Chessboard PlanetLewis Padgett
Serial publication in "Astounding Science Fiction" in 1946. First book edition in 1951. Also known as The Far Reality.
America and Europe are at war, each living in underground cities and sending robots to do the fighting. A mercenary from the future provides the Europeans with a complex equation that alters natural laws, and American scientists begin to go insane while trying to solve it.
Genres: science fiction