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   A for Andromeda, by Fred Hoyle, John Elliot  
 
  Novel, first publication in June 1962 , latest edition in June 2002
 
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      A new radio telescope picks up a complex series of signals from the Andromeda constellation -- signals which prove to be a programme for a giant computer. When the computer begins to relay the information it receives from Andromeda, the project assumes a vital importance, for scientists find themselves possessing a knowledge previously unknown to man -- knowledge of such a nature that the security of human life itself is threatened.

     
     
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  • Andromeda (#1)

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  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Thinking Machines
  • First Contact - Contact with Aliens

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