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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781681774411, 1681774410
Contents
  • How'd a nice girl like you get into a field like this?
  • Babies, brown dwarfs, and big moves
  • Making the Allen Telescope Array
  • The future of the alien-hunting telescope
  • A question for our time
  • The politics of science and new projects
  • The quest for contact
  • the last chapter
  • Extremophiles and exoplanets
  • Shouting into the void
  • A timeline of SETI.
Description
275 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index.
Technical Details
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