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Organism - Isometric Aliens C64 game is in the works 😲
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12 days ago by dotimpact
How Social Media Users Decoded a Simulated Message from Extraterrestrials - MIT Technology Review
If we do get a message from space releasing it publicly might be the best and fastest way to get it decoded.
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14 days ago by Brandonshire
Could Giant Alien Structures Be Dimming a Far Away Star? - Slashdot
Astronomers and alien life enthusiasts alike are buzzing over the sudden dimming of an otherwise unremarkable star 1300 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. KIC 8462852 or "Tabby's star" has dimmed like this several times before, prompting some researchers to suggest that the megastructures of an advanced alien civilization might be blocking its light. And now -- based on new data from numerous telescopes -- it's doing it again. "This is the first clear dip we have seen since [2013], and the first we have ever caught in real time," says Jason Wright, an astronomer at Pennsylvania State University in State College. If they can rope in more telescopes, astronomers hope to gather enough data to finally figure out what's going on. "This could be the first of several dips about to come," says astronomer David Kipping of Columbia University. "Many observers will be closely watching." KIC 8462852 was first noticed to be dipping in brightness at seemingly random intervals between 2011 and 2013 by NASA's Kepler telescope. Kepler, launched to observe the stellar dimmings caused when an exoplanet passes in front of its star, revealed that the dimming of Tabby's star was much more erratic than a typical planetary transit. It was also more extreme, with its brightness sometimes dropping by as much as 20%. This was not the passage of a small circular planet, but of something much larger and more irregular.
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4 weeks ago by gardencat
The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why
So there are 100 Earth-like planets for every grain of sand in the world. Think about that next time you’re on the beach.
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5 weeks ago by hellsten
William Gibson’s Never-Filmed 'Alien III' Script: A History
RT : William Gibson wrote an sequel. Here’s what it was and how it happened
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5 weeks ago by mrtoto

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