Re: Seeking extropian opinion: GIMPS vs SETI?

Eugene Leitl (
Mon, 17 May 1999 10:55:01 -0700 (PDT)

Christian Weisgerber writes:

> I think the idea is not to search for incidental radio emissions but
> rather for signals that are meant to be found.

We don't send them out, essentially. It seems more prudent to look out for signatures they cannot avoid than for signals that 'meant' to be found -- I don't think that looking around the hydrogen line is extremely smart. There is a lot of hydrogen out there...