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SETI--a waste of time!
Author(s): Frank J. Tipler
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Paper Abstract

I outline the three basic reasons for believing that we are alone in the Galaxy, and possibly alone in the visible universe. I argue that the experimental evidence for our uniqueness as intelligent beings is sufficiently great to make SETI a waste of time and money.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1867, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, (6 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.631213
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Frank J. Tipler, Tulane Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1867:
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum
Stuart A. Kingsley, Editor(s)

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