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Author Scoles, Sarah, author.

Title Making contact : Jill Tarter and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence / Sarah Scoles.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Tarter,J SCO    Available
Edition First Pegasus Books edition.
Description 275 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index.
Contents How'd a nice girl like you get into a field like this? -- Babies, brown dwarfs, and big moves -- Making the Allen Telescope Array -- The future of the alien-hunting telescope -- A question for our time -- The politics of science and new projects -- The quest for contact -- the last chapter -- Extremophiles and exoplanets -- Shouting into the void -- A timeline of SETI.
Subject Tarter, Jill C.
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Study group : U.S.).
Extraterrestrial beings -- Research.
Women astronomers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781681774411

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