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Did we get a message today recently from outer space?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (17697points) August 30th, 2016

Link. Can you tell me more?

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Winter_Pariah's avatar

Reading the article, it points out that it could be quite a number of things. I wouldn’t put my money on it being a signal from an extraterrestrial species. We have received signals in the past that we got hyped about the possibility of it being aliens only for it to turn out to be a pulsar (a rotating neutron star) or something.

cookieman's avatar

From what I understand, the radio signal has to repeat itself from the same origin point before there’s any evidence of life to be considered.

kritiper's avatar

Doubtful. They got something but they don’t think it is from an intelligent source.

Pachy's avatar

Put away your tin hats. It’ll turn out to be some kind of anomaly.

I’m just waiting for Trump to warn that aliens are planning to bring their murderers and rapists to earth.

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LostInParadise's avatar

My reaction is one of skepticism, but I will wait for the followup. If scientists are convinced that this is an actual signal from aliens, it will be a big news story.

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PhiNotPi's avatar

The signal apparently came from an undocumented Soviet military satellite.

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