"Astounding Science Fiction", October 1949 (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents
Table of contents.
- [novelette] Chan Davis' "The Aristocrat": "Elder Steven had a job to do - a hard, thankless task for a man born sick in a sick world. And it was doubly hard to see which way progress lay - for either side!"
- [novelette] L Ron Hubbard's "The Automagic Horse": "The only professional miracle-makers today - to whom making science-fiction come true is a run-of-the-mill assignment - are not in laboratories. But there was one who wanted that lab -"
- Raymond F Jones' "Production Test": "This is the story of a spacesuit - a fine, practical discussion of the impracticability of mere theoretical checks on how things ought to work!"
- Poul Anderson's "Time Heals": "It's a safe bet that, eventually, men will find a cure for all diseases; if only a sick man could wait long enough, time would, indeed, heal. But it can also hurt -"
- Kris Neville's "Cold War".
- E L Locke's "The Finan-seer": "When Professors try tackling the wall Street professionals, a good job of trimming is to be expected."
- Katherine MacLean's "Defense Mechanism": "Telepathic power would be a wonderful gift - or is it? There might be some question as to whether it, & its possessor, could survive, after all ..."