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    Confessions of an Alien Hunter (Playaway Adult Nonfiction) (Pre-recorded digital audio player) By (author) Dr Seth Shostak, Read by Patrick Girard Lawlor

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    DescriptionAliens are big in America. Whether they've arrived via rocket, flying saucer, or plain old teleportation, they've been invading, infiltrating, or inspiring us for decades, and they've fascinated moviegoers and television watchers for more than fifty years. About half of us believe that aliens really exist, and millions are convinced they've visited Earth. For twenty-five years, SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) has been looking for the proof, and as the program's senior astronomer, Seth Shostak explains in this engrossing audiobook, it's entirely possible that before long conclusive evidence will be found. His informative, entertaining report offers an insider's view of what we might realistically expect to discover light-years away among the stars. Neither humanoids nor monsters, says Shostak; in fact, biological intelligence is probably just a precursor to machine beings, enormously advanced artificial sentients whose capabilities and accomplishments may have developed over billions of years and far exceed our own. As he explores what, if anything, they would tell us and what their existence would portend for humankind and the cosmos, he introduces a colorful cast of characters and provides a vivid, state-of-the-art account of the past, present and future of our s(more...)

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    Confessions of an Alien Hunter
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr Seth Shostak, Read by Patrick Girard Lawlor
    Physical properties
    Format: Pre-recorded digital audio player
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9781441879585
    ISBN 10: 1441879587

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    DC21: 576.8
    BIC subject category V2: VXQB, TBX
    B&T General Subject: 710
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    BIC subject category V2: BGT
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BISAC V2.8: SCI008000, BIO015000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 576.8/39
    B&T Approval Code: A60870000
    BISAC V2.8: OCC025000, SCI004000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 86820
    B&T Approval Code: A52010200
    LC classification: QB54 .S549 2010D
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    Publication date
    01 September 2010