The G-HAT Search for Kardashev Civilizations
- An article in New Scientist (free login required, or go here)
- An article in The Atlantic online
- "Astronomers assume aliens are more open to solar power than Mitt Romney" (title not based on actual quote, obviously)
- An article at the Register
- Steinn Sigurðsson's blog has mentioned this project and has more links
- The Eberly College of Science Faculty/Staff weekly newsletter
- A mention in this Popular Mechanics article
- Our work is mentioned in passing in this Washington Post article about my thesis adviser, Geoff Marcy,
- An Aeon article (which isn't entirely accurate)
- The project is mentioned in this issue of Astronomy Magazine (which is only available as a hard-copy back issue).
- GEO magazine did a quick Q&A with me (article is in German)
- LiveScience has a nice writeup here, including quotes from Freeman Dyson.
- I contributed a post to Centauri Dreams on the subject, which was syndicated to Gizmodo.
- And, most importantly, Slashdot.
- Waste Heat, part I: Free-energy limited species
- Waste Heat, part II: Kardashev, Dyson, and the Byrds
- Waste Heat, part III: Climbing Kardashev's Scale
- Science at the Speed of Twits
- Waste Heat, part IV: The Inevitability of Kardashev Civilizations
- Waste Heat, part V: Parameterizing Alien Civilizations
- Waste Heat, part VI: A "Physicists' Definition" of Intelligence
- Waste Heat, part VII: SETI beyond the Milky Way
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