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by Fred Hoyle

Enjoyable first-contact tale about Earth scientists who contact an enormous interstellar dust cloud that appears to have intelligence.

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Magnetic Fields Found To Shape Planetary Nebulae
   A team of German astronomers have detected magnetic fields in the central stars of four planetary nebulae. Astronomer and sf writer Fred Hoyle wrote about this fifty years ago.

DNA-Shaped Dust In Plasma May 'Live'
   This new computer simulation shows that it is possible for very life-like structures to evolve in space.

Precursor To Life Found In Space Cloud
   'By and large, one only expects intelligent life to exist in a diffuse gaseous medium...'- Fred Hoyle, 1957.

Should SETI Talk To Molecular Cloud Barnard 68?
   'I myself am building basic chemicals at about 10,000,000,000 times the rate at which building is occurring on the whole ... surface of your planet.'- Fred Hoyle, 1957. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

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