A new study considers how messages from extra-terrestrial civilizations could pose an existential threat, and what humanity should do about it.
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A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis for further study of the Milky Way for years to come.
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Using the Greenbank Radio Telescope, Breakthrough Listen plans to “listen” to ‘Oumuamua to see if there are any signs of alien transmissions.
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Thanks to a new study by an international team of astronomers, we now have the tools we need to map the far side of our galaxy.
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This year’s International Astronautical Congress is being held in Adelaide, Australia and the opening ceremonies of this meeting of ‘all things space’ included a special announcement. The Australian government announced that it will establish a new national space agency, with the hopes of growing Australia’s already vibrant space industry. Michaelia Cash, Australian’s acting Minister of […]
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A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every passing second in the observable Universe
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Using the Green Bank Telescope, researchers with Breakthrough Listen recently detected repeating fast radio bursts coming from a distant galaxy.
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A recent survey conducted by the Arecibo Observatory detected a strange radio signal coming from Ross 128, a star system just 11 light-year from Earth.
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According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a binary twin that it lost billions of years ago.
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A new study has indicated that the famous Wow! signal may have been caused by a comet, though not all are convinced with its findings
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