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This collection of essays is presented in honor of SETI patriarch Frank D. Drake on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Its publication marks a half-century of observational SETI science. H. Paul Shuch Cogan Station, PA, USA May 2010

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  • Page 8 and 9: Contents About the Authors Foreword
  • Page 10 and 11: About the Authors Peter R. Backus i
  • Page 12 and 13: About the Authors xi In 1967 Dr Joh
  • Page 14 and 15: About the Authors xiii Monte Ross,
  • Page 16 and 17: Foreword: Looking Back Steven J. Di
  • Page 18: Foreword: Looking Back xvii that we
  • Page 21 and 22: xx Preface SETI candidate signal ev
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  • Page 31 and 32: ˘ A Half-century of SETI Science I
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  • Page 36 and 37: 2 Project Ozma: The Birth of Observ
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  • Page 42 and 43: 3 Project Cyclops: The Greatest Rad
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    3.2 Findings of the Cyclops Project

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    3.2 Findings of the Cyclops Project

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    3.2 Findings of the Cyclops Project

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    3. Project Oasis: The Sequel to Pro

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    3. Project Oasis: The Sequel to Pro

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    3. Project Oasis: The Sequel to Pro

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    3.4 Obtaining the Cyclops and OASIS

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    48 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    50 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    52 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    54 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    56 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    58 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    60 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    62 “Wow!” - A Tantalizing Candi

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    5 SETI: The NASA Years John Billing

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    5. 1969: The Embryogenesis of SETI

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    5.5 1972-1974: Early Steps at Ames

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    5.6 1975 and 1976: The Science Work

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    5.9 Dissidents Emerge 73 5.8 1980 -

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    5.10 1982: Good News 75 In 1983, th

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    5.12 SETI at Large 77 SETI, ecosyst

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    5.1 1988: The Buildup Begins 79 and

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    5.14 1992: NASA SETI Comes of Age 8

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    References 83 References Acta Astro

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    References 85 Sagan, C. (Ed.) 1973.

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    88 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    90 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    92 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    94 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    96 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    98 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from th

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    100 SERENDIP: The Berkeley SETI Pro

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    102 SERENDIP: The Berkeley SETI Pro

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    104 SERENDIP: The Berkeley SETI Pro

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    8 Millions and Billions of Channels

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    8.2 Beacons or Leakage? 109 neutrin

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    8.5 Waveforms and Modulation 111 ci

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    8.6 Why Narrow-band SETI? 113 narro

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    8.8 Interference Rejection 115 8.7.

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    8.9 Specific Searches 117 local int

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    8.9 Specific Searches 119 frequency

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    8.9 Specific Searches 121 8.9.5 BET

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    8.10 Optical SETI Projects 123 and

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    8.11 Conclusions 125 8.11 Conclusio

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    References 127 Leigh, D. and Horowi

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    9 ATA: A Cyclops for the 21st Centu

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    9. Targeted SETI Searches 133 opera

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    9. Targeted SETI Searches 135 At fr

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    9.4 Prelude and SonATA 137 much bri

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    9.5 Nulls and Beams 139 corrections

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    9.7 Exoplanet Survey 141 a spatial

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    9.8 Galactic Plane Survey 143 the p

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    References 145 Acknowledgments My S

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    148 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    150 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    152 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    154 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    156 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    158 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    160 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    162 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    164 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    166 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    168 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    170 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    172 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    174 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    176 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    178 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    180 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    182 Optical SETI: Moving Toward the

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    184 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    186 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    188 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    190 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    192 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    194 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    196 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    198 Distributed Processing of SETI

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    12 Project Argus: Pursuing Amateur

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    12.2 Quantifying the “Wow!” Sig

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    12. The Project Argos Concept 205 1

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    12.4 The Project Argus Prototype Sy

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    12.4 The Project Argus Prototype Sy

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    12.5 Tinkering at the Margin 219 Ta

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    12.6 Growth and Stagnation 221 from

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    12.7 Where Do We Go From Here? 223

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    References 225 References Dixon, Ro

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    228 Gravitational Lensing Extends S

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    230 Gravitational Lensing Extends S

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    232 Gravitational Lensing Extends S

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    234 Gravitational Lensing Extends S

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    236 Gravitational Lensing Extends S

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    14 Detection Algorithms: FFT vs. KL

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    14.2 A Heuristic Derivation of the

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    14.2 A Heuristic Derivation of the

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    14. The KLT Finds the Best Basis in

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    14.4 Continuous vs. Discrete Time i

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    14.6 A Breakthrough in the KLT: The

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    14.6 A Breakthrough in the KLT: The

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    14.7 BAM (Bordered Autocorrelation

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    14.7 BAM (Bordered Autocorrelation

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    14.7 BAM (Bordered Autocorrelation

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    14.7 BAM (Bordered Autocorrelation

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    14.9 KLT of Stationary Unitary Whit

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    14.10 KLT of an ET Sinusoidal Carri

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    14.10 KLT of an ET Sinusoidal Carri

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    14.11 Analytic Proof of the BAM-KLT

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    14.1 Conclusions 269 the first KLT

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    Annotated Bibiography 271 The KLT i

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    Annotated Bibiography 273 The autho

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    276 Implementing the KLT 15.1 The S

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    278 Implementing the KLT Figure 15.

