search for extraterrestrial intelligence


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search for extraterrestrial intelligence

[¦sərch fər ‚ek·strə·tə¦res·trē·əl in′tel·ə·jəns]
(astronomy)
A systematic effort to discover evidence for the existence beyond the earth of other advanced civilizations. Abbeviated SETI.
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The search for extraterrestrial intelligence has proceeded in fits and starts ever since 1959, when two Cornell University physicists, Philip Morrison and Giuseppe Cocconi, suggested that extraterrestrial civilizations would find it easier and cheaper to reach across the galaxy with radio waves than to visit in person.
Benford usually works with his son Dominic Benford, a scientist at NASA, and his twin brother Gregory Benford, a noted science-fiction author for this Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence or SETI, according to (https://www.cnet.com/news/could-nearby-asteroids-be-hideouts-for-alien-spies/) CNET.
Scientists said the project dwarfs anything else in the field, known as the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence. Globally, less than $2 million annually is spent on SETI, said Dan Werthimer, an adviser to Milner's project and the astrophysicist who directs the SETI@home project affiliated with the University of California in Berkeley.
12, 1992, when NASA formally began its search for extraterrestrial intelligence, known by the acronym SETI.
Here, I'll consider the implications of this evolving view of time for SETI (the search for extraterrestrial intelligence).
"We have the responsibility to Mars, I think - even if it's just Martian microbes - not to kill them by the act of detecting them," the Daily Mail quoted Cynthia Phillips of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute as saying.
Australian spaceflight analyst and writer Jones has written numerous articles and books, ranging from advanced technical reports on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence to children's books.
An expert at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence said future advances in computer and telescope technology mean it will take that long to pick up radio signals from across the Milky Way.
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Seti) has already spent four decades checking radio waves for patterns that would betray the influence of intelligence.
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If you make a shopping list of all the chemicals you'd need to create life, they're all found in space, says astrobiologist Max Bernstein of NASA's Ames Research Center and the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, both in Mountain View, Calif.
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is nearing its fortieth anniversary.

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