Friday, November 9, 2018

Scientists Want to Use Lasers to Guide Aliens to Earth. What Could Go Wrong??

We could build a laser that could send signals to extraterrestrial intelligence. Not we as in the staff of Live Science. (That's probably beyond our skill set.) But we as in humanity. A new paper published yesterday (Nov.

Well, there you have it. I'm not sure exactly what to think about this here. Is this just more clickbait from the pop-science-site crowd, just one of an endless series of junk stories that come and go without ever amounting to anything? Is this laser omnidirectional or two-way, meaning can information be sent back and forth upon it? Or is this some kind of signal to let the Vegas know that the groundwork's been laid and the Earth's now ready? 

Cast your vote in the comments.