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Author Davies, P. C. W.

Title The eerie silence : renewing our search for alien intelligence / Paul Davies.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    576.839 DAV    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xiii, 241 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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.
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.
Subject Life on other planets.
Extraterrestrial beings.
Unidentified flying objects.
ISBN 9780547133249 : $27.00

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