METI: Messaging to ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence

  • Alexander L. Zaitsev
Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)


Perhaps, after 50 years of listening to nothing but cosmic static, it is time to recognize that the time has come for humankind to take the lead in helping to end the Great Silence. Could it be that the future of SETI lies not in receiving, but rather in transmitting? In this chapter we introduce Messaging to Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (METI) as a complementary science to SETI observations.


Celestial Body Radio Signal Proper Motion Square Kilometer Array Intelligent Life 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander L. Zaitsev
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  1. 1.Institute of Radio Engineering and ElectronicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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