Destination Void Author:Frank Herbert from the author of DUNE and DUNE MESSIAH — Four scientists and a human cargo of thousands — They were headed toward a planet circling the far distant Tau Ceti -- a ripe Eden world waiting to be plucked for the future of the human race. But three-fourths of the way through the Solar System, their ship failed: its propelling engines, three all-powe... more »rful human brains had suddenly, quite inexplicably gone mad.
They were trapped in space, at the mercy of the ship, and there was only one possible solution for survival -- to create a "conscious" mechanical brain able to guide them to their destination.
But would there be enough time before they plunged into oblivion -- for they were working with limited resources, under unbearable pressure . . . and against impossible odds.« less