Contact with Alien Civilizations: Our Hopes and Fears about Encountering Extraterrestrials

Contact with Alien Civilizations: Our Hopes and Fears about Encountering Extraterrestrials


This e-book describes a wide selection of speculations via many authors in regards to the effects for humanity of getting into touch with extraterrestrial intelligence. The assumptions underlying these speculations are tested, and a few conclusions are drawn. The ebook emphasizes the results of touch instead of the quest, and takes account of renowned perspectives. As priceless history, the ebook additionally contains short summaries of the background of puzzling over extraterrestrial intelligence, searches for all times and for indications, contrasting paradigms of the way touch may happen, and the anomaly that these paradigms allegedly create.

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