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http://www.newsweek.com/mystery-radio-signals-ross-128-star-637682

Scientists have discovered mystery signals coming from a star 11 light-years away. The “very peculiar” pulses appear to be unique to the red dwarf, scientists say, with observations of similar nearby stars showing no similar behavior.

After analyzing the data, they noticed something odd: Ross 128 had been emitting strange radio signals. In a blog post, Abel Méndez, director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, said the origin of the radio signals is not known.

“We realized that there were some very peculiar signals in the ten-minute dynamic spectrum that we obtained from Ross 128,” he wrote. “The signals consisted of broadband quasi-periodic non-polarized pulses with very strong dispersion-like features. We believe that the signals are not local radio frequency interferences since they are unique to Ross 128 and observations of other stars immediately before and after did not show anything similar.”

So what could they be? Scientists have three potential explanations at the moment: They could be emissions similar to a Type II solar flare; emissions from another object in the field of view of the star; or they are coming from a high-orbit satellite.


Article states the 'alien origin aspect' has a low likelihood... But it can't be ruled out

Crazy to think that with as many planets and planetary objects out there in space, the one and only one populated with intelligent life is this small planet revolving third from the sun in a mostly unremarkable solar system.

Then again, we really may be all alone - which is an even crazier prospect in terms of the sheer vastness of empty space.

Interesting to think about I guess.
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I'd imagine radio signals that resemble communication would be instantly identifiable as well as lasting for quite some time.
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just 11 light years away


Yeah, just 11 light years, right around the corner....
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Hmmmm, I doubt its aliens. Most likely its one of the two other events suggested.
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Magical-Soul wrote:


just 11 light years away


Yeah, just 11 light years, right around the corner....


Extremely small compared to other distances at this scale
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My religion my god doesn't love me because I am not the most perfect being in the universe. This is why we will never know the truth behind this because the governments are still following the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s. The Som1-01 was found to be authenticate after 2 decades of research. Many still believe the us and other governments around the world are still following the rules in the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s in other words don't get your hopes up you need to wait about 100 years before first contact will happen. At one point the highest security clearance level in the US was listed as Magic level clearance based from the original majestic 12
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My religion my god doesn't love me because I am not the most perfect being in the universe. This is why we will never know the truth behind this because the governments are still following the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s. The Som1-01 was found to be authenticate after 2 decades of research. Many still believe the us and other governments around the world are still following the rules in the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s in other words don't get your hopes up you need to wait about 100 years before first contact will happen. At one point the highest security clearance level in the US was listed as Magic level clearance based from the original majestic 12


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If it is alien life its not going to go well.. radio wave broadcasts of radio/TV traveling to a possible intelligent life form wont exactly do wonders for us. One look at (insert media outlet) and they will dismiss us as not worth bothering to visit. Just dont let "Independence Day" be the first movie they see... dont want aliens getting any funny ideas.
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Independence Day is a good movie though

We should let them watch it because it's good
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We are always finding mysterious radio signals. We are still not even sure what the 'wow' signal ws
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gsm642 wrote:

My religion my god doesn't love me because I am not the most perfect being in the universe. This is why we will never know the truth behind this because the governments are still following the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s. The Som1-01 was found to be authenticate after 2 decades of research. Many still believe the us and other governments around the world are still following the rules in the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s in other words don't get your hopes up you need to wait about 100 years before first contact will happen. At one point the highest security clearance level in the US was listed as Magic level clearance based from the original majestic 12


Exactly...
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My religion my god doesn't love me because I am not the most perfect being in the universe. This is why we will never know the truth behind this because the governments are still following the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s. The Som1-01 was found to be authenticate after 2 decades of research. Many still believe the us and other governments around the world are still following the rules in the Majestic 12 documents left over from the 1950s in other words don't get your hopes up you need to wait about 100 years before first contact will happen. At one point the highest security clearance level in the US was listed as Magic level clearance based from the original majestic 12


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