archiv~1.txt: Re: SETI-L: Everybody may be afraid & a Answer

Re: SETI-L: Everybody may be afraid & a Answer

mbernstein@c0t.org
Thu, 25 Mar 1999 19:32:26 -0600 (EST)

On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Dr. H. Paul Shuch wrote:

> At 06:46 PM 3/25/99 -0600, mbernstein@c0t.org wrote:
> >Yes, but what if there is some other fundamental type of wave that
> >"aliens" broadcast with? Until Maxwell's laws, we had no ideas about
> >electromagnetic waves.
>
> Not true! Maxwell just quantified in a simple set of four equations what
> was already known by Gauss, Faraday, Ampere and others.

ok, so since the 1700's we've known a LITTLE about it ;)

mbernstein@c0t.org

>
> >What about anti-matter waves? What I'm getting at
> >is that people may be pouring a lot of money into something, that for one,
> >is extremely limited in total spectrum when compared to the other possible
> >ways of transmission.
>
> For discussion of a closely related issue, see
> <http://www.setileague.org/askdr/ftl.htm>.
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