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How will we get our message across to E.T.?

LOS ANGELES — Last year, scientists sent a binary-coded message telling the aliens what time it was. Next year, it’ll be the periodic table of the elements. And someday, they hope to transmit a universal language that even extraterrestrials might relate … Continue reading

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Messages and music beamed to alien super-Earth

Scientists and artists have banded together to beam coded radio transmissions toward a star that has a potentially habitable planet, just 12.4 light-years from Earth. “Sónar Calling GJ273b” is the latest effort to communicate with aliens, 43 years since the first … Continue reading

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Messages beamed to aliens amid debate over perils

More than 3,000 messages were beamed toward the North Star today by a powerful radio telescope – and although the exercise was largely symbolic, it serves to revive a debate over whether we should be trying to contact aliens. Today’s transmission by … Continue reading

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