Wikipedia article of the day for December 7, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

The Wikipedia article of the day for December 7, 2018 is The Martian Chronicles.
Other Worlds, Universe Science Fiction, and Science Stories were three related American magazines edited by Raymond A. Palmer. As both publisher and editor of Other Worlds (1949–1953, 1955–1957), he presented a wide array of science fiction, including “Enchanted Village” by A. E. van Vogt and “Way in the Middle of the Air”, later included in Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. Science Stories (1953–1955) was visually attractive but contained no memorable fiction. Universe Science Fiction (also 1953–1955) was more drab but included some well-received stories, such as Theodore Sturgeon’s “The World Well Lost”, which examined homosexuality, a controversial topic for the time. The second incarnation of Other Worlds ran Marion Zimmer Bradley’s first novel, Falcons of Narabedla, but was otherwise less successful. In 1957 Palmer changed the focus of the magazine to UFOs, retitling it Flying Saucers from Other Worlds. No more fiction appeared in it after the September 1957 issue.

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