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How do we craft a message to the stars?

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Douglas Vakoch of the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute

NCR columnist and Eco Catholic blog editor, Rich Heffern interviews Douglas Vakoch is the Director of Interstellar Message Composition at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute in Mountain View, Calif. Vakoch researches ways that different civilizations might create messages that could be transmitted across interstellar space, allowing communication between humans and extraterrestrials even without face-to-face contact.

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