Tag: The Wow! Signal

The Wow! Signal’s galactic origin (science video).

December 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Wow! Signal’s galactic origin (science video).

Here’s a forty-minute-long science video on where the Wow! signal might have come from, featuring an interview with Alberto Callabero who has just written a new paper which pins the possible origins of the Wow! Signal to a sunlike star over 1800 light-years away. The Wow! Signal, was picked up at the Big Ear radio […]

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Wow, what a signal: the time we picked up an alien radio transmission (science video).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Wow, what a signal: the time we picked up an alien radio transmission (science video).

Here’s a science documentary on the The Wow! Signal, a strong narrowband radio signal received August 15th, 1977, by Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope. The signal came from the direction of the constellation Sagittarius and bore all the expected hallmarks of an extraterrestrial origin. It still remains the strongest candidate for an alien […]

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