From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:33:30 -0000 Archived: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:48:41 -0500 Subject: Re: No Alien Signals Detected In Kepler SETI Search >From: Albert Baier <albertgbaier.nul> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:21:11 -0600 >Subject: Re: No Alien Signals Detected In Kepler SETI Search >>From: John Harney <magonia.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:28:02 -0000 >>Subject: Re: No Alien Signals Detected In Kepler SETI Search ><snip> >>>Source: Discovery.Com >>>http://tinyurl.com/bb8hekq >>>Feb 7, 2013 03:10 >>>No Alien Signals Detected In Kepler SETI Search ><snip> >John, Eleanor, Stan, etc. >As I pointed out in this List several times. SETI is a >self-perpetuating bureaucracy. SETI is tasked with searching for >alien radio signals. That's a mission statement with zero >accountability. It provides cushy jobs, easy work, and great pay >(Any of you pull in >$140,000/year + 401K? Thought so.) Most of >SETIs funding is government contracts. You can bet the Gov't has >(long ago) provided rules for what can and can't be publicized. >I know folks who would do almost anything for a gig like that. >It's like printing money. I can't speak to the government >contracts, and neither can anyone else, but one can speculate >that they involve receiving and analyzing radio frequencies. >So please, let's not take SETI so seriously. It's embarrassing. Right Albert, fully agree. Some time ago expressed a hard-line opinion: a) that SETI is really looking for nearby 'primitives' - pretty much like us; b) that SETI is really a covert, deniable, government agency. Maybe see: http://www.ufoupdateslist.com/2008/may/m01-002.shtml And, when pressed by Stuart, gave some technical reasons for part of that opinion. Maybe see: http://www.ufoupdateslist.com/2008/may/m05-002.shtml Cheers Ray D Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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