Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Alien Life is Waiting to Hear From You!

Your Chance to Respond to the Alien Message of 1977


A scan of a color copy of the original computer printout bearing the Wow! signal, taken several years after the signal's 1977 arrival. CREDIT: The Ohio State University Radio Observatory and the North American AstroPhysical Observatory (NAAPO) 
If there's something you'd like to say to aliens, now's your chance. The Wow! signal, a mysterious radio transmission detected in 1977 that may or may not have come from extraterrestrials, is finally getting a response from humanity. Anyone can contribute his or her two cents — or 140 characters, to be exact — to the cosmic reply via Twitter.

All tweets composed between 8 p.m. EDT Friday (June 29) and 3 a.m. EDT Saturday (June 30) tagged with the hashtag #ChasingUFOs will be rolled into a single message, according to the National Geographic Channel, which is timing the Twitter event to coincide with the premiere

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