SETI Triumphant

November 2, 2006

By Richard Thieme and Aaron Ximm [I was whining about rejection slips to my son Aaron Ximm and he came up with this idea. I wrote the story and Analog published it in the Zero Probability category in the October 2006 issue (Vol. CXXVI No. 10) . This was a poignant moment, first, because Aaron […]

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August 20, 1997

Some people don’t like the scene in the movie “Contact” in which Jodie Foster as a SETI scientist meets the aliens because we aren’t shown what the aliens look like. I think that was the right way to do it. We can’t think the unthinkable; from inside the old paradigm, we can’t imagine what the […]

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