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CNET
Before signing up for Mars, consider all the ways you could die thereSo, consider this a bit of a Red Planet reality check, courtesy of Pascal Lee,
Before signing up for Mars, consider all the ways you could die there
CNET / Posted yesterday
So, consider this a bit of a Red Planet reality check, courtesy of Pascal Lee, a planetary scientist at the SETI Institute. Lee spoke at the New Worlds conference 2015 in Austin, Texas, on the topic of settling Mars. First, let's forget about all... Read more
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Canberra Times
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy oceangeysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Ju
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy ocean
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
geysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Jupiter's moon Europa. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Surprising? Well, not really. This isn't the first time scientists have spotted what looks like geyser... Read more
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Brisbane Times
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy oceangeysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Ju
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy ocean
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
geysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Jupiter's moon Europa. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Surprising? Well, not really. This isn't the first time scientists have spotted what looks like geyser... Read more
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The Age
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy oceangeysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Ju
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy ocean
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
geysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Jupiter's moon Europa. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Surprising? Well, not really. This isn't the first time scientists have spotted what looks like geyser... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy oceangeysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Ju
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy ocean
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
geysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Jupiter's moon Europa. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Surprising? Well, not really. This isn't the first time scientists have spotted what looks like geyser... Read more
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WA Today
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy oceangeysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Ju
New evidence of water geysers erupting from Europa's icy ocean
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
geysers shooting from the ice-covered satellite. An enhanced-colour view of Jupiter's moon Europa. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Surprising? Well, not really. This isn't the first time scientists have spotted what looks like geyser... Read more
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CNET
Astronomers detect a strange radio signal from deep space videowas intercepted by the Russian Ratan-600 Radio Telescope in Zelenchukskaya. Zel
Astronomers detect a strange radio signal from deep space video
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
was intercepted by the Russian Ratan-600 Radio Telescope in Zelenchukskaya. Zelenchukskaya, Russia, back in May, 2015. The SETI Institute, which is an organization devoted to searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, announced that they were... Read more
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CNET
NASA plans mission to Jupiter's extraordinary moon EuropaEuropa as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute M
NASA plans mission to Jupiter's extraordinary moon Europa
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Europa as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Mars is nifty. It's fascinating. It's red and rocky and we currently have a couple of high-tech rovers checking it out. But it's no Europa. Jupiter's intriguing moon may... Read more
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KERA North Texas
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The Worldour solar system, DNA, a stick figure of a human, and some of the biochemicals
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
our solar system, DNA, a stick figure of a human, and some of the biochemicals of earthly life," according to the SETI institute, a scientific organization devoted to the search for extraterrestrial life. In an interview with the BBC, the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The Worldour solar system, DNA, a stick figure of a human, and some of the biochemicals
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
our solar system, DNA, a stick figure of a human, and some of the biochemicals of earthly life," according to the SETI institute, a scientific organization devoted to the search for extraterrestrial life. In an interview with the BBC, the... Read more
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CNET
Stephen Hawking backs $100 million effort to find aliensinclude: cosmologist and astrophysicist Martin Rees, of the University of Cambr
Stephen Hawking backs $100 million effort to find aliens
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
include: cosmologist and astrophysicist Martin Rees, of the University of Cambridge; Frank Drake, chairman emeritus of the SETI Institute; astronomer Geoff Marcy, of the University of California at Berkeley; and Ann Druyan, co-writer of the TV... Read more
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NBC News
South Asian Author Aditi Khorana Lives Her Parallel Lifebe heard and seen." Mirror in the Sky's otherworldly plotline is particularly
South Asian Author Aditi Khorana Lives Her Parallel Life
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
be heard and seen." Mirror in the Sky's otherworldly plotline is particularly timely. In August, non-profit organization SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) detected a signal and, separately, astronomers discovered an... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support lifeNASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cr
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support life
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
NASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cryptic press announcement about Europa, an ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter that likely hides twice as much warm, liquid, and potentially habitable water as Earth. The US... Read more
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Connecticut Post
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support lifeNASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cr
