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Other Authors Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996,
Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Subjects Ausserirdisches Leben.
Buitenaards leven.
Interstellar communication -- Congresses.
Interstellar communication.
Life on other planets -- Congresses.
Life on other planets.
Teoria Da Comunicacao.
Description xxii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes English-language version of proceedings of a conference held at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, Yerevan, USSR, Sept. 5-11, 1971, sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prospect / Ambartsumian, Sagan -- Extrasolar planetary systems / Gold, Ambartsumian, Moroz, Pariisky -- Extraterrestrial life / Sagan, Crick, Mukhin -- The evolution of intelligence / Hubel, Stent -- The evolution of technical civilizations / Lee, Flannery, Markarian -- Discussion / Orgel [and others] -- The lifetimes of technical civilizations / Shklovsky [and others] -- The number of advanced galactic civilizations / Sagan [and others] -- Astroengineering activity: the possibility of ETI in present astrophysical phenomena / Dyson, Kardashev, Ginzburg, Marx -- Techniques of contact / Drake ... [et at] -- Message contents / Panovkin, Kuznetzov, Sukhotin, Minsky -- The consequences of contact / Morrison, McNeill -- Retrospect -- Conference resolutions -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Nature of probability statements in discussions of the prevalence of extraterrestrial intelligent life / Terrence Fine -- Appendix B: Added comments on "the nonprevalence of humanoids" / G.G. Simpson -- Appendix C: On the detectivity of advanced galactic civilizations / Carl Sagan -- Appendix D: The world, the flesh, and the devil / Freeman J. Dyson -- Appendix E: Infrared observations and Dyson civilizations / Martiin Harwit -- Appendix F: Searching for GODot / Joshua Lederberg -- Appendix G: Tachyon bit rates / Martin Harwit -- Appendix H: X-ray pulses for interstellar communication / James L. Elliot.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)700752
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