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National Geographic Sends Crowdsourced Tweets Into Space [Video]

National Geographic Sends Crowdsourced Tweets Into Space [Video]
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The organization replies to an extra-terrestrial message using social media.

Yi Chen
  • 16 august 2012


In 1977, scientist Jerry R. Ehman discovered the ‘Wow! signal’ which was detected by the Big Ear radio telescope during a SETI project. The intensity of the signal has been interpreted as a special message sent from an extra-terrestrial source. 35 years later, National Geographic  replies to this message with tweets as part of its Chasing UFO TV series.

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