Galileo (magazine)

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Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction
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Galileo first issue (1976)
Editor Charles C. Ryan
Categories Science fact & science fiction
Frequency Quarterly (issues #1-3); bimonthly (issues #4–16)
Format Magazine
Publisher Vincent McCaffrey
Total circulation
(July 1978)
50,000
Founder Vincent McCaffrey
Year founded 1976
First issue September  1976; 40 years ago (1976-09)
Final issue
— Number
January 1980 (1980-01)
16
Company Avenue Victor Hugo Publishers (issues #1-6 )
Galileo Magazine, Inc. (issues #7-17)
Country U.S.A.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts
Language English

Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction was a science and science fiction magazine published out of Boston, Massachusetts.[1]

Publication history[edit]

The first issue was released in September 1976.[1][2] Issue #5 was published in October 1977. It then changed to a bimonthly publishing schedule beginning with issue #6 published in January 1978. The last issue published was issue #16 in January 1980.[1] Issue #17 was planned, but the magazine folded and only the covers for #17 were printed.

Contributors[edit]

Larry Niven's The Ringworld Engineers was serialized in #13–#16. Other contributors include:

Issues[edit]

  • Issue #1 1976 (quarterly)
  • Issue #2 1976 (quarterly)
  • Issue #3 1977 (quarterly)
  • Issue #4 July 1977 (quarterly)
  • Issue #5 October 1977 (quarterly)
  • Issue #6 January 1978 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #7 March 1978 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #8 May 1978 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #9 July 1978 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #10 September 1978 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #11 & 12 double issue June 1979 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #13 July 1979 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #14 September 1979 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #15 November 1979 (bimonthly)
  • Issue #16 January 1980 (bimonthly)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Galileo". SF Encyclopedia. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Michael Ashley (1 January 2007). Gateways to Forever: The Story of the Science-fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980. Liverpool University Press. p. 309. ISBN 978-1-84631-003-4. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

  • Galileo at the Science Fiction Encyclopedia