Astronomers want kids to create the message they will send into space for aliens

In 1974 on November 16, Carl Sagan and Frank Drake, founder of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, SETI, sent a radio message intended for extraterrestrials from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, the largest radio telescope of its kind at that time. The binary message was beamed to Messier 13 (M13) a cluster of an estimated 300,000 stars some 25,000 light years away. Now, more than four decades later, a “New Arecibo Message” is being… Seguir leyendo “Astronomers want kids to create the message they will send into space for aliens”