From: LARRY KLAES (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 27 2002 - 11:34:45 PDT
Since we *can* detect both radio and laser transmissions
over interstellar distances, why not look for both? Especially
since the kind of ETI that might signal us would be in
advance of humanity.
And if you read further about laser technology, you will
see that we *do* have lasers that can send short bursts
into deep space.
----- Original Message -----
From: Lee Kitchens
Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 10:46 PM
To: Volcor; Public; Argus
Subject: SETI public: Astronomy September 2002
I disagree. The Article "Using Laser to Detect E.T."; Astronomy Magazine, Sept. 2002; As a johnny-come-lately in the Universe we (the Earth) rely on RF, not lasers. Radio waves can better penetrate an atmosphere, AND lasers carry info more efficiently and are not dispersed by the interstellar medium by the same extent. But we are backwards and don't have lasers, yet.
We should continue with out hydrogen frequencies to monitor RF...not lasers. Lee, Hardware.
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