A team of researchers recently published a study entitled Discovery of peculiar periodic spectral modulations in a small fraction of solar-type stars in which they explain that the eerie space signals that reached our planet are definitive proof of intelligent alien life. The scientists believe that the signals represent communication efforts from other civilizations.
According to the team, a number of eerie space signals were discovered over the years, their origin remaining a mystery.
In order to trace the source of the spectral modulations, the researchers analyzed over 2.5 million stars. From the total sample, 234 gave off peculiar modulations suggesting that they are not naturally occurring.
The paper stated that the signals in question have the form of extraterrestrial messages created by intelligent life forms. The scientists are backing their claims with proof. It seems that the signals only come from a handful of stars that present a narrow spectral range.
Moreover, a mathematical analysis of the pulses revealed that they are more complex than any natural phenomenon can be, therefore proving that the eerie space signals are artificially created. The patterns with which the stars change their colors are too precise.
The finely tuned modulations are starting to generate lengthy conversations within the scientific community, some members not being convinced by the explanations provided by the two Quebec scientists.
However, even if the theory is wrong and the modulations are not artificially created, the discovery pointed out a serious omission in Earth’s quest for alien civilizations. Until now, scientists built giant radios, designed satellites, and came up with elaborate mathematical schemes to understand the sounds of space. However, nobody thought about looking for other signs, visual signs that prove that we are not the only intelligent species in the known universe.
Currently, Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking are working on a project designed to “listen” to the Universe and find signs of intelligent alien life.
While Hawking is involved in all the projects linked to the search of alien lifeforms, the astrophysicist urges people of Earth to be wary of the first contact.
Do you think that eerie space signals have an alien origin? Are we close to making first contact with an advanced alien civilization?
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