From1924 - US Navy Ordered to Listen for Martian Radio Broadcasts

It seems that a SETI experiment happened decades before  Project Ozma -a pioneering SETI project started in 1960 by Cornell University astronomer Frank Drake (image below), at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank, West Virginia. The object of the experiment was to search for signs of life in distant solar systems through interstellar radio waves.The historians at the blog "Letters of Note" uncovered a telegram sent in 1924 by the Chief of Naval Operations, Edward W. Eberle instructing the United States Navy to listen for radio transmissions from the planet Mars... Full Story>>

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