Paul M. Pfalzner
[Paul M. Pfalzner is a physicist expert in medical uses of ionizing radiations, has been chief of radiation dosimetry in life sciences, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, and has contributed to fundamental aspects of the physical nature and measurement of high-energy radiation in cancer therapy. He is a past president of the Humanist Association of Canada, and lives in Ottawa, Ontario. The Internet Infidels' SETI team ranks in the top 100 of search groups.]
With the decentralized SETI program now running quietly on thousands of PCs, futurists think that we'll discover extraterrestrial intelligence in our lifetimes. Is the whole "first contact" crowd little more than a cargo cult of lonely island peoples or is there something to this whole SETI thing?
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