Next up: The search for alien light pollution

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7 Responses to “Next up: The search for alien light pollution”

  1. Paul Renault says:

    “Future telescopes may be able to hunt for likely extinct  alien civilizations by looking for artificial lighting. “

  2. machinestate says:

    wow… and unless earth starts emitting something faster than light, we’ll be likely long gone before anyone else finds any currently-existing trace of our civilization

  3. proginoskes says:

    Kuiper Belt : distant star systems… that’s like five orders of magnitude. You’re gonna need a BIG mirror!

  4. Getefix says:

    Bug zapper.

  5. bcsizemo says:

    Hell with that amount of light pollution it is no wonder we have to place our telescopes in space.

    /sarcasm
    The obvious next step is to start working on subspace communications.
    sarcasm/

  6. howaboutthisdangit says:

    So how long until we can eavesdrop on their WiFi?

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