Destination Void Author:Frank Herbert 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-powerful human brains had suddenly, quite inexp... more »licably 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 were plunged into oblivion - for they were working with limited resources, under unbearable pressure... and against impossible odds.« less