"Thought-provoking...A social and cultural road map to help readers grapple with the possibility that humans are not alone in the universe." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I read this book simply for pleasure. I am a science teacher by eduaction so why not get a few fresh ideas about exo-biology. Read morePublished on Nov. 15 2002 by "garboy"
A very good book but....consider this: Two workers are about to begin bulldozing. They notice a couple of ant hills. One comments,"Gee, they're clever little guys. Read morePublished on July 25 2001 by "bezstran"
Professor Harrison's treatment of this topic was excellent and the book was really fun to read! As a psychology student I really enjoyed this book, not because I'm a fan of SciFi,... Read morePublished on June 28 2000
No book review, merely a reply:
SETI research these days is supported almost entirely by private funds, companies and individuals. If Mr. Read more
If even 1% of the budget spent on SETI (the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) was redirected to cetacean, primate or elephant research, we'd already be talking to alien... Read morePublished on Jan. 18 2000 by Robert Carlberg
The reviews below say it all. If you wonder how we may react to the discovery of extraterrestrial life--especially intelligent life--there is no better place to start looking for... Read morePublished on April 27 1999 by RJH