Frank Drake

Frank Donald Drake is an American astronomer and astrophysicist. He is involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, including the founding of SETI, mounting the first observational attempts at detecting extraterrestrial communications in 1960 in Project Ozma, developing the Drake equation, and as the creator of the Arecibo Message, a digital encoding of an astronomical and biological description of the Earth and its lifeforms for transmission into the cosmos.

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Frank Drake's Courageous Questions Live On

Frank Drake has passed away, but his equation for alien intelligence will live on

The Legendary Frank Drake Shaped the Search for Alien Life

Frank Drake, Who Led Search for Life on Other Planets, Dies at 92

Frank Drake, pioneer for the search for extraterrestrial life and creator of the Drake Equation, dies at 92

SETI Pioneer Frank Drake Leaves a Legacy of Searching for Voices in the Void

SETI Pioneer Frank Drake Leaves a Legacy of Searching for Voices in the Void

Legendary Astronomer Frank Drake has Passed Away

SETI pioneer Frank Drake, of 'Drake Equation' fame, dies at 92

SETI pioneer Frank Drake, of 'Drake Equation' fame, dies at 92

Frank Drake, astronomer famed for contributions to SETI, has died

Astronomer and Astrophysicist Frank Drake has passed away.