John Billingham, Seeker of Extraterrestrials, Dies at 83

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Message 1401687 - Posted: 11 Aug 2013, 4:57:17 UTC
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Dr. John Billingham, who as a NASA official in the 1970s helped persuade the federal government to use radio telescopes to scour the universe for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence, even as critics mocked the idea, died on Aug. 4 in Grass Valley, Calif. He was 83.[/url]


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Message 1402543 - Posted: 13 Aug 2013, 8:17:46 UTC

Saw it over in the Cafe, another great man dies :(



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