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Douglas Vakoch
Director, Interstellar Message Composition

Vakoch, Douglas, "Reacting to Disaster," SPACE.com, January 5, 2006.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Tapping Archaeology to Seek the Cosmic Rosetta Stone," SPACE.com, September 22, 2005.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Setting SETI's Sights, Part II: Abodes for Life?SPACE.com, June 23, 2005.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Setting SETI's Sights: Latest Planet Discovery Suggests New Targets," SPACE.com, June 16, 2005.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Universal Translator Might Be Needed to Understand ET," SPACE.com, January 27, 2005.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Cosmic Chaos," SETI Institute Feature Article, October 21, 2004.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Astronomers Discover Two More Neptune-Sized Planets," SETI Institute Feature Article, September 2, 2004.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Astronomers Find Possible 'Super Earth' Around Sun-Like Star,", SETI Institute Feature Article, August 27, 2004.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Our Place in the Cosmos: Big History and the Stories of Science," SPACE.com, November 13, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Space, Society, and Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," SPACE.com, October 9, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Barriers to space: And Why They Should be Overcome," SPACE.com, September 11, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "The KEO Project: Saving the Now for Later," SPACE.com, July 10, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Preparing for Contact: Lessons from the Past," SPACE.com, June 12, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Counting on Distant Worlds: Math as an Interstellar Language," SPACE.com, May 7, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Across generations: SETI Looks to the Future," SPACE.com, April 10, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "As Conflict Begins, Researchers Work to Define Humanity's Aspirations for ET,"SPACE.com, March 21, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Interstellar Give-and-Take: The Idea of Sharing," SPACE.com, February 12, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Computer Code: An Interstellar Language?," SPACE.com, January 16, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Telling ET We Care," SPACE.com, December 19, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Cataloging the Future," SPACE.com, November 7, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "The Pulse of Life: Music of Our World and Beyond," SPACE.com, September 12, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Would E.T. Vote? The Likelihood of Extraterrestrial Democracy," SPACE.com, August 14, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Bioastronomy 2002: Extending the Boundaries of Astrobiology," SPACE.com, July 18, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "What to Say When ET Finally Calls," SPACE.com, June 13, 2003.

Vakoch, Douglas, "To Err is Human and of Interest to ET?," SPACE.com, May 16, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Social Scientists Prepare for Asteroid Impacts: Any Intelligent Life Would," SPACE.com, April 11, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Artists and Scientists Gather in Paris, Composing Messages to ET," SPACE.com, March 11, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Will ET Be Hostile? Alienated People Are More Likely to Say 'Yes'," SPACE.com, February 21. 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "How Our View of Ourselves Affects Our Beliefs About E.T.," SPACE.com, January 24, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "How Social Science Deciphers Our Thoughts on Alien Life," SPACE.com, January 17, 2002.

Vakoch, Douglas, "What Makes a Good Online Survey?," SPACE.com, December 20, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Decoding E. T.: In Search of a Cosmic Rosetta Stone," SPACE.com, December 20, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "How Will We React To First Contact: The SETI Institute Wants Your Answers,"SPACE.com, December 6, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Decoding E.T.: Ancient Tongues Point Way to Learning Alien Languages," SPACE.com, November 15, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Pale Red Dot," SETI Institute Feature Article, September 10, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Images for ET," SPACE.com, September 7, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Messages from ET: Part Two," SPACE.com, July 12, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Messages from ET," SPACE.com, July 6, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Messages to the Moon: Before Modern SETI," SPACE.com, April 3, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Martian Morse Code Challenge," SPACE.com, April 3, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Making Contact: The Etiquette of ET Announcements," SPACE.com, February 28, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Will ET's Math Be the Same as Ours?,SPACE.com, January 11, 2001.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Celestial Music?," SPACE.com, December 22, 2000.

Vakoch, Douglas, "Growing Up with ET," SPACE.com, November 15, 2001.