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The eerie silence : renewing our search for alien intelligence, Paul Davies

Label
The eerie silence : renewing our search for alien intelligence
Title
The eerie silence
Title remainder
renewing our search for alien intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Paul Davies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this mind-expanding book, Paul Davies, astrobiologist and chairman of the SETI Post-Detection Taskgroup and, refocuses the search, challenging existing ideas of what form an alien intelligence might take, how it might try to communicate with us, and how we should respond if it does
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, P. C. W
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Unidentified flying objects
Label
The eerie silence : renewing our search for alien intelligence, Paul Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-230) and index
Contents
Is anybody out there? -- Life : freak side-show or cosmic imperative? -- A shadow biosphere -- How much intelligence is out there? -- New SETI : widening the search -- Evidence for a galactic diaspora -- Alien magic -- Post-biological intelligence -- First contact -- Who speaks for Earth? -- Appendix. A brief history of SETI
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiii, 241 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780547133249
Lccn
2010003088
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn432986059
  • (OCoLC)432986059
Label
The eerie silence : renewing our search for alien intelligence, Paul Davies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-230) and index
Contents
Is anybody out there? -- Life : freak side-show or cosmic imperative? -- A shadow biosphere -- How much intelligence is out there? -- New SETI : widening the search -- Evidence for a galactic diaspora -- Alien magic -- Post-biological intelligence -- First contact -- Who speaks for Earth? -- Appendix. A brief history of SETI
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiii, 241 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780547133249
Lccn
2010003088
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn432986059
  • (OCoLC)432986059

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