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    280 Implementing the KLT Z nZ m = 0

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    282 Implementing the KLT Figure 15.

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    284 References References Dixon, R.

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    286 A Sentry on the Universe 5 Radi

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    288 A Sentry on the Universe Figure

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    290 A Sentry on the Universe of ter

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    292 A Sentry on the Universe 16.4 T

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    294 A Sentry on the Universe Figure

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    296 A Sentry on the Universe Figure

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    298 A Sentry on the Universe transp

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    300 A Sentry on the Universe Figure

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    302 A Sentry on the Universe elemen

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    304 A Sentry on the Universe Elling

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    306 Pondering the Fermi Paradox (al

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    308 Pondering the Fermi Paradox nei

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    310 Pondering the Fermi Paradox 197

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    312 Pondering the Fermi Paradox Nev

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    314 Pondering the Fermi Paradox for

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    316 Pondering the Fermi Paradox set

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    318 Pondering the Fermi Paradox 17.

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    320 Pondering the Fermi Paradox Dou

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    Part III: The Spirit of SETI Future

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    326 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    328 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    330 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    332 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    334 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    336 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    338 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    340 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    342 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    344 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    346 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    348 Focusing the Galactic Internet

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    19 SETI in Science Fiction Stephen

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    19.1 Defining the Alien 353 for mor

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    19. The Nature of the Other 355 mov

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    19. The Nature of the Other 357 abo

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    19.5 Paranoia vs. Pronoia 359 19.4

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    19.5 Paranoia vs. Pronoia 361 up th

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    19.6 SETI Fiction 363 scientists, g

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    19.6 SETI Fiction 365 document. In

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    References 367 Acknowledgements The

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    References 369 Cohen, J. and Stewar

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    References 371 Wells, H.G. 1897. Th

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    374 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    376 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    378 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    380 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    382 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    384 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    386 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    388 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    390 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    392 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    394 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    396 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    398 What’s Past is Prologue: Futu

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    400 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    402 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    404 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    406 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    408 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    410 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    412 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    414 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    416 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    418 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    420 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    422 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    426 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    428 METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrest

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    430 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    432 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    436 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    438 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    440 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    444 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    448 A Contrarian Perspective on Alt

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    23 L: How Long Do They Last? Seth S

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    23.1 Relevance to SETI 453 approxim

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    23.2 L is Small 455 Twenty five yea

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    23. L is Large 457 Figure 23.1 Worl

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    23.2 L is Small 459 death throes of

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    23.2 L is Small 461 We have seen th

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    23.5 Conclusion 463 slowly-rotating

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    References 465 Kellermann, K.I. and

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    24 What Will They Look Like? Jack C

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    24.2 The Origins of Life 469 microb

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    24. Universals and Parochials 471 o

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    24.4 What Do Aliens Look Like? 473

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    References 475 References Cohen, J.

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    478 Being Technological These have

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    480 Being Technological engineering

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    482 Being Technological of why we d

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    484 Being Technological endeavour o

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    486 Being Technological practical c

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    488 Being Technological extraterres

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    490 Being Technological Ballistic M

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    492 Being Technological What else w

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    494 Being Technological Clark, Andy

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    496 Being Technological Raia, Court

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    498 After Contact - Then What? coll

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    500 After Contact - Then What? But

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    502 After Contact - Then What? beli

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    504 After Contact - Then What? prec

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    506 After Contact - Then What? scie

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    512 After Contact - Then What? Ashk

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    514 After Contact - Then What? Schu

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    516 Epilogue me to keep under wraps

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    Afterword Looking Forward Professor

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    Afterword 521 When SETI succeeds, t

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    Index 1977, 201 15-Aug, 54 1.4 GHz,

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    Index 525 Billion-channel ExtraTerr

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    Index 527 Doppler effect, 110, 113,

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    Index 529 hallmarks of artificialit

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    Index 531 McMaster Bujold, Lois, 35

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    Index 533 Peters, Ted, 507 Pettingi

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    Index 535 Searching for Interstella

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    Index 537 Theia, 318 thermal blackb