Project Ozma Hardware
This equipment was installed in the control room of the 85-foot Howard E. Tatel telescope in Green Bank in 1960. Dr. Frank Drake used it to perform the worlds first search for extraterrestrial intelligence. He called the search Project Ozma, after the fictional queen of Oz. For two months, Drake and his team observed the stars Tau Ceti and Epsilon Eridani, two nearby, Sun-like stars. No signs of ETI were detected.
Categories:Radio Telescopes and Technology
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