Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia
In his first foray into book-length nonfiction, acclaimed science fiction writer and physics professor Benford (Timescape, Cosm etc.) combines a scientist’s perspective and a novelist’s imagination to produce a provocative and disturbing look into “deep time,” the far future that may be beyond the limits of our civilization and our species, but not beyond the reach of our technology.
He begins with tales of the messages we have purposefully left for the intelligent beings who may exist thousands or millions of years in the future….
Published in 1999