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Is it a waste of time and resources to listen for signals from intelligent life in the Universe?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 20, 2020, 6:27 pm ad1c9bdddf
Problem: Is it a waste of time and resources to listen for signals from intelligent life in the Universe?
Well SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) certainly doesn't think so
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The following posting helps with a problem about astrophysics and atmospheric psychics. This answer includes a brief discussion of the potential of life "out there" and the search for it. It includes examples like SETI and organizations involved in the search for extraterrestrial life. Includes references in the solution.