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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

What once appeared to be a possible signal from Proxima Centauri was probably just an echo from Earth. Astronomers dedicated to searching space for signs of technology created by extraterrestrial intelligence, also known as technosignatures, say one promising lead now looks to have been a false positive.



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Data inconclusive. Something not reported is that 1.7 ly is all is takes for a radio signal to get swamped by attenuation into the cosmic background noise. That planet is 4.2465 light-years away.

How was that repeating signal a reflection?

Ahem. Corky.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-10-27 01:50 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

It's called, "science". Which is best understood while not snorting helium.

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-27 09:50 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

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