Analog Science Fiction and Fact was launched as Astounding in 1930. Since its inception, Analog has consistently featured top-notch works by the leading writers in the genre. Spanning the Golden Age to modern science-fact articles and science fiction stories, the notable authors who have graced its pages include:
Isaac Asimov, Kevin J. Anderson, Poul Anderson, Catherine Asaro, Greg Bear, Ben Bova, David Brin, Lois McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Lester del Rey, Philip K. Dick, Harlan Ellison, Michael F. Flynn, James Gunn, Joe Haldeman, Harry Harrison, Robert A. Heinlein, Frank Herbert, L. Ron Hubbard, Paul Levinson, Richard A. Lovett, Anne McCaffrey, Larry Niven, H. Beam Piper, Frederik Pohl, Jerry Pournelle, Mike Resnick, Spider Robinson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Robert J. Sawyer, Robert Silverberg, L. Sprague de Camp, Allen M. Steele, Brad R. Torgersen, A.E. van Vogt, Jack Vance, Vernor Vinge, and Jack Williamson, to name just some of the internationally known authors who have appeared.