The Listeners Author:James E. Gunn Voices from the stars - For fifty years Earth's "Little Ear" was tuned to the static of the stars. For fifty years the Project scientists and their director, Robert MacDonald, tried to make sense out of the universal silence. In the fifty-first year of the Project, a message came from Capella. Man had contacted intelligent life! — But what kin... more »d of life called to man from the stars? Was it peace or war, friendship or conquest they offered to mankind? And how should Earth respond?
Only Director MacDonald could decide, and with him rested the future of the Project and the fate of mankind. . .!« less