archive: FW: [ASTRO] SETI4EVER! (Was SETINOW...)


Larry Klaes ( )
Thu, 3 Sep 1998 15:13:28 -0400

Check out this article from the first issue of SETIQuest magazine
and scroll to the section "Optical Radiation":


From: Richard
Sent: Thursday, September 03, 1998 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: [ASTRO] SETI4EVER! (Was SETINOW...)

Bill, during the late 60's I heard an idea (thats probably
all it could ever be) where you dump large amounts of some
element or other that is not ordinarily represented there
into your local star. Aliens etc.. are supposed to spot the spectra

> From: "Bill Hollenbach" <>
> Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 16:59:17 +0200
> Subject: Re: [ASTRO] SETI4EVER! (Was SETINOW...)
> I have been thinking about SETI.
> We are assuming that they will try to communicate in radio waves.
> As I am in the comms field, you are going to need a MOTHER of all
> transmitters to over ride the radio pulsation of your "local" star.
> Has anyone ever tried doing a search in light?????