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by Murray Leinster
Author: Murray Leinster
Publisher: Wildside Press (March 15, 2007)
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Operation: outer space. All roofs were adays. When you looked down at acity like this, you had cynical thoughts.
Operation: outer space. Chapter one. Jed Cochrane tried to be cynical as the helicab hummed softly throughthe night over the city. Fourteen million people inthis city.
It couldn't spot us from space if it went in an orbit like aspace platform. By the time they could get help-they wouldn't even besure we were alive. If we can't count on being found right away, thisburned-over place will be green again. You'll give me some data on plants and animals, Mr. Cochrane? Won'tyou? I'm doing a book with Bell's pictures, and-". Let me alone!" raged Cochrane. He reached the control-room.
He'll lectureLittle Aphrodite Herself on the constants of space and she'll flutterher eyelashes at him and shove her chest-measurements in his directionand breathe how wonderful it is to be a man of science!"
He'll lectureLittle Aphrodite Herself on the constants of space and she'll flutterher eyelashes at him and shove her chest-measurements in his directionand breathe how wonderful it is to be a man of science!" "How'd you know?" demanded Babs, surprised. Heaven help me, Babs, I didn't. I tried to guess at something tooimpossible even for the advertising business! But I failed! I failed!You and my official gang, then, are here with the firm's blessing, freeof all commands and obligations, but drawing salary and expenses?"
Operation: Outer Space has been added to your Cart. Murray Leinster was a nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer who wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles, 14 movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays.
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Murray Leinster's 1946 short story "A Logic Named Joe" contains one of the first descriptions of a computer (called a. .
Murray Leinster's 1946 short story "A Logic Named Joe" contains one of the first descriptions of a computer (called a "logic") in fiction. In the story, Leinster was decades ahead of his time in imagining the Internet. Leinster continued publishing in the 1950s and 1960s, appearing in Galaxy Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, as well as The.
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Read online books written by Operation: Outer Space in our e-reader absolutely for free. Author of Murray Leinster (Duke Classic Sifi) at ReadAnyBook. 0 5 Author: Murray Leinster. All roofs were recreation-spaces nowadays. When you looked down at a city like this, you had cynical thoughts. Fourteen million people in this city. Jed Cochrane tried to be cynical as the helicab hummed softly through the night over the city. The cab flew at two thousand feet, where lighted buildings seemed to soar toward it from the canyons which were streets.
"But what can be done with it?" asked Cochrane practically.
"Nothing," said Jones succinctly. "It changes the properties of space, but that's all. Can you think of any use for a faster-than-light radiation-pipe? I can't."
Cochrane cocked an eye at Jamison, who could extrapolate at the drop of an equation. But Jamison shook his head.
"Communication between planets," he said morosely, "when we get to them. Chats between sweethearts on Earth and Pluto. Broadcasts to the stars when we find that another one's set up a similar plate and is ready to chat with us. There's nothing else."