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The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Are we alone in the Universe? This is one of the biggest questions which still remains unanswered. Although popularised in many films and television series, the existence of Extra Terrestrial (ET) intelligence is still a subject of much serious (and not-so serious) debate.

There are now a number of research programs which involve a strategic search for ETs, mostly using radio telescopes to look for signals from an advanced intelligence.

The most advanced pages are marked with [A], and graphically intensive pages with [G] .


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