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'Wow' Signal turns 30

'Wow' Signal turns 30

(3)It was this week 30 years ago that Ohio State's Big Ear(1) radiotelescope captured a very strong, anomalous signal as it scanned the cosmos. Whatever it was, it so surprised astronomer Jerry Ehman that he wrote "Wow!" on the data printout. Many wonder if this was our first encounter with intelligent extraterrestrial life. More at MSNBC(2).

1. http://www.bigear.org/
2. http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2007/08/15/319127.aspx
3. http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2007/08/15/319127.aspx

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