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The search for extraterrestrials : intercepting alien signals

Author: Monte Ross
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis, ©2009.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the challenges in searching for evidence of extraterrestrials. The book is the first to examine electromagnetic frequencies besides RF and microwave as signal sources, taking into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monte Ross
ISBN: 9780387734538 0387734538
OCLC Number: 166358070
Description: xiii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1: The likelihood of extraterrestrial intelligence --
Part 2: The basics of space communication --
Part 3: Programas in SETI --
Part 4: Possibilities in SETI --
Appendix.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy.
Responsibility: Monte Ross.

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