In 1959, while on the faculty at Cornell University, Morrison coauthored what is considered to be the founding document of modern SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
That would be Douglas Vakoch, resident psychologist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
(SETI) Institute in Mountain View, Calif.
Jill, who was Jodie Foster's role model for the film Contact, is president of the American Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Institute which also watches out for evidence of spacefarers.
Here we find things like superstring theory and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
SETI@home is a scientific experiment utilizing desktops, laptops, and other small computers in schools, households and offices in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Lee is a planetary scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Institute (SETI) in Mountain View, Calif., and NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.
We have hardly begun to search for extraterrestrial intelligence
. We are in the observational space phase.
Science can reliably distinguish intelligent causes from undirected, natural causes as evidenced by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
(vividly portrayed in the movie Contact).
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, and other conversation starters.
Author of numerous books and articles aimed at a general audience, host of the public-television series Cosmos, and frequent guest on The Tonight Show, Sagan addressed subjects ranging from human prehistory to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence
to the consequences of nuclear war.
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence
, as a subset of the almost mythical quest for mankind's identity in the belittling vastness of the universe, is an exciting attempt to focus man's ancient imaginative desire to have the planets and stars within our intellectual grasp.
For several decades now a limited number of countries, including the superpowers, have expended both scientific manpower and money on the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence