Five Against Venus
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Philip Latham was the pseudonym for US astronomer Robert Shirley Richardson (1902-1981), who was one of the first to use ‘contraterrene’ to describe antimatter (Astounding, December 1941). Under the name Latham he wrote Five Against Venus (1952) a SF novel for children. He also scripted a series called Captain Video. The cover artwork is by Virgil Finlay.
Philip Latham, “Five Against Venus,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed March 27, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/9065.