Dr. Masaki Morimoto, Japanese SETI pioneer, has died.

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Message 1048901 - Posted: 16 Nov 2010, 17:15:11 UTC
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Dr. Masaki Morimoto, a SETI pioneer and one of the fathers of Japanese radio astronomy, passed away this morning at the age of 78. He suggested the frequency L11->L10 transition of formaldehyde (4.83GHz) as a possible magic frequency for extraterrestrial communications. He was active participant in SETI searches up to the present, and influenced many younger researchers. He will be missed.


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Message 1048937 - Posted: 17 Nov 2010, 2:37:17 UTC

Rest in peace, Dr. Morimoto.

You will be missed, but please know your work goes on.


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Message 1048938 - Posted: 17 Nov 2010, 3:07:11 UTC - in response to Message 1048937.

Rest in peace, Dr. Morimoto.

You will be missed, but please know your work goes on.

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Message 1049040 - Posted: 17 Nov 2010, 16:56:10 UTC

Thanks you Eric for posting this.

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Message 1049157 - Posted: 17 Nov 2010, 23:57:58 UTC

Dr. Morimoto was, and still is, an inspiration to seekers of new knowledge and higher truths everywhere. If the afterlife is lived on another planet, maybe our first message from "out there" will come from him.


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Message 1049529 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 9:23:54 UTC - in response to Message 1049157.

Rest In Peace Dr. Masaki Morimoto.

You are always in ours memories.

Good eternal travel through the sky that you love so much.

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Message 1050175 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 9:04:27 UTC

Rest in peace, Dr. Morimoto.

"...the father of Japanese Radio Astronomy", and
"...one of Japanese SETI pioneers."


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Message 1050235 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 15:21:53 UTC - in response to Message 1050175.

Kitamakura, to enter Nirvana.

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Message 1050505 - Posted: 23 Nov 2010, 6:17:25 UTC

This year has once again taken another true pioneer. Dr. Morimoto will be missed. May he rest amongst the stars.


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Message 1051334 - Posted: 26 Nov 2010, 15:37:06 UTC

Very sad.

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Message 1051661 - Posted: 28 Nov 2010, 18:06:01 UTC

Dr. Morimoto: Please visit you all the minor planets and stars in our name and continue discovering a lot off this.
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Message 1051912 - Posted: 29 Nov 2010, 21:04:47 UTC

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Message 1053354 - Posted: 6 Dec 2010, 16:47:09 UTC - in response to Message 1048901.

Rest in peace, Dr.Morimoto.

森本先生のご冥福をお祈りいたします。


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Message 1056297 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 16:36:07 UTC

Rest in Peace and my your energy soar beyond the light of a billion stars Dr. Masaki Morimoto, thank you for your work and love of the stars

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