MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Touching Centauri (2003)
Stephen Baxter
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A mathematician solves Fermi's paradox, and then actually *does* something about it, with immense consequences.

Originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction August 2003. Republished in the Baxter compilation "Phase Space".

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