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us: Billingham, John, 1930-2013

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    • Birth Place

        Worcester, England
    • Death Place

        Grass Valley, Calif.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) SETI Institute
        • Affiliation Start: 1994
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Aug. 12, 2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
        • Affiliation Start: 1963
        • Affiliation End: 1994
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Aug. 12, 2013
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        (lcsh) Space medicine
          (lcsh) Exobiology
            (lcsh) Life on other planets
              (lcsh) Interstellar communication
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            • Sources

              • found: The Search for extraterrestrial intelligence, SETI, 1977 (a.e.) t.p. (John Billingham, NASA Ames Research Center)
              • found: The encyclopedia of astrobiology, astronomy and spaceflight, WWW, July 11, 2006 (Billingham, John, 1930- ; English-born aerospace physician and SETI pioneer; chairs the International Academy of Astronautics SETI Committee and is a Senior Scientist at the SETI Institute; M.A. from Oxford, medical degree from Guy's Hospital, London, 1954; chief of the Life Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center from 1984)
              • found: New York times (online), viewed Aug. 12, 2013 (in obituary published Aug. 10: Dr. John Billingham; b. Mar. 18, 1930, Worcester, England; d. Aug. 4, Grass Valley, Calif., aged 83; as a NASA official in the 1970s helped persuade the federal government to use radio telescopes to scour the universe for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence, even as critics mocked the idea)
            • Editorial Notes

              • [Formerly on undifferentiated name record: n 78016526.]
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              • 2006-07-11: new
              • 2013-08-12: revised
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