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SETI scientists argue “Wow! Signal” still unidentified despite new report

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In 1977, scientists working on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) recorded an unusually strong radio signal, the origin of which many scientists believe has not been explained. While the most exotic theory is that the signal is a call from ET, a paper published in the Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences claims the origins of the signal is much more mundane. They think a comet or two caused it. SETI scientists, including the senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, Seth Shostak, and the man who discovered the signal, disagree.

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Billionaire’s hunt for aliens will include a fleet of tiny spacecraft

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Russian billionaire Yuri Milner is looking for aliens, and putting up a lot of his own money to do it. Adding to the $100 million he pledged to spend on alien hunting projects last summer, he recently announced he will spend another $100 million to create miniature spacecraft to look for extraterrestrial life in our closest neighboring star system, 25 trillion miles away.

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Daily UFO Headlines 10/22/2015

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Alien radio signal detected

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A mysterious radio signal was detected by astronomers using the Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales Australia. Brief signals like this one, known as Fast Radio Bursts, are a relatively new phenomenon. And scientists have been unable to determine ...

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ET phoned home, but should we phone ET?

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Many believe that intelligent extraterrestrial life exists somewhere in the universe. Poll after poll demonstrates that most people share this belief. But, if intelligent extraterrestrials are out there, should humans attempt to contact them? This question was recently posed to ...

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SETI’s alien search is back online after wildfire threat

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Raging wildfires halted operations at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute’s Allen Telescope Array in Hat Creek, California. SETI uses this array of radio telescopes to listen for incoming radio transmissions that could be communication from extraterrestrial civilizations. Employees ...

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Ways to detect alien civilizations

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Space discoveries have absolutely erupted in recent years thanks to incredible scientific technology like the Kepler space telescope, the Cassini spacecraft, and the Herschel Space Observatory, just to name a few. Scientists continue discovering new places in the far reaches ...

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