A story where aliens visit a dead earth, and revive the dead. They visit a museum and begin by reviving a dead Egyptian, then a 1930s boozer. They hit a snag when they revive a recently deceased. He displays powers. They drop bombs but none explode. The aliens are tricked into plunging into the sun by the revived human

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    "The Monster" a.k.a. "Resurrection" by A. E. van Vogt. A very popular story, identified many times on this site. – user14111 Jan 27 '18 at 9:16
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    Yes. "The Monster" is the title. I have it in Transfinite. Thank you muchly – william machnis Jan 27 '18 at 9:52