We've just sent a message to a nearby star to see if there's any life there - and we'll only have to wait 25 years for a reply
A $100 million SETI effort may not be able to verify an intelligent extraterrestrial signal if it catches one. The post "Breakthrough Listen" SETI Project Could Miss ET's Phone Call appeared first on WIRED.
Astronomers developed the Rio scale to figure out whether astronomical signals originated from alien civilizations. The post Are Aliens Trying to Contact You? Use This Handy Scale appeared first on WIRED.
A group of astronomers made many, many headlines after giving a presentation about “a strong signal in the direction of HD164595.” Here's why it's not a big deal. The post Astronomers Don’t Think That So-Called SETI Signal Is Aliens—and Neither Should You appeared first on WIRED.
Some scientists don't think it's worth sending messages out to alien life. Douglas Vakoch isn't one of them. The post Meet the Guy Who Left the SETI Institute to Talk to Aliens appeared first on WIRED.
Nathalie Cabrol just took the reins of the Carl Sagan Center at the extraterrestrial search organization. And she has some big ideas about where it's going.
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