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    Search for Extraterrestrial Life

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    Please comment on the following statement. No personal opinions please - search the web for suitable articles and comment on them. Please list the websites you use.

    Is it a waste of time and resources to listen for signals from intelligent life in the Universe?

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    Problem: Is it a waste of time and resources to listen for signals from intelligent life in the Universe?

    Solution:
    Well SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) certainly doesn't think so

    http://www.seti.org/Page.aspx?pid=1366

    Click the "About Us" and note that they employ 150 scientists across 3 separate centers and the sponsors include many government and business organizations: NASA, Argonne, Sun, HP, etc. So ...

    Solution Summary

    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.

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