The Sciences

Forrest J Ackerman, 1916 - 2008

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitDec 6, 2008 4:45 PM


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

Sigh. Another giant, gone. If you are a science fiction fan -- and I mean a con-going, filk-singing, dress-up-in-costume fan -- then you know about Forry. He was one of the last great holdouts from the Golden Age of the field, a guy who simply loved monsters and movies and rocket ships. I think sometime very soon I'll pop in a copy of "Five Million Years to Earth", and raise a virtual toast to the man who delighted in the story, and in the society, of science fiction.

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month
Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
1 free articleSubscribe
Want unlimited access?

Subscribe today and save 70%


Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.