DailyDirt: Hello, World Universe! Hello? (Is This Thing On?)

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The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) hasn't yielded much, and some of the results are even a bit embarrassing. We don't really know what to look for when we're listening for alien signals. There's growing evidence that planets like ours are not rare in the universe, but that doesn't necessarily mean intelligent life is abundant. Given the vast distances to neighboring star systems, we're also not likely to visit them any time soon. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: aliens, breakthrough listen, exoplanets, extraterrestrial life, nexss, seti, seti@home, space, yuri milner
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    Guardian, 1 Aug 2015 @ 5:43am

    lolwhat

    "This probably doesn't mean anything other than we don't know what to look for. "

    um then i'd say all of this is a HUGE WASTE OF HUMANITES EFFORTS

    prove you know what your looking for first

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      Roger Strong (profile), 1 Aug 2015 @ 8:32am

      Re: lolwhat

      Yes. No more money for research into eradicating cancer unless scientists know the steps that will eradicate it. Or at least the exact steps that will lead to that knowledge.

      /s

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    Anonymous Coward, 1 Aug 2015 @ 6:38am

    The best proof of alien intellegence

    The best proof of alien intelligence is that it avoids Earth.

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    Anonymous Coward, 3 Aug 2015 @ 9:18am

    It's already hard to find intelligence on this planet.

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