Questions tagged [technomarkers]

Measurements that may indicate the presence of technology of non-human origin, typically in the telescope data on a planet or star. Examples are radiation emissions and spectrometry that don´t fit models for natural occurrence.

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Could we detect a nuclear explosion near Proxima Centauri?

How big would a nuclear explosion in open space around 1 AU from Proxima Centauri have to be for it to be detectable with current technology? Assume best-case scenarios, such as we're specifically ...
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What exactly do they look for when searching for extraterrestrial intelligence?

There are some experiments and projects that are searching for extraterrestrial intelligence.(SETI) I want to know what signs exactly are they looking for? Do they just look for monotone sinusoidal ...