Major observatory receives signal from nearby star - alien technology NOT ruled out

17 Juillet, 2017, 19:28 | Author: Come Portier
  • The radio signals were detected using the Arecibo Observatory, a large radio telescope located in Puerto Rico

Astronomers at the University of Puerto Rico detected the freakish radio signals in May.

"We realised that there were some very peculiar signals in the 10-minute dynamic spectrum that we obtained from "Ross 128" (GJ 447), observed May 12", wrote professor Abel Mendez, planetary astrobiologist and director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico in a blog post. This finding has been revealed to SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) - an alien-hunting authority.

A "peculiar" signal has been detected from a star just 11 light years away from Earth - with odd "almost periodic" bursts of radio waves.

The signals were detected by researchers from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico who are studying red dwarf stars. He also explained that there is also a possibility that alien beings are the reason behind the origination of these signals.

Nigerian Army discovers new Boko Haram base in Lake Chad
So far, the sect has been dislodged from their major stronghold in Sambisa, with members fleeing in different directions. Olabanji added that the military will soon launch an attack on the base located on a remote Island in Lake Chad.


Doctor Who: invasion of the identitarians
The announcement will both delight and stun fans as the iconic time traveller has, for the last five decades at least, been male. His best speech is from the Series 9 Zygon two-parter, in which he passionately rails against the follies of war and violence.


La gaffe di Biglia con i tifosi del Milan: "Forza Lazio"
La macchina dell'argentino è travolta dall'affetto della gente, quando qualcuno gli chiede un saluto al mondo rossonero, Biglia risponde: "Forza Lazio" .


"The field of view of (Arecibo) is wide enough, so there is the possibility that the signals were caused not by the star but another object in the line of sight", Mendez said. "Some communication satellites transmit in the frequencies we observed", he said according to Express.

"Therefore, we have a mystery here and the three main explanations are as good as any at this moment", the professor said. Success will be to find the signal again' at the star's location but not in surrounding directions.

Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, said that they are "well aware of the signals" and hope to use California's powerful Allen Telescope Array to "check them out". "We are not sure if we can get to the bottom of this mystery from just the next observations if that was a rare event", Mendez concluded.

Conseillé:

  • "On ne savait jamais qui allait jouer" — PSG-Trapp

    C'est juste un match à oublier, inexplicable, quelque chose qui ne s'était jamais produit avant. Mais il n'y a quand même aucune excuse", a avoué l'ancien gardien de l'Eintracht Francfort.
    The Next Doctor On 'Doctor Who' To Be Unveiled This Sunday!

    The Next Doctor On 'Doctor Who' To Be Unveiled This Sunday!

    Others tipped for the role include Hollywood actress Tilda Swinton , James Bond's Ben Whishaw and The IT Crowd's Richard Ayoade. Many fans believe the appointment of a woman would breathe new life into a franchise which has been struggling in the ratings.
    McCain surgery for blood clot could complicate Senate vote

    McCain surgery for blood clot could complicate Senate vote

    The new bill aims to stabilize insurance costs for consumers, but also contains a controversial amendment. This comes on the heels of McConnell cutting the Senate's recess in half to focus on the new bill .
  • General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Trending Above The Moving Averages

    Finally, Tigress Financial reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Ford Motor Company in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link .
    A595 death crash teenager

    A595 death crash teenager "stable" in hospital

    In a tribute, Mitchell's family said: "Skye was a popular, kind, caring girl who raised money for various charities". Ms Mitchell had won a number of competitions, including Millom Carnival Queen in 2012 and Junior Miss South Lakes.

