BMSIS Scientists featured in NYT article

BMSIS Scientists Michael Busch, Jacob Haqq-Misra, Seth Baum and Dimitra Atri were featured in article entitled “What do you say to an alien” that was published on February 11th 2012 in the New York Times.

What Do You Say to an Alien?
David Sandlin
Published: February 11, 2012

THIRTY-FIVE years ago, a gold-plated record was lofted into the cosmos with a greeting card for the first extraterrestrials who found it. The golden plaque, attached to the Voyager spacecraft, was etched with a medley of Earth sounds, from a baby’s cry to musical selections ranging from a Bach fugue to Chuck Berry’s upbeat “Johnny B. Goode.” Not long after the probe was launched, a psychic played by Steve Martin on “Saturday Night Live” revealed that aliens had promptly delivered this urgent four-word response: “Send more Chuck Berry.”

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