UFO UpDates
A mailing list for the study of UFO-related phenomena
'Its All Here In Black & White'
Location: UFOUpDatesList.Com > 2011 > Dec > Dec 7

Re: Let's Build A Beacon To Tell Aliens Who We Were

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 13:58:27 -0000
Archived: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 09:36:57 -0500
Subject: Re: Let's Build A Beacon To Tell Aliens Who We Were


>Source: NewScientist.Com

>http://tinyurl.com/7tey8to

>02 December 2011

Reading the posts in this thread, and their difficulties, am
reminded of the Paul Davies (SETI Contact Team) concept of
finding ET's footprint instead of a broadcast message. One was
by finding spectrum readings of 'impossible' complex elements
burning in a medium-young star; that is, elements which couldn't
have been produced by the star itself.

Davies envisaged that happening when ET or its robots had
mined-out a solar.system and dumped their waste products into the
primary, but you could also use that method as a simple and quite
long-lasting beacon.

Any other, more active broadcasting beacons have big problems
with power and durability - i.e. the lack of.


Cheers

Ray D



Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast

At:

http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/

These contents above are copyright of the author and
UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced
without the express permission of both parties and
are intended for educational use only.

[ Next Message | Previous Message | This Day's Messages ]
This Month's Index |

UFO UpDates Main Index

UFO UpDates - Toronto - Operated by Errol Bruce-Knapp


Archive programming by Glenn Campbell at Glenn-Campbell.com