- About Frank Drake
Full name: Frank Drake
Also known as: Frank Drake, Drake, Frank
Education: Harvard University
Professions: American astronomer
- Frank Drake Biography
Frank Donald Drake Ph.D. (born May 28, 1930) is an American astronomer and astrophysicist. He is most notable as one of the pioneers 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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