Annex: Preparing

  • Michael A. G. Michaud


If other technological civilizations exist, we are making contact with them more likely. We have heightened our detectability by radiating radio signals, television carrier waves, and radar pulses out into the Galaxy, making it more probable that they will detect us. At the same time, by extending the range, breadth, duration, and sensitivity of our searches, we are making it more likely that we will detect them. Some day, we may have to face the consequences of our actions.


Security Council SETI Protocol International Astronautical United Nation Committee Intelligent Species 
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