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SETI – The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

"The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is the collective name for a number of activities undertaken to search for intelligent extraterrestrial life. SETI projects use scientific methods in this search. For example, electromagnetic radiation is monitored for signs of transmissions from civilizations on other worlds. Some of the most well-known projects are run by Harvard University, the University of California, Berkeley, or the SETI Institute. In 1995, the United States federal government ceased funding to SETI projects, forcing them to turn to private funding to continue the search, though in recent years, government funding of SETI has resumed at modest levels."

 

"There are great challenges in searching the cosmos for signs of intelligent life, including their identification and interpretation. SETI projects use the best available scientific knowledge to conduct experiments, which has traditionally led to searches for electromagnetic radiation emitted by advanced technologies."

 

-From Wikipedia ... the rest of the article is here:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI

 

Credit to: Jose Maria Cuellar

www.flickr.com/people/cuellar/

Under Creative Commons License 2.0: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/

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For adaptation of his photo entitled: “Is anyone out there?”

www.flickr.com/photos/cuellar/4116226205

Whereby the portion depicting the radio telescope was first copied and then modified for this image.

 

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Taken on August 9, 2013