Psichopath

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Published: 1960
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,184 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,595
Added to site: 2009.10.21
mnybks.net#: 25602
Origin: gutenberg.org

Given psi powers like clairvoyance and telepathy, solving problems of sabotage would be easy, of course. That is, it seems that way at first thought!

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g. Far down the tube, MacHeath could see the answering flicker from Harry, a mile and a half away in the darkness.

MacHeath watched the screen again. After a few seconds, he said: "O.K.! Hold it!"

Again the lamp flashed.

"Well, it isn't perfect," MacHeath said, "but it's all we can do from here. We'll have to evacuate the tube to get her in perfect balance. Tell Harry to knock off for the day."

While the welcome message was being flashed, MacHeath shut off the testing instruments and disconnected them. It was possible to compensate a little for the testing equipment, but a telephone, or even an electric flashlight, would simply add to the burden.

Bill Griffin shoved down the key on the lamp he was holding and locked it into place. The shutters remained open, and the lamp shed a beam of white light along the shining walls of the cylindrical tube. "How much longer do you figure it'll take, Dave?" he asked.

"Another shift, at least," said MacHeath, picking up the compact

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2014.07.07
Lisa Carr
****.

A sci-fi story about a group of telepaths investigating the sabotage going on at a particle accelerator that is impossible to prove is anything but accidental. No one, including the Russki spy, is sabotaging the project, so what's going on?

If you can buy such skilled telepaths, the story is an interesting comment on the psychology of science.


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