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Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence: SETI Past, Present, and Future (The Frontiers Collection) [Hardcover]

H. Paul Shuch
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Table of Contents

Dedication.- Foreword: Looking Back.- Preface.- Part I: The Spirit of SETI Past.- 1 A half-century of SETI science.- 2 Project Ozma: The birth of observational SETI.- 3 Project Cyclops: The greatest radio telescope never built.- 4 “Wow!”,  A tantalizing candidate.- 5 SETI: The NASA years.- 6 From HRMS to Phoenix: Up from the ashes.- 7 Seeking SERENDIP: The Berkeley SETI Program.- 8 Millions and billions of channels.- Part II: The Spirit of SETI Present.- 9 ATA: A cyclops for the 21st century.- 10 Optical SETI: Moving toward the light.- 11 Distributed processing of SETI data.- 12 Project Argus: Pursuing amateur all-sky SETI.- 13 Gravitational lensing extends SETI range.- 14 Detection algorithms: FFT vs. KLT.- 15 Implementing the KLT.- 16 A sentry on the Universe.- 17 Pondering the Fermi Paradox.- Part III: The Spirit of SETI Future.- 18 Focusing the Galactic internet.- 19 SETI in science fiction.- 20 What’s past is prologue: Future messages of cosmic evolution.- 21 METI: Messaging to extraterrestrial intelligence.- 22 A contrarian perspective on altruism.- 23 Where the L are we?.- 24 What will they look like?.- 25 Being technological.- 26 After contact, then what? Epilogue Hungarians as Martians: The truth behind the legend.- Afterword Looking forward.- Index.

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