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Confessions of an alien hunter : a scientist's search for extraterrestrial intelligence

Author: G Seth Shostak; Frank D Drake
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aliens are big in America. Whether they've arrived via rocket, flying saucer, or plain old teleportation, they've been invading, infiltrating, or inspiring us for decades, and they've fascinated moviegoers and television watchers for more than fifty years. About half of us believe that aliens really exist, and millions are convinced they've visited Earth. For twenty-five years, SETI has been looking for the proof,  Read more...
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Shostak, G. Seth.
Confessions of an alien hunter.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2009
(DLC) 2008046731
(OCoLC)232980292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Seth Shostak; Frank D Drake
ISBN: 9781426204333 1426204337
OCLC Number: 450899089
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Science) 2009
Description: 1 online resource (x, 309 pages) : illustrations
Contents: News that would change the world --
Inklings of ET --
Why would anyone believe they're out there? --
Could they be here? --
Turning ears to the skies --
Eureka --
Beyond gray and hairless.
Responsibility: Seth Shostak ; foreword by Frank Drake.
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For twenty-five years, SETI has been looking for proofof alien life, and as the program's senior astronomer, Seth Shostak explains in this engrossing book, it's entirely possible that before long  Read more...

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