A non-profit organization wants to send signals off planet in the very near future.
if you were a castaway on a desert island, according to what the cinema and television have taught us, you would surely dedicate yourself to writing with giant letters in the sand the word sos or you would make a huge bonfire so that someone, by sea or air, could see your signal and rescue you. Some astronomers they think it’s a good idea send signals of our Location to outer space, although we do not need to save ourselves. Or so we think.
Communication with unknown entities beyond Earth has a new modality
Just as the SETI Institute is a organization well known in the scientific scene and among amateurs to the adventure in discovery of civilizations beyond our planet, now is the time for you to meet the METI. This organization non-profit has as The end latest communicate with extraterrestrial civilizations, through the transmission of interstellar messages. In a recent statement, at the time of writing this article, scientists from this organization assure that will send radio messages to one star close.
The chosen star system by said scientists will be TRAPPIST-1, which has three possible potentially habitable planets orbiting its star. East draftnamed Stihia Beyond, will be a festival in which they will participate 30 artists and musicians to transmit small pieces musicals in radio messages through a deep space antenna. This star system is located 39 light years away from Earth, although there will also be an attempt, later, to reach the exoplanet K2-18bwhich is located at 124 light years away.
The transmissions will be carried out from the Goonhilly Earth Station, located in the south of englandthe day October 4, 2022 and will consist of music and science tutorials created to raise awareness about the potential dangers who faces our environment. On the website of the Stihia Beyond project, at the top, you can find a indicator of the date of Shippingthe distance traveled from the launch of the first signal and the approximate date of arrival to the chosen star system, which is currently situated on the 11th day of October in the year 2146. douglas vakochpresident of METI, it states what:
For humanity to live long enough to receive the answer from TRAPPIST-1, we must face the climate crisis today.
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