Explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the Universe
Martedì 10 Maggio 2016, ore 18.00
Via E. Fermi 40 – Frascati (RM)
Seth Shostak (Senior Astronomer and Director, Center for SETI research)
Looking for E.T.: The scientific hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence is now well into its fifth decade, and we still haven’t uncovered a confirmed peep from any cosmic company. Could this mean that finding aliens, even if they exist, is a project for the ages – one that might take centuries or longer? New technologies for – and new approaches to – the Search forExtraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) suggest that, despite the continued dearth of signals, there is good reason to expect that success might not be far off – that we might find evidence of sophisticated civilizations within a few decades. What would a contact tell us, and what would it mean to us, and to our descendants?
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