Alpha Centaurian n.
a native or inhabitant of the Alpha Centauri star system; cf. Centaurian n.
Over to the left of the dormant hybrids stood an Alpha Centaurian.
When Moon Turned Green in Astounding Stories May 252/1
If you have one of these Alpha Centaurians on hand, please send it to him, orange eyes and all.
Letter in Planet Stories Spring 122/2
But then the Alpha Centaurian had shown up. He had drifted in a cosmic derelict who had wandered clear out of his own system.
Paradox Planet in Thrilling Wonder Stories Dec. 123/1
The information, travelling at c, was received by the Alpha Centaurians about four years later.
Last Master of Limericks in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Nov.–Dec. 97
There are a dozen other civilizations more advanced than humanity, just in known space…. The Vulcans, Orions, Andorians, the Alpha Centaurians…a few others.
Star Trek: Best Destiny xiv. 163
Humans have been watching the stars since the first man looked up, wondering what they are, what they mean. Wondering if heaven looked back at them through the darkness, or God. When we understood more, we began to wonder if there were other worlds like ours, other men—or men who weren’t men: ET, Klingons, Alpha Centaurians. Wherever you are in the world, if you go up on a mountaintop after dark and look up, the sky is filled with mystery.
Seeing Stars ii. 27
Former mechanics who have experienced second lives as humans or Martians or Alpha Centaurians? It doesn’t matter where they’ve been because I’m guessing the same holds true for mechanics retired anywhere and like us are now being called back.
Bathing the Lion v. 239
Research HistoryBen Ostrowsky submitted a 2000 cite from Vanessa Grant.
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2014 cite from Jonathan Carroll.
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