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Talking with ET: The Language and Timescales of Interstellar Communication (Webcast)
Date: November 22, 2003
Running Time: 0:27:33
What if we did contact another intelligent life form in the universe? What should we say? What traits best represent our humanity? Douglas Vakoch, the SETI Institute’s Director of Interstellar Message Composition, is working with scientists, artists, linguists, composers, and others to imagine how to speak for our planet.

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