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Mar 15, 2017

Don’t look now, but scientists might have just discovered evidence of alien spaceships

Have we heard evidence of intergalactic space travel?

Ben Sandilands — Editor of Plane Talking

Ben Sandilands

Editor of Plane Talking

Throughout the space age, astronomers have occasionally asked, "Have we seen aliens and not recognised them?".

According to this rather soberly quizzical report in New Atlas, a US team at Harvard think they may have identified signals of possible alien origin from widespread locations in the observed universe.

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4 thoughts on “Don’t look now, but scientists might have just discovered evidence of alien spaceships

  1. Dendretic Days

    I suspect that the strange course changes demonstrated by comets etc (e.g. ISON) indicate action of non-gravitational forces, quite possibly under intelligent control.
    One stealth approach to a solar system is to hollow out an asteroid, put in an engine and operating system, and enter at slow speed.

  2. AR

    I’d be happier to chat before meeting, given the repetitive history of what happens when cultures of vastly different technological levels meet.

    1. John Hall

      Better get Manus Asteroid ready to impress our first contacts, just in case they aren’t issued visa.

  3. db

    “A spacecraft that “only” achieved 10% the speed of light” is very fast without much of a nasty shift in frequency of radiation moving towards the traveller.

    Any living thing moving at large fractions of the speed of light is likely to get fried by radiation coming the other way when it gets shifted into something more dangerous. Beyond a certain speed even the background radiation is going to be deadly and pretty well impossible to shield against.

    That makes 10% of the speed of light travel sound more likely than much faster speeds.

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