Two new SETI programs will listen for...

Two new SETI programs will listen for aliens

There are 13 comments on the CBS News story from Jul 14, 2014, titled Two new SETI programs will listen for aliens. In it, CBS News reports that:

The 305-meter telescope at Arecibo is just one of a collection that SETI will use to search nearby stars for electronic signals that could indicate intelligent life.

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Since: Sep 12

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#1 Jul 14, 2014
They don't need Arecibo to detect aliens, just go to the USA/Mexico border. 10's of thousands
El Cacique

New York, NY

#2 Jul 14, 2014
JMWinPR wrote:
They don't need Arecibo to detect aliens, just go to the USA/Mexico border. 10's of thousands
LOL...Funny.
Colossal Waste

Beverly, MA

#3 Jul 21, 2014
... Of money and resources.

The world is falling apart and we are wasting time listening for what exactly?

Nothing is going to happen people.

Close this stupid SETI program and use the money and resources for alternative energies, improvements in agriculture, managing water resources, etc.

This is utter BS and needs to stop.

If there are Aliens, clearly they could give a rat's ass about us. They have better things to do.

Since: Feb 14

Location hidden

#6 Jul 22, 2014
Why would you want to do that; When so many Topix users are investing in aluminum foil to stop the aliens from reading their thoughts.
Foiled

Beverly, MA

#7 Jul 23, 2014
Curiosityforever wrote:
Why would you want to do that; When so many Topix users are investing in aluminum foil to stop the aliens from reading their thoughts.
So is this a stock tip that we should be investing in Reynolds Wrap?
PRmythbuster

United States

#8 Jul 23, 2014
JMWinPR wrote:
They don't need Arecibo to detect aliens, just go to the USA/Mexico border. 10's of thousands
Your right theres a bunch of illegal aliens from europe blocking the original inhabitants of America from travelling freely between so called Mexico and so called USA... Mexicans and their indigenous cousins(American Indians) are the original inhabitants of North America...
JMWinPR

Caguas, Puerto Rico

#9 Jul 23, 2014
Colossal Waste wrote:
... Of money and resources.
The world is falling apart and we are wasting time listening for what exactly?
Nothing is going to happen people.
Close this stupid SETI program and use the money and resources for alternative energies, improvements in agriculture, managing water resources, etc.
This is utter BS and needs to stop.
If there are Aliens, clearly they could give a rat's ass about us. They have better things to do.
Carl Sagan originally started this project. They have recently discovered a signal that doesn't appear to be random, and is unlike the other noise commonly heard. While your post makes some sense, this technology is pushing the envelope as far as radio reception is concerned. It has far greater ROI than most government programs. No, I don't work there, though I've visited twice.
MMN

Fort Worth, TX

#10 Jul 29, 2014
JMWinPR wrote:
<quoted text>
Carl Sagan originally started this project. They have recently discovered a signal that doesn't appear to be random, and is unlike the other noise commonly heard. While your post makes some sense, this technology is pushing the envelope as far as radio reception is concerned. It has far greater ROI than most government programs. No, I don't work there, though I've visited twice.
Yes I believe it was called the WOW FACTOR. All though all you need is eyes to see and ears to hear to make contact with our galactic neighbors.
Nulli Secundus

Woodbury, CT

#11 Jul 31, 2014
JMWinPR wrote:
They don't need Arecibo to detect aliens, just go to the USA/Mexico border. 10's of thousands
LOL. And they're all whining about their "rights" to food, clothing, shelter, jobs, healthcare -- stuff that We Citizens don't have and are not guaranteed; but will have to pay for THEM to get these free gifts.
Nulli Secundus

Woodbury, CT

#12 Jul 31, 2014
PRmythbuster wrote:
Your right theres a bunch of illegal aliens from europe blocking the original inhabitants of America from travelling freely between so called Mexico and so called USA... Mexicans and their indigenous cousins(American Indians) are the original inhabitants of North America...
And your [sic] wrong - every biped in the New World came from somewhere else at some time or other. Bipeds (supposedly) originated in africa (my bets are on Eurasia) and spread from there.

Nothing alive in the Americas can trace a lineage back to tree-swingers on these two continents (except maybe kanye west, and even there you only have to go back about 35 years...).
Nope

Beverly, MA

#13 Aug 3, 2014
Nulli Secundus wrote:
<quoted text>LOL. And they're all whining about their "rights" to food, clothing, shelter, jobs, healthcare -- stuff that We Citizens don't have and are not guaranteed; but will have to pay for THEM to get these free gifts.
Bitter much? Sounds like you need a bit of sugar in your coffee.
PRmythbuster

United States

#14 Sep 13, 2014
Nulli Secundus wrote:
<quoted text>And your [sic] wrong - every biped in the New World came from somewhere else at some time or other. Bipeds (supposedly) originated in africa (my bets are on Eurasia) and spread from there.
Nothing alive in the Americas can trace a lineage back to tree-swingers on these two continents (except maybe kanye west, and even there you only have to go back about 35 years...).


thats true but indigenous people who have been here thousands of years have more rights to the land than people who came through hundreds of years...

“..A little kingdom...”

Since: Aug 14

Location hidden

#15 Sep 13, 2014
What is [email protected]?

[email protected] is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/

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