Galileo (magazine)

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

Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction
Galileo first issue (1976)
EditorCharles C. Ryan
CategoriesScience fact & science fiction
FrequencyQuarterly (issues #1-3); bimonthly (issues #4–16)
PublisherVincent McCaffrey
Total circulation
(July 1978)
FounderVincent McCaffrey
Year founded1976
First issueSeptember  1976
Final issue
January 1980
CompanyAvenue Victor Hugo Publishers (issues #1-6 )
Galileo Magazine, Inc. (issues #7-17)
Based inBoston, Massachusetts

Publication history

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.


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


  • 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


  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

  • Galileo at the Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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