NASA’s “TESS Mission Objects” –Targets of Alien Civilizations Probe

 

TESS First Light

 

“I do indeed suspect there are other intelligent civilizations in the galaxy – we just need to look!” said astrophysicist Andrew Siemion, principal investigator for the Breakthrough Listen program and director of the Berkeley SETI Research Center, in an email to dailygalaxy.com.

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“The Message” –Moon’s Surface May Harbor Traces of Alien Organisms & Technology

Moon's Surface

 

“It would be tantalizing to find microfossils of extraterrestrial forms of life on the moon. Even more exciting would be to find traces of technological equipment that crashed on the lunar surface a billion years ago, amounting to a letter from an alien civilization saying, “We exist,” writes Harvard University’s chief astronomer Avi Loeb, asking can the moon provide clues for extraterrestrial life?

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Alien Civilizations –“May Create Detectable Black-Hole Particle Accelerators”

Cosmic Particle Accelerator

 

“The nightmare of particle physics is the dream of astronomers searching for extraterrestrials,” says astrophysicist Brian Lacki, at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey, who proposes that advanced civilizations may want to build a black-hole-powered particle accelerator to study physics.

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From the X Files –Alien Signal May Be a “Death Monument” (Weekend Feature)

alien civilization

 

“Perhaps in ten thousand years, the starry sky that humankind gazes upon will remain empty and silent,” writes Liu Cixin, China’s foremost philosopher of first contact and author of the Three Body Problem. “But perhaps tomorrow we’ll wake up and find an alien spaceship the size of the Moon parked in orbit.”

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“Alien Technosignatures” –Buried in the Pipeline Data?

ESO Star Trails

 

 

“This data release is a tremendous milestone for the Breakthrough Listen team,” said Dr. Danny Price of the search “pipeline” that scans through billions of radio channels, looking for signals of radio-transmitting extraterrestrial civilizations in our Galactic neighborhood that are too narrow and well-defined to result from natural processes.

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“Spinning Like a Hypersonic Top” –US Navy Pilots Reported Strange, Unknown Objects

UFOs

 

A professor of physics, Kevin Knuth, formerly a research scientist who worked for four years at NASA’s Ames Research Center, attended the 2002 NASA Contact Conference, which focused on serious speculation about extraterrestrials. During the meeting a concerned participant said loudly in a sinister tone, “We have absolutely no idea what is out there!” The silence that followed was palpable as the truth of this statement sunk in.

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