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Hey. I'm Hank, and I'm a Moose. I'm 26 years old, and I live in Urbana, Illinois, USA, Earth. I'm a graduate student at the University of Illinois...


Are aliens talking to us?
WIRED interviewed Berkeley SETI Research Center's Steve Croft and Eric Korpela, and the SETI Institute's Seth Shostak, about one method we use to figure out whether claimed ETI signals are legit:
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14 Oct 2016, 17:51:18 UTC · Comment

Another probable non-detection of ET
Dr. Korpela has posted his thoughts about the claimed detection of pulsed emission from extraterrestrial intelligence being beam at Earth from 234 different stars. He's not optimistic.

The Breakthrough Listen project has also posted a statement of a similarly cautious tone.
11 Oct 2016, 23:46:15 UTC · Comment

Replica database offline...
The replica database will be offline until we can restore it from the primary database on tuesday (at the earlies). This will result in slowness of the web site and the scheduler. 9 Oct 2016, 20:18:54 UTC · Comment

Behind the scenes at Berkeley SETI: Part II
In our latest video, Berkeley SETI Research Center Engineer Dave MacMahon takes us into the server room and shows us some of the equipment that powers the search:

Watch Part I of our interview with Dave at
6 Sep 2016, 20:59:42 UTC · Comment

Breakthrough Listen observations of HD 164595
The Breakthrough Listen team has posted their archival search for emission from HD 164595 and the initial analysis of their recent observations of that target. 30 Aug 2016, 19:37:24 UTC · Comment

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