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SETI “Wow!” Signal Wasn’t Chatty Aliens After All — It Was a Fizzing Comet

7 Jun 2017, 20:49 UTC
SETI “Wow!” Signal Wasn’t Chatty Aliens After All — It Was a Fizzing Comet Big Ear Radio Observatory and North American AstroPhysical Observatory (NAAPO).

On Aug. 15, 1977 at 10:16 p.m. ET Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope detected a curious signal from deep space. Nearly 40 years later, we finally know what caused it and, sadly, it’s not aliens.

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