John W. Campbell
#1491 Overall Influence

John W. Campbell

American science fiction writer and editor

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John Wood Campbell Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor. He was editor of Astounding Science Fiction from late 1937 until his death and was part of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. Campbell wrote super-science space opera under his own name and stories under his primary pseudonym, Don A. Stuart. Campbell also used the pen names Karl Van Kampen and Arthur McCann. His novella Who Goes There? was adapted as the films The Thing from Another World , The Thing , and The Thing .

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Duke University
Duke University

Private university in Durham, North Carolina, United States

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#940 World Rank #203 USA Rank
Literature