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support life
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
NASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cryptic press announcement about Europa, an ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter that likely hides twice as much warm, liquid, and potentially habitable water as Earth. The US... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support lifeNASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cr
NASA will soon reveal a 'surprising' discovery about a moon of Jupiter that may support life
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
NASA / Jet Propulsion Lab-Caltech / SETI Institute NASA on Tuesday issued a cryptic press announcement about Europa, an ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter that likely hides twice as much warm, liquid, and potentially habitable water as Earth. The US... Read more
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Daily Star
UFO hunter spots ‘alien writing on abandoned spaceship' on Marsup by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in Ca
UFO hunter spots ‘alien writing on abandoned spaceship' on Mars
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway. The SETI Institute is at the forefront of the Search for Extraterrestrial UFO hunter spots possible ancient alien antenna on the... Read more
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PhysOrg
OSIRIS-REx says hello to the Allen Telescope ArrayCredit: SETI Institute The Allen Telescope Array uses 42 radio dishes to search
OSIRIS-REx says hello to the Allen Telescope Array
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Credit: SETI Institute The Allen Telescope Array uses 42 radio dishes to search for radio transmissions from ET. How do we know the system is working? To answer that we point the dishes in the direction of a spacecraft we know is transmitting radio... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
In The Search For Alien Life, An All-Too-Human Communication Failurecan also chew up a considerable amount of time. Franck Marchis, a principal in
In The Search For Alien Life, An All-Too-Human Communication Failure
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
can also chew up a considerable amount of time. Franck Marchis, a principal investigator at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute, explained that it's a way to ensure findings are real. Astronomers must "use the scientific method," he said.... Read more
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redOrbit
SETI discovers the source of the 'alien' signal reported earlier in the weekis now thought to be a signal coming from one of our own communications satelli
SETI discovers the source of the 'alien' signal reported earlier in the week
redOrbit / Posted 22 days ago
is now thought to be a signal coming from one of our own communications satellites. Questions arose after scientists at the SETI Institute, a private organization that looks for signals coming from extraterrestrial life, announced they were looking... Read more
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Daily Star
Bizarre theory blames ALIENS for spate of cat killings across the UKup by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in Ca
Bizarre theory blames ALIENS for spate of cat killings across the UK
Daily Star / Posted 23 days ago
up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway. The SETI Institute is at the forefront of the Search for Extraterrestrial Alien seaworm squirts white goo on man's... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Signals from space? Why stargazers look to Martin Rees, Baron of Ludlow, for guidance « Shropshire StarGeorgia, appearing to have come from a star in the Hercules constellation. The
Signals from space? Why stargazers look to Martin Rees, Baron of Ludlow, for guidance « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 23 days ago
Georgia, appearing to have come from a star in the Hercules constellation. The Search of Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Seti) institute is training its most powerful telescopes on HD164595 The “violent burst” would have taken a huge amount of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Are we alone in the universe?soon dismissed the would-be encounter as "noise" that probably came from our ow
Are we alone in the universe?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
soon dismissed the would-be encounter as "noise" that probably came from our own planet. A spokesperson from the SETI Institute (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) told Overbye: "We covered the frequencies observed by the Russians... Read more
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CNBC
With millions of helpers (and $100M), SETI 'still hasn't found ET'— here's whyyear span to the University of California to aid in the search for extraterrest
With millions of helpers (and $100M), SETI 'still hasn't found ET'— here's why
CNBC / Posted 25 days ago
year span to the University of California to aid in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Since then, the SETI Institute has been occupied with its prime directive—understanding the universe and trying to contact aliens. Milner, a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Matt Heath: If aliens visited us they would hate our gutsnear the bottom of these articles you discover that the Russian's probably misr
Matt Heath: If aliens visited us they would hate our guts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
near the bottom of these articles you discover that the Russian's probably misread their telescope. Seth Shostak from the SETI Institute wrote "The chance that this is truly a signal from extraterrestrials is not terribly promising". Like you and... Read more
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EuroNews
ET ring back Russian telescope picks up mysterious radio signalSo far, this one is the most likely scenario, even if other options are still c
ET ring back Russian telescope picks up mysterious radio signal
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
So far, this one is the most likely scenario, even if other options are still considered. Seth Shostak is director of the Seti Institute suspect that this is just terrestrial interference – explains the director of Seti Institute, an organisation... Read more
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The Register
Secret spy sat scrambled SETI searcha star system called HD164595; if it had, it would have represented a stupendou
Secret spy sat scrambled SETI search
The Register / Posted 27 days ago
a star system called HD164595; if it had, it would have represented a stupendous energy output. Organisations like the SETI Institute were cautious from the start, calling the signal “interesting” and saying the signal would have to be followed... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sorry, kids — mysterious radio signal was from Earth, not alienscan be said with confidence that no sought-for signal has been detected yet."
