CE/EE - from SW US; half-century; serious hobby in advanced, long-term culture techniques and adv microphotography to gather statistics on probability that long-standing human diseases have microbial vectors in phyla containing few or no known pathogens. Hope is to develop PCR's, treat causes, not just suppress symptoms and allow etiologies to run their course.
Thoughts about SETI and SETI@home
1. Why do you run Seti@Home? I can't compete with their signal gathering capabilities.
2. What are your views about the project? Naysayers have an astonishingly low success rate and are even worse when it comes to handing out conclusions in the absence of empirical data and analysis. The Seti project is a scientific inquiry and even with inherent spectral limitations, it is a starting point far better than out-of-hand rejection - no matter how "qualified" the source of rejection.
3. Any suggestions? Yes, synthesize frequencies of ionization states of elements (Francium) that don't exist (except briefly) in nature and look at transverse-time signal content across those frequencies. Analyze disturbances in shielded plasmas for sympathetic 'synching'.