From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul> Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:29:22 -0500 (EST) Archived: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 15:59:25 -0500 Subject: Re: Detection Of ET Life & Consequences For >From: Shepherd Johnson <shepherd.nul> >Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:26:40 - 0500 >To: post.nul >Subject: Detection Of ET Life & Consequences For Science & Society >Hey all, heads up for this journal put out by the Royal Society, >it's the Feb 2011 issue. Not sure exactly when it came out. This >is the _The_ Royal Society. >There is an article by Frank Drake and an article by Mazlan >Othman, the UN head of the Office for Outer Space Affairs >(UNOOSA) who everybody thought was going to be the 'ET >Ambassador' a few months ago. >This is really big. It is packed with scholarly articles on >extraterrestrial life. >----- >Source: http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/current >February 13, 2011 >- The detection of extra-terrestrial life and the consequences > for science and society >- Astrobiology, space and the future age of discovery >- Life in the lithosphere, kinetics and the prospects for life > elsewhere > - The evolution of organic matter in space >- Predicting what extra- terrestrials will be like: and > preparing for the worst >- Exoplanets: the quest for Earth twins >- Extra-terrestrial life in the European Space Agency?s Cosmic > Vision plan and beyond >- The search for life in our Solar System and the implications > for science and society >- Chemical methods for searching for evidence of extra- > terrestrial life >- Life as a cosmic imperative? >- Searching for a shadow biosphere on Earth as a test of the > ?cosmic imperative? >- The search for extra- terrestrial intelligence >- The implications of the discovery of extra- terrestrial life > for religion >- Fear, pandemonium, equanimity and delight: human responses to > extra-terrestrial life >- Is life what we make of it? >- Discovery of extra- terrestrial life: assessment by scales of >its importance and associated risks >- Supra- Earth affairs >----- >Now I have to go wipe the drool off my chin and order a print >copy of this thing. Articles are also available online. This is all academically interesting the "ufologically" amusing. And I hope you didn't drool too much. The operative word that differentiates this journal discussion by _The_ Royal Society and publications such as The MUFON Journal, the International UFO Reporter and numerous comparable journals published in various countries is.... search! The Royal Society accepts searching for ET as legitimate but rejects the claim by ufologists that ET (or Other Intelligence, wherever it may be from) has been.... found! Search vs found! Someday they will catch up to us and will direct their discussion toward "they are here, have been for a many years, and, so, what do we do about it?" 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.
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