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WTF? A serious news story about 50-foot tall humans on a planet??

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It has always bothered me that we have massive radio telescopes (SETI), that for years has sent out messages
-Tinman57 (June 13, 2013, 05:17 PM)
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"The science known as SETI deals with searching for messages from aliens. METI (aka "active-SETI) science deals with the creation of messages to aliens. Thus, SETI and METI proponents have quite different perspectives." -tsaint (June 17, 2013, 02:11 AM)
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  I guess you missed this part:


That distinction bothers me - it's like they both suffer from spiraled twines of the same flaws.

The big flaw is the distance problem. So it's almost/more useless to craft messages to aliens, because you then even get a distance-aim problem! Again we're waiting for one of Star Trek's breakthroughs (really, brilliant in 1966 from a fiction perspective!) So we need Subspace. Except it's gonna have to be an alien to tell us how to do it. Or by chance we do it ourselves, then hope the alien picks up on the "Weird protocol", then fires back a message.


  I guess you missed this part:
-Tinman57 (June 18, 2013, 06:27 PM)
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err .... that was the link I supplied  :o 
Maybe you missed the difference between "SETI" and "ACTIVE_SETI"?


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