Cramer, John. Einstein's Bridge
Divergence: 1987 CE
What if: George H.W. Bush selected Bob Dole as his running mate in 1988, and after being elected named John Deutsch as secretary of Energy. The combination resulted in the completion of the Superconducting Super Collider 14 years later.
Summary: The high energies of the SSC attract the attention of intelligences in two other bubble universes, one benevolent and the other implacably hostile.
Comments: The 1998 edition is missing a 22-page afterword.
Published: Avon 1997 (0380975106BUY, 0380792796BUY), 1998 (0380788314BUY).