Lights of alien worlds

Since the search for extraterrestrial intelligence started, scientists have been “listening” to stars, looking for artificial radio emissions from other planets. While we keep searching for such signals, there may as well be other ways to detect alien civilizations. Light itself may in the future become an efficient way to …

Alien life on Kepler’s worlds: Let the hunt begin

Among the exoplanet candidates found by Kepler, many could be similar to our Earth. Astronomers have now started listening for signs of alien life on 86  of these possible Earth-like planets.
The Green Bank telescope, located in West Virginia, is the wold’s largest fully steerable radio telescope, and the world’s largest land-based …

Why we need SETI

There’s already been a lot of articles about that news, so you have probably already heard that at the time being, SETI is not listening to the skies anymore, due to a lack of funds.
The Allen Telescope Array (ATA), a group of 42 radio telescopes, has been placed into hibernation. …

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