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Seeger, Charles L. (1912–)

Radio astronomer who played a leading role in the SETI Program Office at NASA. He was a codeveloper of the first ultra-stable, high-gain, low-noise parametric amplifiers needed for radio astronomy and for SETI and took part in the 1971 Stanford-Ames ASEE summer study that produced Project Cyclops. Seeger obtained a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University (1946) and carried out graduate studies at Leiden University, in the Netherlands, under Jan Oort.

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