archiv~1: Re: SETI Autralia Telescope Compact Array Data?

Re: SETI Autralia Telescope Compact Array Data?

Alex Michael Bonnici ( )
Thu, 05 Nov 1998 06:49:52 -0500

Hello Mark,
Perhaps the Hoax is becoming more elaborate. While I wish that this
story were true, the X-files type events surrounding this claim, the lame
excuses being given to explain the cancellation of the news conference and
the denial from the German's lead me to think this is really a hoax. Yes
this story has generated allot of interest and for me has made the 60th
anniversary of the Orson Welles Martian broadcast a memorable experience.
But to my mind it has generated the wrong kind of interest.
Alex Michael Bonnici

Mark wrote:

> Greetings...
> O.K., so anything CAN be a hoax. Even if you just treat it as a
> diversionary brainteaser, those with a few minutes, please explain what
> you see at this URL:
> Looking forward to LEARNING. Frankly, as Hoagland said tonight, this
> event won't set back SETI 100 years as someone said today (what a
> joke!), instead this story, hoax as it may be, seems to have brought
> more interest, attention, awareness, new people of ALL ages learning
> about and curious about SETI. Wish you all would lighten up.
> knowwhatimean?
> Isn't that something you will all at least recognize? It seems rather
> obvious. So keep explaining away hoaxes, because frankly that will only
> add to the effect and importance of your words when YOU do find the real
> thing. Kapeesh?
> Have some fun with it for G-d's well as the rest of us,
> including you.
> Peace,
> Mark