Interstellar message in a bottle


9 Responses to “Interstellar message in a bottle”

  1. Casual_Economy says:

    What kind of transmission do they use? I thought most of our transmissions decayed after only a couple light years.

    • Depends a lot on the quality of the receiver. I have read that the Arecibo radio telescope could exchange messages with a similar instrument elsewhere in the galaxy.

      But I wonder is this message talks louder than all the world’s TV transmitters.

  2. Stephen Hawking does not approve.

  3. Ito Kagehisa says:

    Great, an engraved invitation to interstellar invaders.  The Comet Empire will be here in no time.

    We’d better get started on Earth’s image upgrade while there’s still time.

  4. Mark Dow says:

    At first I read “..mass hailing bacon…”. THAT’s how you get the attention of aliens.

    • crenquis says:

      What is the smell of space?
      “The best description I can come up with is metallic; a rather pleasant sweet metallic sensation.”
      … they have noticed a distinct smell of seared meat and ozone…

      Sweet, metallic, seared meat scent?  I can only deduce that space already smells like Bacon Salt…

  5. Matt Grimm says:

    Iteration 17294536: I’m alone now. Uhm … On the island alone. Please, someone come. The others, they’re … they’re dead. I-it killed them. I-it killed them all.

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