Tagged: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

SETI investigating a possible extraterrestrial signal from deep space

(OBSERVER) — An international team of scientists from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is investigating mysterious signal spikes emitting from a 6.3-billion-year-old star in the constellation Hercules—95 light years away from Earth. The implications are extraordinary and point to the possibility of a civilization far more advanced than our own.

The unusual signal was originally detected on May 15, 2015, by the Russian Academy of Science-operated RATAN-600 radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya, Russia, but was kept secret from the international community. Interstellar space reporter Paul Gilster broke the story after the researchers quietly circulated a paper announcing the detection of “a strong signal in the direction of HD164595.”

The mysterious star’s designation is HD164595, and it’s considered to be sun-like in nature with a nearly identical metallic composition to our own star. So far, a single Neptune-like (but warmer) planet has been discovered in its orbit—HD 164595 b. But as Gilster explained, “There could, of course, be other planets still undetected in this system.”

Decorated Italian SETI researcher and mathematician Claudio Maccone along with Russia’s Nikolai Bursov of the Special Astrophysical Observatory are the principal scientists working on the apparent discovery. They claim that “permanent monitoring of this target is needed.”

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Do aliens exist? UK to disclose secret UFO files in March this year

(ZEENEWS) — New Delhi: For years, scientists have refused to reveal the truth behind unexplained UFO mysteries. This has baffled us and speculations about whether the extraterrestrial life really exists or not just gets murkier day by day.

According to reports, the UK government is all set to release shocking evidence of alien contact, when 18 classified files will be released in March 2016.

However, the British government also stated that they may not make these files public as they contain ‘sensitive material’.

It has been claimed by former government employees that at least two of these files contain clear evidence of UFO landings and alien contact. Read more »