SETI @ 50: Are We Getting Anywhere?

Most people date the modern Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) to Frank Drake's Project Ozma, conducted in 1960 using the giant dish at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia.Today through Wednesday, at an NRAO workshop, SETI-ologists will review where th...

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Most people date the modern Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) to Frank Drake's Project Ozma, conducted in 1960 using the giant dish at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia.


Today through Wednesday, at an NRAO workshop, SETI-ologists will review where their field stands on its 50th anniversary. Tune in to the webcast here.

Then read Paul Davies' provocative new book, The Eerie Silence, and talk to the author in our online chat on September 20.
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