ET Phoning From Home?

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  1. MikeH92467

    MikeH92467 RadioNinja

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    A signal from Proxima Centauri has scientists wondering if maybe...

    A narrow beam of radio waves was detected over a period of 30 hours in April and May 2019 by the Parkes telescope in Australia, according to The Guardian. The researchers studying the wave emission have not yet been able to identify any Earthly origin, whether a satellite in or something on the ground. As a result, scientists at the Breakthrough Listen project — an organization based at the University of California, Berkeley that searches for radio signals from intelligent extraterrestrial life forms in the universe — believe that the radio signal could originate from extraterrestrial intelligent life.
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  2. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    982 MHz unmodulated carrier? I suspect intelligent life did create it. Homo sapiens, to be precise. :diacanu:
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  3. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Yeah, conditions around Proxima are not great. Red dwarf, lots of flares and radiation . . . Unless it’s an ET relay station, it’s not likely to be indigenous life.
  4. MikeH92467

    MikeH92467 RadioNinja

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    How many times have we seen it in research papers? "Further study is needed"....:chris: But seriously folks, it's worth following up. I have to doubt it's any kind of ET (extraordinary claims and all that) but proving it isn't will probably turn up something else worth knowing.
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  5. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    Those damn homosapien freaks are takin' over the world I tells ya! :damnkids: Ya can't swing a dead cat without hitting one in the big cities these days.
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  6. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    UPDATE! It was a message and it's been decoded:
    "be sure to drink your ovaltine" :huh:

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  7. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    The message has been decoded:


    Our response?
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  8. We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse

    We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse Probably a Dual

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    ALL THESE WORLDS
    ARE YOURS EXCEPT
    PROXIMA CENTAURI
    ATTEMPT NO
    LANDING THERE
    USE THEM TOGETHER
    USE THEM IN PEACE
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  9. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    We deserve to be interstellarly Rick Rolled :bailey:
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