Signs Of Alien Life? Stephen Hawking’s Alien-Seeking Project Investigates Peculiar Star Anomalies
The search for alien life has been a long endeavor by thousands of scientists around the world. Many as they are, conclusive evidence regarding the matter remains elusive.
But outer space is vast and it is possible that among those distant stars and planet thrives a civilization that may be far advanced than ours. As such, the search continues and astronomers are peering across the sky to find clues that would lead to a concrete answer.
Star Clusters Exhibiting Strange Activities That May Be Cause By Alien Life
Among these researchers are Ermanno Borra and Eric Trottier from Laval University, Canada. They claim that a cluster of stars is exhibiting strange pulses that they said may be an indication of extraterrestrial life.
To investigate this cluster, the duo used the eight-food wide telescope called the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to observe some 2.5 million distant stars. Their investigation led them to believe that 234 of those stars are showing anomalies and that the pulses are akin to lasers being flashed from deep space, said New Scientist.
"We consider several possibilities, such as rotational transitions in molecules, rapid pulsations...and signals generated by Extraterrestrial Intelligence (ETI)," stated the two. They added that the fact that these pulses are found in a very small fraction of stars in a narrow spectral range centered near the spectral type of the sun indicates that ETI could possibly be causing the peculiar cosmic activity.
Researchers From Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence To Investigate Star Cluster
However, Borra and Trottier's conclusion to their observation have been met with a wave of criticism in the scientific community and called the study ambiguous at best, reported Business Insider. Despite this, the Breakthrough Listen Project, funded by Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, will be investigating the star cluster as every avenue that shows signs of alien life is worth looking in to.
"It's an incredibly profound subject - and of course that's why many of us devote our lives to the field and put so much energy into trying to answer these questions," said Andrew Siemion, director of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Research. "But you can't make such definitive statements about detections unless you've exhausted every possible means of follow-up."
The researchers of the project said that while the possibility of ETI is still on the table it's the last thing that they expect to find. Borra, on the other hand, is still excited that others are joining in on the investigation to find out what is really going on in that cluster of stars.
Alien Life: NASA Designs New Detecting Tool To Make Search 10000 Times Easier
NASA has reportedly developed a new technique to improve the currently used methods in searching for alien life. The research study on the new method is said to be 10,000 times easier and more effective than the traditional techniques.
International UFO Conference Slated In Arizona To Shed Light Alien Life
The 26th International UFO Conference is scheduled to happen on Feb. 16-19 in Arizona. Several speakers are expected to come forward to shed light on alien life including the talked-about Phoenix Lights incident of 1997.
Aliens On Mars: Spaceship-Like Object Captured By Mars Rover
More definitive proof of aliens on Mars spotted by alien hunters -- alien spaceship, alien house and bodies of extraterrestrial beings.
Are Aliens The Same As Machines Of The Future? Find Out As A Group Of Astronomers Claim Machines And Aliens Are Nothing But Similar
With the ever growing claims of UFO sightings, another one has been put to record as SETI astronomers claim that aliens will most likely be the machines of the future. Are UFOs close to reaching the earth and dominating the human race? Find out what authorities have to say
Alien Life In Venus: Russia And U.S. To Find Life In Venus In 2025
The U.S. and Russian space agencies are reportedly teaming up for a mission to find alien life in Venus. The prokect dubbed Venera-D is said to launch in 2025.
UFO’s, Angels Or Demons? What Could It Be? Find Out As Terrifying Photos Of A ‘Winged Creature’ Startles Arizona Residents
With the ever growing claims of UFO sighting, is this the final proof that we have all been waiting for? Are UFOs the real demons that we are all afraid of? What’s the truth behind claims of an Arizona resident after he releases photos of a winged creature? Here’s what authorities have to say
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Galaxy Note 8 News: Samsung’s Most Expensive Phone To Launch In September
Galaxy Note 8 is said to be Samsung's most expensive and the most powerful smartphone to be released soon.
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
Clash Of Clans Latest Update: New Features And Upgrades Coming To Builder Hall Level 6; Night Witch, Roaster Added
Builder Hall Level 6 will be upgraded and will have new features once the Clash of Clans latest update rolls out. Two new units, Night Witch and Roaster are also coming.
'Outlander' Season 3 Spoilers: EP And Caitriona Balfe Teases First Few Episodes; Jamie and Claire's Reunion Will Be Bittersweet
"Outlander" EP recently talked about the first few episodes of the show's third season. Actress Caitriona Balfe also teased how fans will be happy about the twists they fans will witness in season 3.