Sorry, kids — mysterious radio signal was from Earth, not aliens
CBC.ca / Posted 28 days ago
can be said with confidence that no sought-for signal has been detected yet." The media reports prompted the U.S.-based SETI Institute to announce this week that it would try to look for the signal itself with its Allen Telescope Array. Even... Read more
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redOrbit
Alien transmission? SETI notices strange signal from star HD 164595Smith Concerted efforts to search the sky for alien transmissions have been go
Alien transmission? SETI notices strange signal from star HD 164595
redOrbit / Posted 28 days ago
Smith Concerted efforts to search the sky for alien transmissions have been going on since the 1980s, and according to the SETI Institute, scientists are now looking into a radio signal that could be coming from alien life. The signal is coming... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Column: Science and athletics do mixspecifically found as a byproduct of microbial life (gasp! aliens!). The Searc
Column: Science and athletics do mix
Newton Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
specifically found as a byproduct of microbial life (gasp! aliens!). The Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute — yes, this is a real 501(c)3 established in 1984 with published scientists in its ranks —�has been taking to... Read more
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Daily Star
Are aliens fighting ISIS? Shock videos of 'UFOs bombing jihadi camps' emergethe rounds since 2014 and was previously said to be a UFO attacking a Taliban c
Are aliens fighting ISIS? Shock videos of 'UFOs bombing jihadi camps' emerge
Daily Star / Posted 28 days ago
the rounds since 2014 and was previously said to be a UFO attacking a Taliban camp." Dr Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at SETI Institute, who is skeptical about the existence of aliens also questioned why they would involve themselves in human... Read more
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News.com.au
Just a ‘terrestrial disturbance’: The Fermi paradox strikes againbroader scientific community, on Tuesday AEST scientists and researchers from t
Just a ‘terrestrial disturbance’: The Fermi paradox strikes again
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
broader scientific community, on Tuesday AEST scientists and researchers from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) institute began pointing their telescopes in the same region of the universe, hoping to understand what caused the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Hat Creek observatory joins search for recent signs of alien lifethe size of Neptune, and it is not a good candidate for supporting life, said S
Hat Creek observatory joins search for recent signs of alien life
The Record Searchlight / Posted 28 days ago
the size of Neptune, and it is not a good candidate for supporting life, said Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer for the SETI Institute in Mountain View. So the Hat Creek observatory, operated by the SETI Institute and the University of... Read more
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asianage
Space radio signals point to alien lifehow powerful an alien transmitter anywhere near HD 164595 would have to be,” sa
Space radio signals point to alien life
asianage / Posted 29 days ago
how powerful an alien transmitter anywhere near HD 164595 would have to be,” said Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at SETI Institute in the US. Shostak said there could be two scenarios. The alien transmitter may have broadcast in all... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planetlast night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planet
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
last night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything," Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute who wasn't involved in the signal's initial detection, told Business Insider. Now an official at the Russian... Read more
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Connecticut Post
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planetlast night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planet
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
last night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything," Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute who wasn't involved in the signal's initial detection, told Business Insider. Now an official at the Russian... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planetlast night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything
That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planet
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
last night with Allen Telescope Array [ATA] last night and didn't find anything," Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute who wasn't involved in the signal's initial detection, told Business Insider. Now an official at the Russian... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Signal from sun-like star likely of Earthling varietya scientific answer to this looming query, let’s consult a statement released b
Signal from sun-like star likely of Earthling variety
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 29 days ago
a scientific answer to this looming query, let’s consult a statement released by Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer with the SETI Institute. “It’s hard to understand why anyone would want to target our solar system with a strong signal,” he said.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Don’t get too excited about SETI’s ‘alien’ signal164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a
Don’t get too excited about SETI’s ‘alien’ signal
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a planet about the same mass as Neptune. The SETI Institute says it’s ‘‘interesting.’’ Cue the alien hopefuls. But no, this probably isn’t a message from aliens. It... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Can you hear me now? 'Strong signal' from star sparks alien speculationcivilizations" that we detect. What's happening at HD 164595? In a statement,
