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If ET Calls, Will You Be Listening?

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May 14, 1999
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The Planetary Society
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Three years in the making, SETI@home - a free screensaver that analyzes data from the scientific search for extraterrestrial intelligence -- will be available on-line for the general public on May 17, 1999. Developed at University of California, Berkeley, and sponsored by the Planetary Society, the SETI@home project will allow ordinary citizens worldwide the chance to actually participate in the search for intelligent life elsewhere in our galaxy.

Three years in the making, SETI@home - a free screensaver that analyzes data from the scientific search for extraterrestrial intelligence -- will be available on-line for the general public on May 17, 1999. Developed at University of California, Berkeley, and sponsored by the Planetary Society, the SETI@home project will allow ordinary citizens worldwide the chance to actually participate in the search for intelligent life elsewhere in our galaxy.


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