author: Katherine MacLean
Date: 1952-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: In order to continue to receive funding, the sociology department of a university must demonstrate some valid proof of theory.
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Current Tags: X Minus 1 (1), first person point of view (1), contemporary (1), only humans (1), sociology (1), research (1), university administration (1), organizations (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1966 Italian Effetto valanga
1968 French Expérience [as by Katherine Mac Lean]
1976 Dutch Het Sneeuwbal Effect
1981 German Der Schneeball-Effekt

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, September 1952 1952-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 164 digest? mag Jack Coggins Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], v3 #2 1953-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Thorpe and Porter   1/6 164 digest? mag Jack Coggins Checkmark
Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     vi+
[2]+
504
hc? anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction Omnibus 1955-00-00 ed. H. L. Gold Grayson & Grayson     350 hc? anth  
Penguin Science Fiction 1961-10-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Brian Keogh Checkmark
Penguin Science Fiction 1961-12-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Brian Keogh  
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon G1143 $0.50 192 pb? coll Checkmark
Penguin Science Fiction 1962-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Brian Keogh Checkmark
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon G1143 C$0.50 192 pb? coll Checkmark
Penguin Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Brian Keogh Checkmark
Penguin Science Fiction 1965-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Oscar Dominguez Checkmark
Penguin Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1638 3/6 236 pb? anth Oscar Dominguez Checkmark
Paradosso per tredici 1966-12-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione   0 Lit 324 tp? anth Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691 $0.60 256 pb? anth Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691 C$0.60 256 pb? anth Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Il pianeta Hellzapoppin 1967-06-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione   2,500 Lit 340 tp? anth Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Le nouveau Planète, October-November 1968 1968-10-00 ed. Editors of Le nouveau Planète Denoël   F6.50 180 digest? mag Checkmark
Il pianeta Hellzapoppin 1968-11-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo De Carlo Editore (Italy)   1,500 Lit 268 tp? anth Checkmark
The Diploids 1973-00-00 Katherine MacLean Manor Books 95-228 $0.95 192 pb? coll Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1973-06-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb? anth David Pelham Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1974-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb? anth David Pelham Checkmark
The Edward De Bono Science Fiction Collection 1976-00-00 ed. George Hay The Elmfield Press 0-7057-0068-2 £4.95 217 hc? anth Checkmark
Decade: The 1950s 1976-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-19001-7 £3.95 219 hc? anth  
Fontein Science Fiction 1976-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss De Fontein (Fontein SF) 90-261-0125-2   176 tp? anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Decade: the 1950s 1977-03-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Pan Books 0-330-25034-5 £0.70 219 pb? anth Paul Bartlett Checkmark
Decade: The 1950s 1978-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison St. Martin's Press 0-312-18987-7 $3.95 219 tp? anth Ken Leeder Checkmark
Decade: The 1950s 1978-04-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison St. Martin's Press 0-312-18985-0 $8.95 219 hc? anth  
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £1.95 616 pb? anth Tom Stimpson Checkmark
The Diploids 1981-05-00 Katherine MacLean Gregg Press 0-8398-2510-2 $13.95 200 hc? coll  
Kopernikus 4 1981-08-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3539) 3-8118-3539-4 DM 5.80 192 pb? anth Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-00-00 ed. J. O. Jeppson, Isaac Asimov Robson Books 0-86051-181-2   xvi+
521
hc? anth Deborah Taylor Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-00-00 ed. J. O. Jeppson, Isaac Asimov Robson Books 0-86051-181-2 £7.95 xvi+
521
hc? anth Deborah Taylor Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-03-00 ed. J. O. Jeppson, Isaac Asimov Houghton Mifflin 0-395-30519-5 $17.95 xvi+
521
hc? anth Checkmark
Science Fiction A to Z: A Dictionary of the Great S.F. Themes 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Houghton Mifflin 0-395-31285-X $22.95 xvii+
651
hc? anth Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1985-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £3.50 616 pb? anth Peter Jones Checkmark
Laughing Space 1985-00-00 ed. J. O. Jeppson, Isaac Asimov Robson Books 0-86051-323-8 £3.95 xvi+
521
tp? anth Deborah Taylor Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1986-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6   616 pb? anth Peter Jones  
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #660) 0-88677-106-4 $3.50 352 pb? anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-106-4 / UE2106 C$3.95 352 pb? anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
[2]
hc? anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990 hc? anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor / SFBC 05435 $17.98 990 hc? anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990 tp? anth Checkmark
The Diploids 2000-03-01 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 1-58715-128-6 $15.00 196 tp? coll  
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8 £9.99 592 tp? anth Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 978-0-14-191343-8 £7.99   ebook? anth  
The Snowball Effect 2015-12-25 Katherine MacLean Project Gutenberg 50766 $0.00   ebook? chap  
The 29th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-01-08 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0798-9 $0.99   ebook? coll  
Science Fiction Collection 2016-01-10 Katherine MacLean CreateSpace 978-1-5233-3341-7 $10.00 92 tp? coll Ed Emshwiller  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
tp? anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00   ebook? anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
tp? anth Bruce Pennington  
If This Goes Wrong... 2017-01-00 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8202-7 $7.99 351 pb? anth Dominic Harman Checkmark
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