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Survey finds no detectable alien radio signals across 10 million stars

2 monthes ago   |   By Astronomy Now

Dipole antennas making up the Murchison Widefield Array in Australia. Image: Dragonfly Media
Astronomers using the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope in Australia surveyed a patch of sky around the constellation Vela known to include at least 10 million stars, on the lookout for radio emissions that could indicate the presence of one or more technological civilisations.
The result?
“We found no technosignatures - no sign of intelligent life,” said Chenoa Tremblay, a researcher with Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, or CSIRO.
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