Can you hear me now? 'Strong signal' from star sparks alien speculation
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
civilizations" that we detect. What's happening at HD 164595? In a statement, Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer with the SETI Institute, said that "it's hard to understand why anyone would want to target our solar system with a strong... Read more
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EuroNews
Is anyone out there? Mysterious radio signal sparks alien speculationup by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in Ca
Is anyone out there? Mysterious radio signal sparks alien speculation
EuroNews / Posted 29 days ago
up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway. The SETI Institute is at the forefront of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Its involvement has heightened... Read more
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Boston Herald
ET-searchers starry-eyed over mystery radio signalspeculate it had to have been generated by a highly intelligent source, accordi
ET-searchers starry-eyed over mystery radio signal
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
speculate it had to have been generated by a highly intelligent source, according to Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute in California. “Both scenarios require an effort far, far beyond what we ourselves could do, and it’s hard to... Read more
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dna
SETI investigates curious radio signal found 94 light-years away from Eartha transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in Califo
SETI investigates curious radio signal found 94 light-years away from Earth
dna / Posted 29 days ago
a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said on Tuesday. A group of Russian astronomers last year detected what appeared to be a non-naturally... Read more
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CTV News
Astronomers throw cold water on mysterious radio signal from spacewouldn’t help much as it would take 94 years to reach the potential planet, Rei
Astronomers throw cold water on mysterious radio signal from space
CTV News / Posted 29 days ago
wouldn’t help much as it would take 94 years to reach the potential planet, Reid said. Seth Shostak, an astronomer at the SETI Institute in California, outlined in an online post a number of reasons why he thinks the signal is “not terribly... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Updated: 'Leaked' space signal report has SETI groups scramblingto race to confirm the signal blip. So far, the signal has not been confirmed.
Updated: 'Leaked' space signal report has SETI groups scrambling
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
to race to confirm the signal blip. So far, the signal has not been confirmed. Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., said his group pointed the Allen Telescope Array (a complex of 42 antennas) at the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
About that alien signal? Don't get too excited164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a
About that alien signal? Don't get too excited
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a planet about the same mass as Neptune. The SETI Institute says it's "interesting." Cue the alien hopefuls. But no, this probably isn't a message from aliens. It could... Read more
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Hamilton News
An alien signal from deep space? Don't get too excited164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a
An alien signal from deep space? Don't get too excited
Hamilton News / Posted 30 days ago
164595, a sun-size star less than 100 light years away from Earth that hosts a planet about the same mass as Neptune. The SETI Institute says it's "interesting." Cue the alien hopefuls. But no, this probably isn't a message from aliens. It could... Read more
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Mashable
You know that weird outer space radio signal? It's probably not alienscertainly a cool finding, but it's also nothing close to a confirmation of inte
You know that weird outer space radio signal? It's probably not aliens
Mashable / Posted 30 days ago
certainly a cool finding, but it's also nothing close to a confirmation of intelligent life out in the universe. SETI Institute senior astronomer Seth Shostak thinks that the interest around this particular signal is probably... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SETI Researchers Vow to Continue Huntbut we had to read between the lines. It wasn’t a scientific paper so we had to
SETI Researchers Vow to Continue Hunt
NBC Bay Area / Posted 30 days ago
but we had to read between the lines. It wasn’t a scientific paper so we had to figure out what they had done." At the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Seth Shostak’s team also aimed their telescope, the Allen Telescope Array in rural Lassen... Read more
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Newsmax
Curious Radio Signal Stirs Talk of Extraterrestrialsa transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in Califo
Curious Radio Signal Stirs Talk of Extraterrestrials
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said on Tuesday. A group of Russian astronomers last year detected what appeared to be a non-naturally... Read more
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Wired News
Astronomers Don’t Think That So-Called SETI Signal Is Aliens—and Neither Should Youdon’t actually know it’s coming from that star. As Seth Shostak, senior astron
Astronomers Don’t Think That So-Called SETI Signal Is Aliens—and Neither Should You
Wired News / Posted 30 days ago
don’t actually know it’s coming from that star. As Seth Shostak, senior astronomer and director of SETI research at the SETI Institute (how’s that for credentials?) noted, the telescope doesn’t see a fine point in the sky. Every telescope has a... Read more
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