Edward M. Wysocki, Jr.
My Articles in Analog
"Making Waves: The Inventions of John W. Campbell"
Co-authored with Alec Nevala-Lee.
January / February 2020
Two approaches by John W. Campbell to the problem of generating arbitrary waveforms.
"Just the Facts: How Articles Came to Astounding"
November / December 2020
A look at how fact articles were introduced into Astounding and what type of articles appeared in Astounding and Analog when John W. Campbell was editor.
"A Solid Prediction"
May / June 2021
Presents the details of a story by Malcolm Jameson that appeared in the October 1944 Astounding that may be the earliest description of a type of 3-D printing.
"Taming the Serpent"
July / August 2021
Shows that a device presented in a novel by Frank Herbert that was serialized in Astounding was the inspiration for an invention by a British engineer.
July / August 2022
Relates the details of "Deadline," the 1944 story that created a security problem during World War II, and points to another story that could have caused a similar problem.
"A Very Useful Exoplanet"
September / October 2022
A 1943 article in Astounding about the discovery of an exoplanet was followed 10 years later by a novel and another article that described the science behind the story.