PIC: The Allen Telescope Array is now being used to try to verify the signal CREDIT: SETI
The unusual signal was originally detected on May 15, 2015, by the Russian Academy of Science-operated RATAN-600 radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya, Russia, but was kept secret from the international community. Interstellar space reporter Paul Gilster broke the story after the researchers quietly circulated a paper announcing the detection of “a strong signal in the direction of HD164595.”
Why was the signal kept secret from other researchers for so long??
<pic The Allen Telescope Array is now being used to try to verify the signal CREDIT: SETI>
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