    Uber driver dies after vehicle torched

    While the driver managed to escape any serious injuries, the vehicle was completely destroyed. Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo at the time confirmed all three.
  • Afghanistan replace Australia in South Africa tri-series

    Afghanistan replace Australia in South Africa tri-series

    The two four-day matches between India A and South Africa A will be staged in Benoni (Aug 12-15) and Potchefstroom (Aug 19-22). The Afghanistan (A ) cricket team have replaced Australia in a development tour of South Africa.
    United Nations  says record number of Afghan civilians killed

    United Nations says record number of Afghan civilians killed

    At least 92 civilians were killed and almost 500 others injured in a single attack in the capital, Kabul, on May 31. The UN also documented 436 child deaths and 1,141 injuries.
    European giants win big in United Kingdom  high-speed rail

    European giants win big in United Kingdom high-speed rail

    HS2 has unveiled the firms shortlisted to design the four stations covering phase one of the £55.7bn line. He is also set to confirm the final route of the Manchester and Leeds arms of the high-speed railway.
  • Police Release New Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Teen Murders

    Police Release New Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Teen Murders

    State police have released a composite sketch of a man considered the main suspect in the killings of two northern in girls. No arrests have been made in the slayings and authorities have not disclosed how the girls were killed.
    Coast Guard rescues mother, daughter pulled out to sea by rip tide

    Coast Guard rescues mother, daughter pulled out to sea by rip tide

    They were brought by the Coast Guard back to Woods Hole in Falmouth, Massachusetts, where family was waiting for them. The 32-foot recreational boat Finale is on fire 18 miles south of Nomans Land, Massachusetts Sunday, July 17, 2017.
    BJP leader arrested after forensic test confirms he was carrying beef

    BJP leader arrested after forensic test confirms he was carrying beef

    Shah, was aggressively beaten by "Gaurakshaks" on Wednesday with allegations of carrying beef. After the reports were realised, he was presented in the court where he was granted a bail.


Populaire

Singapore exports grow 8.2% after two months of flat performance
Meanwhile, non-electronic NODX grew by 9.3% YoY in June 2017, in contrast to the 8.6% decline in the previous month. Gold, specialised machinery and petrochemicals contributed the most to the growth, rising by 148%.

Etats-Unis : un homme transgenre a accouché de son premier enfant (PHOTOS)
Le couple est marié, et les deux hommes sont déjà parents de deux enfants qu'ils ont adoptés en 2015. Homme né avec les organes sexuels d'une femme, il a accouché d'un petit garçon.

La directrice d'Easyjet, Carolyn McCall, quitte la compagnie pour ITV
Notons que la compagnie aérienne va affronter des difficultés liées à la sortie de la Grande-Bretagne de l'union européenne.

Hate offences against Jews in Scotland reach worst level on record
There is a very real danger of Jewish citizens emigrating, as has happened elsewhere in Europe unless there is radical change'. It found that 105 of those crimes, or about 1 in 10, were violent, but that only one violent anti-Semitic crime was prosecuted.

Nouvelle Renault Mégane RS: Deux clichés ont fuités !
Globalement, la présentation est musclée, quoi qu'un peu moins démonstrative que l'ancienne génération qui était en trois portes. Des photos qui ont fuité sur la toile.

CONFIRMED: Salman Khan to do a cameo in the IIFA film
Sonakshi, too shot on the stage and it remains to be seen if both performers will share the screen space. The duo will be seen in a film even before Dabangg 3. "I was just shooting for it right now." .

Frankreichs Nationalfeiertag mit Trump und Gedenken an Nizza
Trump schaut am Vormittag bei der traditionellen Militärparade auf der Pariser Prachtstraße Champs-Elysees zu. Mit US-Präsident Donald Trump als Ehrengast begeht Frankreich am Freitag seinen Nationalfeiertag.

OL : Accord avec un club russe pour le départ de Maciej Rybus
Un an seulement après son arrivée en Ligue 1, Maciej Rybus va faire ses bagages. L'international polonais a connu une saison en demi-teinte à l'OL.

Primark CANCER scare: Store recalls THOUSANDS of goods amid contamination fears
A statement reads: "At the levels found in the flip flop, we believe the health and safety risk to customers is minimal". The serial numbers of affected flip flops are: khaki 02387/07, 08, 09; black 02387/01, 02, 03 and blue 02387/04, 05, 06.

Jagex Announces Mobile Versions & Cross Platform Play
Old School RuneScape will be the first title to make the jump to mobile this winter, with RuneScape to follow at a later date.