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Alien ‘Wow!’ Signal Could Soon be Explained

The story behind the famous “Wow!” signal has an eerie quality that has inspired countless science fiction alien encounters and is often lauded as one of the strongest pieces of evidence that we are, in fact, not alone in the universe.

However, its “alien intelligence” authenticity has been questioned since that fabled night on Aug. 15, 1977 at 10:16 p.m. ET when astronomer Jerry Ehman used the Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope to sweep the skies for signals that may have originated from an extraterrestrial civilization. Continue reading Alien ‘Wow!’ Signal Could Soon be Explained

Seeking the Aliens Who Are Looking Right At Us

What if an advanced alien civilization saw our planet across the interstellar expanse and switched on their powerful radio transmitters to send a “hello neighbor!” message… but all of our radio antennae were staring at KIC 8462852 when we really should be paying attention to Omicron Persei. Continue reading Seeking the Aliens Who Are Looking Right At Us