Extraterrestrial Life and our World View at the Turn of the Millennium
by Steven J. Dick
Dibner Library Lecture
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
May 2, 2000
I am indebted to Ron Brashear (Curator of Science and Technology Rare Books), Nancy Matthews (Publications Officer), and Nancy Gwinn (Director) of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, as well as Mr. David Dibner, for the invitation to deliver the Dibner Library Lecture. My thanks also to Anthony Dick for help with the line drawings.
The online version of the lecture was created by Katherine Rutkowski.
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