Bonnie Carpenter

For Bonnie Carpenter's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Environment Jul 17, 2000

Scope for universal understanding

It seems that Silicon Valley in California, that hotbed of blazing computer development, is now giving birth to technology for the search for origin of biological life in the stars. In a unique international joint effort, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a team of ...

Environment Jun 19, 2000

Project Phoenix: sitting by the phone

The SETI Institute, based in Mountain View, Calif., is currently conducting the world's most sensitive and comprehensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence, Project Phoenix. Phoenix searches for signs of other civilizations by listening for radio signals directly transmitted from other planets, or that just by ...