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Reobservations Report No. 1: Shifting Gears at Arecibo

Amir Alexander • March 10, 2003

In the next few days, [email protected] Chief Scientist Dan Werthimer, along with team members Eric Korpela and Paul Demorest, will head down to Arecibo in Puerto Rico. There, at the site of the largest radio telescope in the world, they will begin a new chapter in the short history of the project: the reobservation of [email protected]'s most promising candidate signals.

[email protected] Listens to the Dying Gasps of Black Hole

Amir Alexander • November 05, 2001

If we were to listen to radio transmissions from space, we should be able to hear the dying gasps of black holes. As it turns out, we are listening, or at least the [email protected] receiver is. Perched above the giant Arecibo dish, it is systematically surveying a large portion of the sky, listening to the signals coming from space.

Updates from Past Recipients of the Shoemaker NEO Grants

Bruce Betts • March 20, 2001

Update as of March 20, 2001 I just wanted to express my appreciation again to The Planetary Society for the Shoemaker Grant. Apogee Instruments delivered the AP6Ep purchased with the grant on 9 March 2001. Critical mass on all of the other components associated with implementing the proposal was reached last week.

Mars Microphone Ready for Duty

• October 08, 1999

The Planetary Society's Mars Microphone is on board the Mars Polar Lander, and as far as we can tell, in good shape.

Latest Round of Mars Microphone Tests Successful

• February 06, 1998

The Mars Microphone has successfully gone through its latest round of testing in preparation for launch on the Mars Surveyor spacecraft in January 1999.

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