CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Goldstone Observatory, California) Goldstone observatory's preparations for radio-telescope search for life in space featured; films shown. [Ames Research Center spokesperson Bernard OLIVER - wants to answer questions.] Astronomer Frank Drake's Project Osma in 1960 recalled. [DRAKE - notes incrd. sophistication of equipment.] Goldstone's process explained, illustrated with signal from Voyager I. [Jet propulsion laboratory spokesperson Mike KLEIN - explains NASA's choice for initial search.] [OLIVER - conts. explanation.] [DRAKE - notes amt. of time involved in asking question and receive answer from what is believed nearest civilization's location.] [Father Theodore HESBERGH - supports search for extraterrestrial life from theological view.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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