Astronomers Have Detected Strange Signals Coming From a Star 11 Light Years Away

Astronomers Have Detected Strange Signals Coming From a Star 11 Light Years Away

Insert standard clause “not saying it’s aliens, but …”

15 JUL 2017

Astronomers say they have detected “strange signals” coming from the direction of a small, dim star located about 11 light-years from Earth.
Researchers picked up the mysterious signals on May 12 using the Arecibo Observatory, a huge radio telescope built inside of a Puerto Rican sinkhole.

The radio signals appear to be coming from Ross 128, a red dwarf star that’s not yet known to have any planets and is about 2,800 times dimmer than the Sun.
Abel Méndez, an astrobiologist at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, said the star was observed for 10 minutes, during which time the signal was picked up and “almost periodic”.
Méndez said it’s extremely unlikely that intelligent extraterrestrial life is responsible, but noted the possibility can’t yet be ruled out.
“The SETI [Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence] groups are aware of the signals,” Méndez wrote in an email to Business Insider.
While Arecibo is known for its role in efforts to search for signals from aliens, it’s also great for looking at distant galaxies and pinging near-Earth asteroids.
Méndez thinks the signal is more likely from something humans put in space, perhaps a satellite that passed thousands of miles overhead.

“The field of view of [Arecibo] is wide enough, so there is the possibility that the signals were caused not by the star but another object in the line of sight,” Méndez said, adding that “some communication satellites transmit in the frequencies we observed.”
However, in a July 12 blog post about the mystery of Ross 128, he wrote that “we have never seen satellites emit bursts like that” and called the signals “very peculiar”.
Another possible explanation is a stellar flare, or outburst of energy from the star’s surface. Such bursts from the sun travel at light-speed, emit powerful radio signals, and can disrupt satellites and communications on Earth, as well as endanger astronauts.
Solar flares can also be chased by a slower-moving yet more energetic coronal mass ejections: a flood of solar particles that can distort our planet’s magnetic field, generate geomagnetic storms, and cripple power grids and fry electronics.
To see if the signals are still there, Méndez said Arecibo is going to stare down Ross 128 and its surroundings many more times, starting July 16.
“Success will be to find the signal again in the star but not in its surrounding[s]. If we don’t get the signal again then the mystery deepens, ” he said. “We are not sure if we can get to the bottom of this mystery from just the next observations if that was a rare event.”

But FAST isn’t operational right now, since it’s being calibrated, and Méndez said he doesn’t know when it will be back online.
Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, confirmed that the group is “well aware of the signals” and might use its powerful Allen Telescope Array in California “to check them out.”
“The chances are high that they’re terrestrial interference, in fact. That’s really always been the case,” Shostak told Business Insider in an email.
Right now there’s really only one compelling signal from outer space that might come from aliens: “[T]he WOW signal,” Shostak said. “That one is still quite odd.”
This article was originally published by Business Insider.

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"But FAST isn't operational right now, since it's being calibrated, and Méndez said he doesn't know when it will be back online."

500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST):


The Alien signals have been DECIPHERED!

Reads as follows:

NO! For the tenth time ve did NOT influence The Donalds Erection or activate its wrestling chip! It achieved that all by itself...

Ve did do The Hillary tho, not our finest vork, ve has to scrap it after spare head 2 did a 360 on CNN Breakfast. Luckily no one noticed because its owned by Jews and they do Exorcisms all the time..  

ha ,no doubt gerry ,lol

OMG! antisemtism! oh vey! you can't post that!! not during holocaustianity month anyway. 

The offending tism (this is serious man) you speak of is actually Humour-ism.

The forgotten ingredient without which there is no yardstick to use for perspective rendering everything serious, monotonous and pointless.

Anyway whats a semite? You can't be anti something unknown to you.

A Human on the other hand, I know what that is so then the word is Misanthropist (look it up) I can easily be one of those and dislike everybody equalitaly, thats good because thats another popular word (that I just bastardised for the sheer thrill of it so its equally (there it is again!) vague as antisemite), but Na, I'll let you off this time as I would rather be a Pro. 

nothing new to me man.

the earth is flat

israel did 911

nasa is a hoax - a hebrew word meaning "to deceive on a  grand scale"

jews control media

jews control banking

and jews controlled the roman catholic church, which has 666 symbolism all over it.

i am awake, and simply now waiting for the others ;)


Hope your mates get here soon James and they don't forget the foot pump...

Someone who already "knows" all the answers never learns anything new James. Hence they are asleep.

As far as I'm concerned, you are waiting at the wrong bus stop mate

-The Earth is unlikely to be flat.

- No one really knows for certain who did 911 except the perpetrators,hence we are still seeking the smoking gun evidence.

- NASA tells some porkies and is often economical with the facts. This does not mean every single thing they say or do is automatically a lie.

- I am a member of "the Media". I am not Jewish. And I DO have control over what I do and do not publish. CNN might be a different matter though!

-Jewish interests do indeed control most of the world's banks. I agree.

-666 is part of the Christian literature, being from John's revelation.

-The claim that Jews controlled (past tense?) the RC church is rather extraordinary given that Roman Catholicism was created by the Roman Emperor Constantine, who was not at all Jewish. However I'd like to hear more about the theory James if you'd care to elaborate.

Nice one Gerry. And it's not antisemitic to tell the truth!

Cheers Martin, I knew that.. but I knew that you knew that I knew that...thats because I really do hate every body just as much=0

Its just too much work....

all astro-no-money is a hoax - for fools

learn astrology- the true science, which has never changed, same as those lights in the sky

santos bonacci

Thanks James, god knows how, but I had not seen Santos Bonacci.  His ideas fit with Gianinni Amadeus. Cool!


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