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1962.0000 Drake trial message
sends a 551 character message to colleagues. Barney Oliver was the only colleague to respond with a successful solution.
1962.0000 SETI "top priority"
SETI "top priority"
, in “A Review of Space Research”, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council state that the goal of finding extraterrestrial life “should be acclaimed as the top-priority scientific goal of our space program”.
1962.0200 George Filer sighting
George Filer sighting
claims to have seen (visually and on radar) a UFO over
whilst in a KB-50 J tanker aircraft.
See main entry on
1962.0302 "To Serve Man" episode
On 2 March
, the “To Serve Man” episode of the Twilight Zone was broadcast. It was based on Damon Knight’s short story of the same title.
1962.0305 Alex Birch photo
Alex Birch photo
On 5 March
, a UFO photograph was allegedly taken by Alex Birch in Mosborough, near
1962.0322 Lovell on SETI
Lovell on SETI
On 24 January 1878, Congressman Emilio Q Daddario asks
Sir Bernard Lovell
(of the Jodrell Bank observatory,
) and Harrison Brown about SETI.
Sir Bernard Lovell
commented, “I think that now one has to be sympathetic about an idea which only a few years ago would have seemed rather farfetched”.
1962.0400 Lightsail article
proposed using a lightsail in his article “Pluto - the Gateway to the Stars” in April
issue of the magazine “Missiles and Rockets”. The article was reprinted in “Science Digest” in
1962.0700 APRO on NICAP
Bulletin” contains an editorial by
was a lobbying group, heightening the hostility between
1962.0720 Air Force Regulation 202-2
Air Force Regulation 202-2
On 20 July
, Air Force Regulation 202-2 (“AFR 202-
) was issued.
1962.1100 Tesla and Marconi revisited
Tesla and Marconi revisited
scientists C D Jackson and R E Hohmannpresent a paper entitled “An Historic Report on Life in Space: Tesla, Marconi, Todd” to the Americian Rocket Society meeting on 13-18 November
which considers whether radio signals reported by
, Guglielmo Marconi and David Todd between 1899 and
“are the result of random noise, electrical leaks, or the effects of various diathermy machines, or whether the signals are authentic”.
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