archive: SETI Search for ET starts at home

SETI Search for ET starts at home

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Mon, 17 May 1999 15:51:47 -0400

>X-Sender: (Unverified)
>Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 15:33:46 -0400
>To: "Astronomy Now NewsAlert" <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk>
>From: AN NewsAlert <newsalert@astronow.cix.co.uk>
>Subject: Search for ET starts at home
>Sender: <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> ASTRONOMY NOW NEWSALERT: Monday, May 17, 1999 @ 1932 GMT
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Sponsored by the Astronomy Now Store - http://astronomynowstore.com
>
>
>SEARCH FOR ET STARTS AT HOME
>----------------------------
>Starting today, anyone in the world with a desktop computer will be
>able to join the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The
>SETI@home project already has a list of nearly 400,000 people from 96
>countries anxiously awaiting the final version of software that will
>let them crunch data in search of intelligent radio signals from
>advanced civilizations.
>
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990517seti/index.html
>
>
>STUDENT SATELLITE SET FOR LAUNCH
>--------------------------------
>The TERRIERS satellite, built by students at Boston University and
>scheduled for launch early tomorrow morning, could provide a much
>better understanding of how changes in the ionosphere -- the
>electrically charged region of the upper atmosphere -- affect global
>communication systems, satellites, cell phones and pagers.
>
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990517terriers/index.html
>
>
>SHUTTLE ROLLS BACK FOR REPAIRS
>------------------------------
>Space shuttle Discovery was hauled off the launch pad today for
>repairs to its external fuel tank which was damaged by hail during a
>thunderstorm last weekend. The work to patch up the tank will delay
>its mission to the International Space Station by at least a week.
>Liftoff is now tentatively scheduled for May 27.
>
>
>STARDUST MISSION UPDATE
>-----------------------
>NASA's Stardust mission, which will attempt the first ever comet
>sample return, is heading into the solar system. The Jet Propulsion
>Laboratory reports the release of latches on the probe sample return
>capsule and communications problems with an instrument. Data was also
>returned from a cometary and interstellar dust experiment.
>
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990515stardust/index.html
>
>
>IN RECENT NEWS
>--------------
>Some recent news stories you might have missed:
>
>* NATURAL LENSES EXTEND HUBBLE'S GAZE INTO THE UNIVERSE
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990513hubble/index.html
>
>* GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW UK TELESCOPE
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990514newukscope.html
>
>* ASTRONOMERS CLOCK SUPERSONIC WINDS AT JUPITER
> FULL STORY:
http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990512jupwinds/index.html
>
>* ASTRONOMERS FIND BLACK HOLES COME IN PINK
> FULL STORY:
http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990510pinkhole/index.html
>
>* WET SATELLITE LATEST WOE FOR U.S. MILITARY SPACE PROGRAMME
> FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/990511wetsat/index.html
>
>
> * * * *
>
> Back issues of Astronomy Now magazine are available
> for online ordering at the Astronomy Now Store
>
> http://astronomynowstore.com
>
> * * * *
>
>NOTE: If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list, you
>can send e-mail to requests@astrolists.demon.co.uk with "unsubscribe
>newsalert" (no quotes) in the subject line or body of the message.
>Replies to this message will not work.
>
>