#31 – Alien Artifacts and Alien Contact

Stories about the discovery of mysterious alien artifacts, and the similar challenges of first contact, became prominent in the 70s and 80s. Some of them we have discussed before, but many are new. In this episode, we see an overview of these stories.

Book recommendation: Contact by Carl Sagan

Other works discussed:
Gateway by Frederick Pohl
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Stargate
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
E.T. the Extra-terrestrial
The Sparrow
and Children of God by Mary Doria Russell

Check out this episode!

About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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