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Messaging to Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence - actively sending messages into space in an attempt to contact alien beings. Projects to date have sent messages to specific selected stars.

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Puzzler: Which questions did the Interstellar Rosetta Stone ask of alien civilizations?

The Interstellar Rosetta Stone -- also known as the Dutil-Dumas Message after its inventors -- was a message to extra-terrestrial intelligence (METI). Like the more famous Arecibo Message, it is a ...
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How many total hours has Arecibo transmitted a signal?

Although it is technically a radio telescope for astronomy and radar ranging, the Arecibo Observatory has been used for Messaging for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (meti). How many total hours has ...
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Why were Sónar Calling GJ273b messages called secret?

Sónar Calling GJ273b is in the news, at the time of this question, for sending messages into space in an attempt to contact aliens. Some news sites are calling the messages "secret". Does anyone know ...
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Were the Voyager Golden Record / Arecibo message tested for decodability

I was wondering if the microgroove golden records they put on the Voyager spacecraft, or the Arecibo message, along with instruction on how to decode it, were first put to the test with the subjects ...
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Does man send any signal to attract aliens?

Does man send any signal (such as electromagnetic radiation) to space to attract aliens?