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Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence (CETI)

Author: Carl Sagan; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR.
Publisher: Cambridge : MIT Press, [1973]
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Discussions from the first international conference on the problem of extraterrestrial civilizations, and contact with them.

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Soviet-American Conference on the Problems of Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence, 1st, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, 1971.
Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence (CETI).
Cambridge, MIT Press [1973]
(OCoLC)648606858
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR.
ISBN: 0262191067 9780262191067 0262690373 9780262690379
OCLC Number: 700752
Notes: English-language version of proceedings of a conference held at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, Yerevan, USSR, Sept. 5-11, 1971, sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR.
Description: xxii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prospect / Ambartsumian, Sagan --
Extrasolar planetary systems / Gold, Ambartsumian, Moroz, Pariisky --
Extraterrestrial life / Sagan, Crick, Mukhin --
The evolution of intelligence / Hubel, Stent --
The evolution of technical civilizations / Lee, Flannery, Markarian --
Discussion / Orgel [and others] --
The lifetimes of technical civilizations / Shklovsky [and others] --
The number of advanced galactic civilizations / Sagan [and others] --
Astroengineering activity: the possibility of ETI in present astrophysical phenomena / Dyson, Kardashev, Ginzburg, Marx --
Techniques of contact / Drake ... [et at] --
Message contents / Panovkin, Kuznetzov, Sukhotin, Minsky --
The consequences of contact / Morrison, McNeill --
Retrospect --
Conference resolutions --
Appendixes --
Appendix A: Nature of probability statements in discussions of the prevalence of extraterrestrial intelligent life / Terrence Fine --
Appendix B: Added comments on "the nonprevalence of humanoids" / G.G. Simpson --
Appendix C: On the detectivity of advanced galactic civilizations / Carl Sagan --
Appendix D: The world, the flesh, and the devil / Freeman J. Dyson --
Appendix E: Infrared observations and Dyson civilizations / Martiin Harwit --
Appendix F: Searching for GODot / Joshua Lederberg --
Appendix G: Tachyon bit rates / Martin Harwit --
Appendix H: X-ray pulses for interstellar communication / James L. Elliot.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Sagan.

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