Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Now more than ever, one imagines that we should intensify our search for life out there.
Life down here has become difficult. And how else can we maintain American supremacy, if not by muscling in on outer space?
It seems, though, that economics is putting a difficult hue on our quest. According to the San Jose Mercury News, the SETI (Search For Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute has announced that it is setting aside some of its telescopes, as it cannot afford to run them.