Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

SETI back in business - the search goes on


Posted on Tuesday, 9 August, 2011 | Comment icon 28 comments | News tip by: Persia


Image credit: Berkeley

 
SETI have managed to raise enough money to restart the telescope needed to continue searching for ET.

Back in April SETI were forced to halt the project due to lack of funding, but now the institute has succeeded in raising the $200,000 needed to get the Allen Telescope Array back in action and is ready to continue the search for alien life.

"The institute was forced to put the hunt on hold in April, after cash-strapped governments decided they could no longer afford to pay the interstellar phone bill."

  View: Full article |  Source: Fox News

  Discuss: View comments (28)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #19 Posted by Anotheryahoo on 9 August, 2011, 21:19
The chance of a intersteller species using radio is 0, makes no sense. Your going to have to be extremely lucky to find a civilization who is having a brief fling with radio before moving on in a very brief moment of time. Like Indians looking for smoke signals from our modern civilization. The chance is 0. Hence Seti's findings.
Comment icon #20 Posted by The Religious Hoax on 10 August, 2011, 0:50
I would dare to guess that a majority of people on this forum have either seen or experienced something that suggests we are not alone. Hence why most people make this assumption to begin with.
Comment icon #21 Posted by David Yates on 10 August, 2011, 1:49
Have they tried Congress? There are some pretty inhuman types there--although I'm not so sure about intelligence.
Comment icon #22 Posted by 27vet on 10 August, 2011, 7:59
My SETI@home is always on.
Comment icon #23 Posted by Paxus on 10 August, 2011, 16:16
YAY! Good news! Thanks Persia! Well, I think it's good news anyway. The more eyes and ears we have 'out there' the better. It certainly does no harm! Perplexed? Really? A great many people have never seen God and yet they sincerely believe this being exists. At least we have seen many UFOs which might be ET.... More believable than God, if you ask me...
Comment icon #24 Posted by booNyzarC on 10 August, 2011, 16:54
I'd have to disagree on this one. We are comparing apples to [s]oranges[/s] people with this one. God isn't something that is provable in the scientific sense, but ET visitation should be. They aren't even in the same ballpark.
Comment icon #25 Posted by Paxus on 10 August, 2011, 17:03
I don't see why not.... You were surprised at people's ability to believe in something they haven't got proof of. I merely point out that people do it all the time - via people who believe in God...
Comment icon #26 Posted by gOOgLer on 10 August, 2011, 17:56
I wish SETI an alien contact. :-)
Comment icon #27 Posted by booNyzarC on 10 August, 2011, 18:22
I do see your point, but I still contend that the comparative is flawed because of how extremely different the two are. Now, comparing religious belief itself and belief in ET visitation is much closer. I realize that I'm being a bit picky here, but I think it is an important distinction to make. Belief in [any specific] religion isn't quite the same as belief in God; even though there is a clear relationship of sorts between those, and belief in [any specific] religion is somewhat similar to belief in ET visitation like you are describing. I don't know if that makes sense. I'... [More]


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Australian town is invaded by 100,000 bats
5-24-2016
Batemans Bay in New South Wales has become so overrun that a state of emergency has been declared.
Warning goes out over 'vampire fish' in UK
5-24-2016
Swimmers have been urged to be on the lookout due to a rise in the number of blood-sucking sea lampreys.
Are there trillions of alien civilizations ?
5-22-2016
A new study has suggested that the universe is likely to be teeming with extraterrestrial life forms.
Man-eating Nile crocodiles found in Florida
5-22-2016
Using DNA testing, scientists have identified at least three of the deadly reptiles in Florida's swamps.
Other news in this category
Are there trillions of alien civilizations ?
Posted 5-22-2016 | 62 comments
A new study has suggested that the universe is likely to be teeming with extraterrestrial life forms....
 
SETI is seeking ET around red dwarf stars
Posted 4-5-2016 | 25 comments
The SETI Institute is aiming to find evidence of aliens in a place where nobody had thought to look....
 
Can we mask the Earth from hostile aliens ?
Posted 4-2-2016 | 49 comments
A new study has suggested that it may be possible to stop alien civilizations from discovering us....
 
Obama: 'no direct contact with aliens yet'
Posted 2-14-2016 | 87 comments
The US President commented on extraterrestrial contact during a television interview with a six-year-old....
 
Mars 'cauliflower' may hint at microbial life
Posted 2-2-2016 | 39 comments
Mysterious silica formations photographed in a Martian crater could represent evidence of alien life....
 
Could alien life have already gone extinct ?
Posted 1-21-2016 | 67 comments
Even if we do find a habitable planet, could its indigenous life forms have already died out long ago ?...
 
Comets can't explain 'alien structure' star
Posted 1-17-2016 | 243 comments
An astronomical anomaly thought by some to be an 'alien megastructure' has continued to defy explanation....
 
Was 'Wow!' alien signal triggered by comets ?
Posted 1-16-2016 | 23 comments
The famous 'Wow!' signal picked up in 1977 could turn out to have a rather mundane explanation....
 
NASA head comments on finding alien life
Posted 12-7-2015 | 28 comments
Charles Bolden has commented on what would happen if NASA encountered an extraterrestrial life form....
 
Was British policeman abducted by aliens ?
Posted 11-26-2015 | 34 comments
Former police officer Alan Godfry had a close encounter with a UFO while on patrol back in November 1980....
 
'Alien structure' found around distant star?
Posted 10-14-2015 | 243 comments
Astronomers have been left puzzled by a star that appears to have an unexplained mass orbiting around it....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