Hardware by Robert Silverberg


by Robert Silverberg

Form: Short story

Year: 1987

ID: 425

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NASA's Spacescoop exploration ship has brought something unusual back from the asteroids: a shining wedge-shaped chunk of silvery metal about the size of a football. Before long, the scientists come to the conclusion that it's an ancient alien computer, and it can communicate with the computers at the lab. And those computers are connected to other computers, which are connectedyou get the idea. What are the device's intentions, and what are its capabilities? Is it threat or ally?

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