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Aliens on my radio
Most signals received and analysed have turned out to have natural explanations, but regardless, the methods employed by the group are scientifically sound and their reported signals are often featured in prominent journals. So even if SETI doesn't find life out there, it has found some very interesting non-life out there.
The WOW signal
In 1977 Seti picked up the eponyms WOW signal, Astronomer Jerry Ehman heard 72 Seconds of radio data transmitted from space.
- The Arecibo message wouldn't be within RationalWiki's mission, but we have an article on the Arecibo answer
- The Drake Equation for guessing probability of intelligent extraterrestrial life.