SETI [Fwd: Florida Today to publish special Contact section]


Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 17:29:11 -0400


Larry Klaes wrote:

> http://www.flatoday.com/space/today/092499d.htm
>
> Sept. 24, 1999
>
> 'FLORIDA TODAY' to publish 'Contact' section in
> newspaper, on the Web; experts to discuss search
> for alien life
>
> FLORIDA TODAY
>
> On Sunday, Oct. 17, FLORIDA TODAY will publish a special
> 40-page section called CONTACT that will examine the question
> "Is there life elsewhere in the Universe?"
>
> The special section also will be availabe on Space Online at
>
> www.floridatoday.com/space
>
> As a follow-up to the section, FLORIDA TODAY will host a
> Community Conversation on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at the Brevard
> Community College Bernard Simpkins Theater, located on the
> Cocoa campus.
>
> The public forum will begin at 7 p.m. and feature three of
> the world's leading experts on the search for life beyond Earth.
>
> The panelists are:
>
> Dr. Seth Shostak, director of the SETI Institute, which is
> using radio telescopes to search deep space for signs of
> intelligent alien civilizations.
>
> Dr. Charles A. Beichman, director of NASA's Origin Program,
> which is using the Hubble Space Telescope and robot probes
> to search for extraterrestrial life.
>
> Norman Haynes, former director of NASA's Mars Exploration
> Program, which is hunting for evidence of past or present
> life on the Red Planet.
>
> Each panelist will discuss their research and then take
> questions from the audience. The forum will be an opportunity
> for the public to discuss one of the key scientific issues
> of the 21st century.
>
> For more information, contact John J. Glisch, special projects
> editor, (407) 242-3968.
>
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>
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> Space Online Editor Mark DeCotis.
>
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>
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Director
The Orion Institute
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