November 30, 2012

Are Aliens Sending Signals by Flickering Stars?

Michael Lemonick, Time


NASA

When scientists go out looking for research funding, it helps if their projects aren’t all that exciting. Excitement usually goes with the most speculative, cutting-edge science, but funding agencies usually prefer to put their money on projects that seem likely to bear fruit.

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TAGGED: Scientific Research, Science Funding, SETI, Stars

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