Jul 30, 2023

Filtering Out Alien Signals From Earth Noise Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

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The search for alien life has always been hampered by the huge racket that Earth generates, rendering it difficult to tease out alien signals from all the local noise.

But a new method for recognizing radio signals traveling through interstellar space could narrow the search considerably.

“I think it’s one of the biggest advances in radio SETI in a long time,” says astrophysicist Andrew Siemion, a co-author of a paper describing the technique and director of the Berkeley Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Research Center.

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