Setting the Stage: Terrestrial and Cosmic Physics

Friday, 13 February 2015: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 220C (San Jose Convention Center)
Seth Shostak,SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
What is the electromagnetic signature of 21st century Earth? What kind of signals might we transmit, or what other actions might we take for the purpose of alerting potential extraterrestrial technological civilizations? This subject enjoys significant public interest, much has been written, much of it wrong; what is the possible, what do we not yet understand?