“Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself”.
Edwin Land, scientist and inventor (1909-91)
Thursday, 4 July 2019
Help find ET
Are we alone? After 3 years
of searching the Breakthrough Listen project notes that “We found no evidence of
artificial signals from beyond Earth, but this doesn't mean there isn't
intelligent life out there: we may just not have looked in the right place yet,
or peered deep enough to detect faint signals”. In sharing its two recent papers and 1 PB of raw observational data the
team is encouraging the astronomical community to look afresh with different
tools and perspectives. Did they miss something?