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Ross, Monte

The Search for Extraterrestrials

Ross, Monte - The Search for Extraterrestrials, ebook

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Table of contents

Part 1. The likelihood of extraterrestrial intelligence

1. Vast distances and long travel times
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2. Stars, their evolution and types
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3. Planets and our Sun
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4. The many constraints on life
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5. Why would anyone transmit to us?
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6. The Drake Equation and habitable planets
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Part 2. The basics of space communication

7. Where to look in the electromagnetic spectrum?
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8. Receiver basics and how big is big?
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9. Noise and limitations on sensitivity
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Part 3. Programs in SETI

10. A brief history of SETI
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11. Radio-frequency and microwave SETI, including the Allen Telescope Array
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12. Early optical SETI and the all-sky Harvard system
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Part 4. Possibilities in SETI

13. The PhotonStar project
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14. Key issues for SETI
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15. Other parts of the spectrum, decoding the data and forming pictures
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16. Future systems for intercepting alien lasers
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Keywords: Physics, Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences, Popular Science in Astronomy

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Page amount
186 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387740706

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