But what do we do in the meantime? Progress means using EXISTING
technology. No point not banging rocks together and waiting for Zippos.
> Who says aliens will be
> broadcasting anyways? Why
> would they care about broadcsating to us.
So if we persist searching we learn something whether we find a signal or
not - if we don't look, we don't find anything anyway.
> We're assuming the
> aliens are
> much like us, in that they are curious , etc.
Not really, but it is hard not to anthropomorphise ET or cloud judgements
> won't be able
> to understand an alien til we meet one, i dunno,.,.,it just
> seems that
> people aren't using all of the options, and re-using methods that have
> yielded nothing over 30 years of scanning.
With so little of the sky/spectrum covered so far I don't think that we can
really read anything into 30 years - man tried to fly for a lot longer than
30 years before coming up with the solution :)
Adrian W Kingsley-Hughes
Argus Station (currently under construction) IO73vf95