[ExI] new seti effort

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Tue May 8 14:32:38 UTC 2018





This effort focuses on stars in the galactic plane, which is particularly
rich in population 1 stars.  Pop 1 stars are metal rich.  Perhaps this class
of stars have a greater chance of intelligence.  It even has a social
advantage for astronomers working the project.  Imagine the scene: 


Cocktail party, attractive tabloid paparazzi introduces herself, inquires:
So, stranger, what do you do?  

Astronomer: I study rich young stars, searching for any trace of

She:  Oh!  A colleague!


That sorta thing.  Geeks could get dates.  Might have to surrender their





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